Dropbox To Cut 11% of its Global Workforce

Dropbox is cutting its global workforce by about 11%, the company said in an 8K filing released Wednesday. From a report: The move will affect 315 people, who will be notified by the end of the business day. "The steps we're taking today are painful, but necessary," Dropbox CEO Drew Houston said in an employee memo Wednesday. Dropbox committed to preserve job security through 2020, but Houston said that looking ahead to this year "it's clear that we need to make changes in order to create a healthy and thriving business for the future." The company said the job cuts will help it focus on its top priorities for the year, which include evolving the core Dropbox experience, investing in new products and driving operational excellence. Read more of this story at Slashdot.

Dropbox To Cut 11% of its Global Workforce
Dropbox is cutting its global workforce by about 11%, the company said in an 8K filing released Wednesday. From a report: The move will affect 315 people, who will be notified by the end of the business day. "The steps we're taking today are painful, but necessary," Dropbox CEO Drew Houston said in an employee memo Wednesday. Dropbox committed to preserve job security through 2020, but Houston said that looking ahead to this year "it's clear that we need to make changes in order to create a healthy and thriving business for the future." The company said the job cuts will help it focus on its top priorities for the year, which include evolving the core Dropbox experience, investing in new products and driving operational excellence.

Read more of this story at Slashdot.