– High-profile tech companies like Google and Pure Storage are cutting hundreds of jobs in the Bay Area
– The cuts are part of a wider trend of job cuts in the tech industry
– State records show that the latest round of job cuts will affect hundreds of jobs in the region
Pure Storage and Google have announced that they will be cutting a total of 274 jobs in the Bay Area.
Pure Storage, a data storage company, will be cutting 125 jobs as part of a restructuring plan. The company stated that the move is aimed at aligning its resources with its strategic priorities and optimizing its cost structure.
Meanwhile, Google will be eliminating 149 positions in its cloud computing division. The tech giant attributed the layoffs to the ongoing impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on its business.
Both companies have stated that they will be providing support and resources to affected employees, including severance packages and job placement assistance.
The job cuts come as a blow to the Bay Area, which has been hit hard by the economic fallout from the pandemic. The region has seen a number of tech companies announce layoffs in recent months as they grapple with the challenges of the current business environment.
Despite the cuts, both Pure Storage and Google remain committed to their long-term growth and success. They continue to invest in innovation and are focused on delivering value to their customers.