Apple Lets Go of Recruiters as Company Slows Down Hiring

Apple is laying off as many as 100 of its recruiters responsible for finding and reviewing potential new applicants and full-time employees for the company as part of a broader crackdown on hiring and spending, Bloomberg has reported.

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The 100 recruiters, spread out across Apple's offices in California, Texas, and Singapore, were told they were being let go due to a shift in Apple's approach to spending and a slowdown in hiring. Those workers were told they would receive pay and their benefits for an additional two weeks and would have a chance to have their personal belongings returned from their offices, Bloomberg reports.

The 100 recruiters laid off are not full-time Apple employees but only contractors that typically receive less pay and less attractive benefits compared to full-time staff. Last month, Bloomberg reported that Apple would be slowing down its hiring pace, which was confirmed by the company's CEO, Tim Cook, when he said Apple would be "deliberate" in its hiring and investment due to the current economic climate.

Top Rated Comments

andrewxgx Avatar
20 months ago
gonna replace them with job ads in weather app and call it a day
Score: 30 Votes (Like | Disagree)
YorkshireBill Avatar
20 months ago
Horrible for the people being let go ?

Does go to show you how spooked Big Tech now is about what's coming though. High inflation. Stalling economies. Chip shortages and the like.
Score: 15 Votes (Like | Disagree)
contacos Avatar
20 months ago
Two weeks additional pay? The US is wild sometimes. Even in Mexico you get 3 months+ pay when u get let go. Here in Germany I have a 6 months notice
Score: 14 Votes (Like | Disagree)
adrianlondon Avatar
20 months ago

Is it me , or does it look like it’s ready to take off ?
Score: 12 Votes (Like | Disagree)
OS X Dude Avatar
20 months ago
Not how Steve handled recessions. He is quoted as increasing spending so they had "the best stuff" when things got back to normal.
Score: 9 Votes (Like | Disagree)
jonnysods Avatar
20 months ago
Siri is going to do it for them.

A: "Hey Siri, find us some new employees"

S: "I wasn't able to find you any new employees, but here are some websites related to finding you new employees"
Score: 8 Votes (Like | Disagree)

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