Google job cuts: Australia team expected to lose jobs after tech giant Alphabet ... trends now
Australian Google employees may soon be posting their own tearful sacking videos after the tech giant admitted no country was immune to its mass sacking campaign after it fired 12,000 Americans.
The tech giant's parent company, Alphabet, shocked loyal US employees with an email announcing 12,000 people were being laid off last Friday.
That equates to around six per cent of the company's US workforce losing their jobs.
Google is the latest IT company to deliver a bitter pill to thousands of employees.
Meta (Facebook) let go of 13,000 employees in November, while Amazon sacked 18,000 two weeks ago.
America's Google employees received the brutal email announcement that 12,000 people would lose their jobs. Among them was vlogger Nicole Tsai who regularly posted TikTok videos showing the perks and luxuries available to staff
Google has begun mass sackings in the United States and it is expected Australian employees will be joining their American colleagues in the unemployment queue in coming weeks
Now Google has followed suit and is not expected to stop with job cuts in the US.
It is expected to continue delivering bad news, with country-by-country statements detailing staff cuts.
If the company were to cut the same proportion of Australia's 2,000 Google staff, 120 people would be fired.
The tech giants said they had