PayPal has minimize 2,000 jobs worldwide, representing about 7% of the whole workforce.
The corporate employs greater than 2,000 folks in Eire and it isn’t but clear what influence at this time’s announcement can have on the Irish-based workforce.
In Might final yr, PayPal introduced plans to chop round 300 jobs at its Dundalk and Dublin websites.
In a message to workers at this time, PayPal’s president and CEO Dan Schulman stated that whereas the corporate has made progress over the previous yr in adjusting its price construction, it wanted to do extra.
“We should proceed to vary as our world, our prospects and our aggressive panorama evolve,” stated Schulman.
He added that the job cuts will happen within the coming weeks, with some divisions extra affected than others.
“We’ll deal with our departing colleagues with the utmost respect and empathy, offering them with beneficiant packages, consulting as wanted and supporting them via their transitions,” stated Schulman.
PayPal is the most recent in a sequence of expertise firms to announce layoffs.
Earlier at this time, enterprise software program firm HubSpot stated it deliberate to chop 500 jobs worldwide.
It follows related bulletins in latest months from firms similar to Twitter, Meta, Stripe, Amazon, Intel, Microsoft, Google and TikTok.