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According to a PagerDuty press release, these layoffs are set for the near term. The company also notes that this will see it eliminate some roles while creating new ones in certain “cost-effective, high-talent geographies.”
PagerDuty says the following about its layoffs in the news release.
“As part of the company’s ongoing efforts to drive efficient growth and expand operating margins, PagerDuty is advancing global scaling initiatives designed to increase PagerDuty’s capacity, growing quota carrying and engineering headcount, while improving its cost structure. The changes include reallocating certain roles and realigning teams to continue to improve operational resiliency and agility, and rationalizing the company’s real estate footprint.”
What’s Behind the PagerDuty Layoffs?
The economy has been weighing on tech companies. This comes as rising inflation and recession concerns reduce consumer spending. That also affects advertisers and several other connected companies.
PagerDuty isn’t the only company that’s announced layoffs recently. There’s plenty of other examples of companies reducing headcount due to the current economic situation. Investors will also likely see more of this in the coming months.
Today’s layoffs news has PD stock down 5% as of Tuesday morning.
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