Stack Overflow, the site where millions of programmers get their questions answered, is reducing its workforce by 15% because of coronavirus
- The popular developer Q&A site Stack Overflow is reducing its workforce by 15%, according to a company spokesperson, affecting 40 employees.
- Most of the affected employees were furloughed, meaning they keep their health insurance and other benefits. Some were laid off, the spokesperson said.
- Stack Overflow’s Talent business, which helps companies recruit and hire developers, has taken a hit during the coronavirus pandemic.
- “We took these actions with great care and only after assessing all other options,” a Stack Overflow spokesperson told Business Insider. “We did this in order to ensure that we can serve our customers and community in the long-run.”
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Stack Overflow, a popular forum where millions of software developers get their questions answered, has reduced its workforce by 40 employees, or 15% of its total headcount, because of the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on its business, a spokesperson tells Business Insider.
Most of the affected employees were furloughed, meaning they can keep their health insurance and other benefits. Some, however, were laid off. The reductions were announced to the company on Tuesday, the spokesperson said.
The Stack Overflow spokesperson says its Talent business, which helps companies recruit and hire developers, has …continued .
[Source: Business Insider]