As big tech companies began laying off employees amid the recession, Google executives have warned workers to up their game or prepare to leave as “there will be blood on the thoroughfares, if the coming daily earnings aren’t good.
Google cloud sales leadership threatened employees that if the coming quarter results don’t match the expectations then there will be blood in the streets. The leadership said there will be an “overall examination of sales productivity and productivity in general”. This message has created panic amongst the employees of the company that is famous for its work culture.
Earlier, Google CEO Sundar Pichai also hinted while talking to CNBC at the changing work environment by saying, “Create a culture that is more mission-focused, more focused on our products, more customer-focused. We should think about how we can minimize distractions and really raise the bar on both product excellence and productivity,”. He was talking about Google’s weaker-than-expected earnings for the second consecutive quarter. He also acknowledged that the company is “facing a challenging macro environment with more uncertainty ahead.”
Experts say Google is facing tough competition from its contemporaries AWS and Azure. Google is still a digital advertising company and there isn’t much innovation within Google, while AWS and Microsoft are way ahead of the competition in terms of innovation.
Without making a loud thud of Hiring announcements, Employees are alarmed by the layoffs. It is critical for the employees to produce results or the aftermath would be dreading. Globalization is adamantly moving forward with the growing economy and demands, CEO Pichai warned it’s only fair to catch up with our results and pick up the pace.