Asana, San Francisco-based work management platform is the latest tech domino to follow the layoffs. The company has announced to make cuts in its overall workforce by 9%.
The company which was in bad economic shape coming out from the pandemic high has made its decision to let go of employees from several core departments – Engineering, Product, Sales & Recruitment.
Though the official count of laid off employees hasn’t been shared yet, we guess the total number to be around 250 – looking at the company’s LinkedIn page which states the total employee count to be around 2,550, as of this article.
Company’s Head of Business & COO – Anne Raimondi, took to LinkedIn to share the announcement.
“Earlier today we shared the incredibly difficult news that we are reducing the size of our global team. We will be saying goodbye to exceptionally talented, mission driven, innovative and kind Asanas who have been a meaningful part of our journey.
To our departing Asanas—thank you for your hard work and immense contributions to our business and mission. I’m truly grateful for everything you have done for Asana and our customers. If I can offer any support with introductions or connections, please reach out anytime—once an Asana, always an Asana.
To our customers, partners, and community members, we remain deeply committed to our collaborations and delivering continued value to your organizations. We are grateful for your trust and will continue to treat and serve your missions like our own. “
The company though enjoyed its pandemic digital shift, soon fell flat once the same worn off. The layoffs were also being discussed on Blind – leading to the official announcement.