Ex-Tesla employees reveal the cryptic ways they learned they were getting fired

Posted On: Jun 14, 2018   |   Posted By: Business Insider

Ex-Tesla employees reveal the cryptic ways they learned they were getting fired

On Tuesday, Tesla said it was firing around 9% of its employees.
Former employees told Business Insider they were surprised by the layoffs.
In May, Musk said the company would restructure operations to boost profitability, though he didn't discuss specific layoff plans.
This week, Tesla is firing around 9% of its employees in an effort to cut costs and eliminate redundancies, CEO Elon Musk said in an email to employees he shared on Twitter .
The move came as a surprise to some employees, who told Business Insider they were given no advance notice about the possibility of being fired. During Tesla's first-quarter earnings call in May, Musk said the company would restructure operations to boost profitability. At the time, he said the company would review its third-party contractors, though he didn't discuss specific plans to layoff company employees.
One former employee thinks more layoffs are coming
A former energy salesperson who asked not to be identified by name said her team received an email at 1 a.m. on...

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