This is a preview. View original post on this site
McDonald’s recently announced layoffs of corporate staff. That’s not unusual, especially since they announced in January that “the sprawling company operated in too many silos, leading to redundancies and slowing its innovation.”
What was weird was the way they decided to go about it. They closed their U.S. corporate offices and some of their international offices and sent people home to await notification. There has been a cultural shift in layoffs, with many companies trending toward remote notification.
Shopify laid people off remotely. Google did the same. And Twitter sent people home, but they were terminating many employees. McDonald’s