Amazon is offering French staff up to a year’s pay to get them to leave as the tech giant struggles to cut thousands of workers in the EU.
The online retailer has been trying to tempt senior managers into voluntarily quitting by offering the generous payoffs, Bloomberg reported. Google is also offering similarly lavish severance deals in France.
The good folk go, get another job and have two incomes for the year – pay down or off the mortgage, that sort of thing. The duffers stay knowing they’ll not get hired elsewhere.
You need, that is, to actually be able to fire people. You also need to fire them.