January 30, 2001
1:32 AM   Subscribe

A short film by an ex-Amazon employee who snuck into the main building....something for some of us to watch while awaiting more layoff news.
posted by gluechunk (5 comments total)
Not particularly revealing, unfortunately. I understand he presents talks on being an ex-Amazon staffer. Maybe he doesn't want to ruin his act!
posted by viama at 5:52 AM on January 30, 2001

Neato. Thanks for the link.

I nearly expected to see tumbleweed scutter past.
posted by holloway at 6:05 AM on January 30, 2001

The layoff news is out. Amazon is laying off 1300 people, 15% of its workforce. Seattle customer service center will be closed, as will the Georgia warehouse.
posted by aaron at 2:00 PM on January 30, 2001

Yep. Just got an email from a friend over at Seattle HQ not 15 minutes ago. (He didn't get fired, which is really pissing him off. He's sick of it there.) He said they have cabs waiting for the Chosen.
posted by Skot at 2:19 PM on January 30, 2001

A friend of mine says she feels guilty and relieved -- relieved that she still has a job, but guilty because most of the people she works with have an "expiration date." She's looking for people to give her advice on how to cope, if you're interested...
posted by crunchland at 4:06 PM on January 30, 2001

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