Carta’s covid-19 layoff

The facts

The moral conflict

How we decided how many and who

  1. First, include those people whose role or job function is being eliminated with the new growth projections.
  2. Second, include those people who were in a performance improvement plan or at risk of being put on a performance improvement plan in the near future.
  3. Third, if the above two groups does not reduce the headcount enough for our budget, then do the exercise of “If we had to let go of one more person, who would it be?” until we meet our headcount numbers.

What happens to those affected

Voluntary Departures

Carta alumni

What’s next




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