Elon Musk sent an email to Twitter employees telling them they would have to be “Hardcore” or leave. 75% of the remaining employees of the social media platform reportedly took him up on the offer.
“Another employee exodus appears to be underway at Twitter as many workers rejected Elon Musk’s terms for staying with the company, choosing instead to depart, according to multiple current and former employees. As the deadline approached for Twitter employees to respond to Elon Musk’s ultimatum to commit to working in an “extremely hardcore” fashion at the company or leave, some employees appeared to publicly indicate they had chosen the latter option.
On Thursday afternoon, Twitter staffers began posting the salute emoji, which has become a signal that someone is exiting the company. One Twitter employee said in a tweet that deciding to join the company was “one of the easiest decisions ever made. Deciding to leave today was 100% the opposite.”
Meanwhile, an internal Slack channel at the company was filled with employees posting the salute emoji after the 5pm ET deadline, indicating they had chosen not to sign Musk’s pledge and depart the company, employees told CNN.75% of Twitter Employees Quit After Elon Musk’s ‘Hardcore’ Ultimatum – YouTube
Can you run a huge corporation with only 12 percent of the total employees that were there just a week ago? He got rid of 88 percent of all workers.
The only people left are the VISA workers, who are basically slaves, with no rights. They get deported if they refuse to put in 80 plus hours per week.