Apple, Google, Amazon: Tracking the tech companies that are slowing hiring

Multinationals are braced for recession and rethinking their staffing needs across the world

Apple had 154,000 employees in September, when its last fiscal year ended. Picture: Getty

With recession fears mounting — and inflation, the war in Ukraine and the lingering pandemic taking a toll — many tech companies are rethinking their staffing needs, with some of them instituting hiring freezes, rescinding offers and even starting layoffs.

Here’s a look at some of companies that are pulling back:

Alphabet, Google’s parent company, is decelerating its recruiting efforts. According to an internal memo, chief executive Sundar Pichai told employees, that — although the ...