Better.com is letting go of more than a third of its 9,000 employees this week, The New York Times reported. TechCrunch first reported on the company’s plans. This round of layoffs follows an earlier round last December, when the online mortgage lender cut 9% of its workforce on a Zoom call. Better CEO Vishal Garg’s handling of the December layoffs, including an email to remaining employees in...
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