Electric vehicle leader Tesla Inc (NASDAQ: TSLA ) surprised many with an announcement that it would reduce its workforce by 10%. CEO Elon Musk later clarified that the company would not freeze hiring, instead it was looking to cut salaried workers in some industries.
With so much negativity around Tesla’s job cuts and the company’s policy that remote workers need to return to the office, how do fired workers feel about Musk as a former boss?
What Happened: Workers who have been let go from Tesla are surprisingly positive about their former company and seem to have generally good things to say about their former CEO Elon Musk , according to a new report from Business Insider.
A worker from Tesla’s autopilot division in California who was among those laid off said it was an honor to work with talented people. The entire division and office was closed by the company.
“During the past year and a half, I worked for a company where I genuinely believed in what we were doing. I felt a great sense of pride to work on a project that marks the beginning of future transportation and a full sense of pride in knowing we were the first,” Monier Ziain said.
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