Macworld publisher deletes 22 jobs




Macworld publisher deletes 22 jobs

IDG, publisher of ICT news site Wired World, deletes from a reorganization total of 22 jobs. That’s a quarter of its staff. According to IDG is needed because of the tough economic times and disappointing earnings. At Macworld editor disappears.

Webwereld company logo The reorganization at IDG was announced Monday by the director of the Dutch branch, Robert van Loon. According to the director, the publisher burden of the economic crisis.

“Moreover, revenues from our magazines under pressure,” says Van Loon. “Sales of our onlinetak rising, but not fast enough to compensate.” Therefore, there must be at the cost savings, Van Loon, in order to be able to invest more in the online activities of the publisher.

After the reorganization, with 22 functions vanish, there by the publisher still 58 people. At Macworld is one of the six editors shown the door. The blows fall further, especially in the support departments, such as the ICT department, customer service and finance department. In place of the dismissed workers are hired from the drop freelancers and self-employed.

As a result of the reorganization disappear no magazines or sites, says Van Loon. In addition to the Dutch branch of IDG Macworld stating in Computerworld and magazines ComputerTotaal and iPhone Magazine. Abroad, IDG has several major technology sites, as well as its own news correspondents in several countries, including the Netherlands.



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