Reducing Headcount?

Solving Your Headcount Crisis

There is a storm brewing… and when things get economically tough, it’s important that corporations are able to operate more efficiently with less full-time employees on their payroll. In today’s fast-paced and ever-changing business landscape, companies are facing the challenge of reducing headcount to adapt to economic fluctuations and advancements in AI tools. The impact has been felt across various industries, with even tech giants announcing significant layoffs in recent times.

Layoffs and AI Advancements

A combination of a bear market and the influx of AI tools at your fingertips have sent shockwaves throughout Corporate America — especially in tech. The prevalence of AI-driven solutions has led companies to rethink their workforce requirements, often resulting in substantial headcount reductions. Unfortunately, many of the first jobs to go are those in marketing, events, and sales – roles that are vital to maintaining relationships with customers and prospects.

Notable Layoffs in 2023

Here is a short list of some of the larger companies that have announced layoffs this year alone, per CNN:


  • IBM – 3,900 positions
  • Alphabet (Google) – 12,000 jobs
  • Microsoft – 10,000 employees
  • Goldman Sachs – 3,200 roles


  • NPR – 10% of its staff
  • Yahoo – 20% of total workforce
  • Zoom – 1,300 jobs
  • Dell – 6,500 employees

  • Meta (Facebook) – 10,000 employees
  • Disney – 7,000 jobs
  • Accenture – 19,000 roles
  • Amazon – 27,000 employees


  • Tyson Foods – 15% of senior leadership, 10% of corp. roles
  • 3M – 6,000 employees
  • Lyft – 13% of workforce
  • Deloitte – 1,200 employees

The Challenge and the Solution

While reducing headcount might be necessary for companies to stay competitive and agile, it’s essential not to overlook the impact on relationships with customers and prospects. The loss of skilled marketing, events, and sales professionals can hinder an organization’s ability to maintain strong connections with its audience.

Best.Day.Ever. is uniquely positioned to support companies during rounds of layoffs and reorganizations. Through years of practice and building strong relationships, we offer economies of scale for bespoke events and experiences, coupled with our ability to scale up and down based on our client’s needs. Our expertise in organizing successful events and experiences can help companies retain customer loyalty even during challenging times. Click here to take a look at our solutions.

Don’t let this economic downturn enable your competitors to steal your relationships. Instead of getting stuck holding the bag, reach out to Best.Day.Ever. today. Let us help you navigate through change and reduce headcount without compromising your customer relationships and prospects. With our support, your business can emerge stronger and more adaptable in the face of economic uncertainties.

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