Yahoo CEO rebrands layoffs as a ‘remix’

Top exec Marissa Mayer made the comment on a conference call with reporters and analysts, referring to 1,100 net layoffs in the first quarter of 2015.

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Executives have attempted to soften the blow of discussing layoffs over the years by using new terms, such as “offboarding,” “rightsizing,” “smartsizing” and “streamlining.”

Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer coined another this week on a conference call with reporters and analysts: “remix.”

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