Plantronics laying off 18% of employees, now!

plantronics_logoEffective immediately, 900 jobs have been cut at Plantronics. That means 19% of employees don’t have to go home but they can’t stay at their cubes. Bluetooth headsets are to blame. It seems that the company fell way short of sales expectations in that category and then there is the whole worldwide money slump we seem to be in. Plus, the Plantronics’ bloggers lounge CES ’09 must have cost ’em a penny or two. After all, there was  two couches and a couple of folding chairs. Next year, it’s probably just going to be the folding chairs if they sponsor the area though.