Scaler, an edtech company, has initiated layoffs affecting approximately 150 employees, representing 10% of its workforce. The affected employees are primarily from the marketing, sales, and other departments.

As of now, Scaler has a total workforce of around 1,500 employees, out of which 1,000 are full-time staffers, and the rest include consultants, contractual employees, and interns. In 2022, the company had reported an expansion of its workforce by over 150%, reaching 2,000 employees compared to 800 employees previously.

Abhimanyu Saxena, Co-Founder of Scaler and InterviewBit, stated that the layoffs are part of a restructuring effort aimed at achieving sustainable growth while ensuring the best learning experience and outcomes for their learners. The company identified certain functions and roles, particularly in marketing and sales, that needed to be restructured or eliminated as part of this process.