Pepper Stark Sheds Light on Getty/Jupiterimages Layoffs, Offers Recruitment Discounts

Posted on 3/5/2009 by Julia Dudnik Stern | Printable Version | Comments (1)

U.K.-based industry marketing, training and recruitment consultancy Pepper Stark has advised its clients that “a great number” of Jupiterimages’ staff has been made redundant, consequently registering for Pepper Stark’s recruitment service. In an effort to help such people secure new positions, the consultancy is offering its employer-clients significantly reduced recruitment fees.

This announcement, made via email and forwarded to Selling Stock by a subscriber, is not surprising, except for one fact. Getty Images has maintained that Jupiterimages’ layoffs thus far have been limited to the company’s U.S. operations. Pepper Stark’s email to its clients, however, said that former Jupiterimages staffers who registered with the agency “are based in the U.K., U.S., Australia, France and Germany.” It appears that Jupiterimages’ European operations may not be as safe as Getty Images’ spokesperson Bridget Russell has led Photo District News to believe.

Copyright © 2009 Julia Dudnik Stern. The above article may not be copied, reproduced, excerpted or distributed in any manner without written permission from the author. All requests should be submitted to Selling Stock at 10319 Westlake Drive, Suite 162, Bethesda, MD 20817, phone 301-461-7627, e-mail: wvz@fpcubgbf.pbz


  • UK JI Employee Posted Mar 5, 2009
    I'd like to thank Pepper Stark for reminding everyone why they are so unpopular within the industry. These are peoples livlihood that they are trying to make a quick buck out of. Scum

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