employees of Microsoft Ready another round of layoffs soon to be announced this weekBecause the company has increased the hiring freeze in many of its teams.
as he assures business Insider Microsoft’s plans, person familiar with the company May cut its staff division by a third, Technology does not want to make statements in this regard.
Many Microsoft teams have stopped hiring and this person says it is expected to be a year or two before the company starts hiring again compared to before the industry is facing a downturn.
Meanwhile, some teams are forced Request your directors’ approval for any exceptions Hiring has stalled and the team that decides the remuneration to be offered to candidates is significantly reducing its offers, according to a source close to Microsoft’s plans, who asked not to be named discussing sensitive issues. .
Last October, Microsoft laid off nearly 1,000 employees from separate teams in the video game division (Xbox), or what is known as the company’s cutting-edge strategic mission and technology area.
Already in July, Microsoft announced that it intends to lay off just under 1% of its workforce, which is made up of around 180,000 people. later in August the firm he runs Satya Nadella The recruiter prematurely terminated the contracts of hundreds of technicians as well as other talent recruiting profiles.
Other tech giants have made major cuts in recent months. AmazonFor example, it initially planned to make about 10,000 layoffs and ended up increasing that figure to 18,000.