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Microsoft Lays Off Over 1000 Employees: Reports

Tech giant Microsoft has again laid off its employees and this is reported to be its third round of Layoff Execution since July this year. The layoff by the company was done across multiple divisions in different countries. Disappointed laid off employees via Twitter broke the message to the world.

Tech giant Microsoft has again laid off its employees and this is reported to be its third round of Layoff Execution since July this year. The layoff by the company was done across multiple divisions in different countries. Disappointed laid off employees via Twitter broke the message to the world.

The company in a statement said that they had role eliminations in a small number and they regularly review their business priorities like all corporations and make necessary structural changes.

In addition the company said that they will keep investing in their business and renting in strategic locations in the coming year.

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Although Microsoft has not yet disclosed the number of employees it had fired, according to the United States news website Axios almost 1,000 employees were laid off. The report also stated that employees at various levels and teams around the world were given pink slips.

Although Microsoft has not yet disclosed the number of employees it had fired, according to the United States news website Axios almost 1,000 employees were laid off. The report also stated that employees at various levels and teams around the world were given pink slips.

This move by the company is in line with large tech firms reducing employment after slowing hiring.

According to sources, these firings were planned in July itself. Microsoft, led by Satya Nadella, intended to lay off fewer than 1% of its overall staff of 180,000 employees.

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It is worth mentioning that this fresh round of layoffs comes amid a decline in global markets, recession fears, and a funding freeze. And it is worth mentioning here that Microsoft is not the only company laying off it’s employees, several other companies are also downsizing their team.

It is worth mentioning that this fresh round of layoffs comes amid a decline in global markets, recession fears, and a funding freeze.

And it is worth mentioning here that Microsoft is not the only company laying off it’s employees, several other companies are also downsizing their team.

Meta, the parent company of Facebook is also planning to lay off its employees as per reports on discussion forum Blind. The tech giant is planning to lay off around 12,000 which is close to 15% of it’s staff.

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This 15% are probably going to be fired after being placed on a Performance Improvement Plan (PIP), according to an anonymous Meta employee. The present economic downturn has also affected several other tech companies and they have reduced hiring, laid off workers or is planning to lay off workers. These company includes Wipro, Infosys, Tech Mahindra, Google, Intel and more.

This 15% are probably going to be fired after being placed on a Performance Improvement Plan (PIP), according to an anonymous Meta employee.

The present economic downturn has also affected several other tech companies and they have reduced hiring, laid off workers or is planning to lay off workers. These company includes Wipro, Infosys, Tech Mahindra, Google, Intel and more.

Due to rumours of a growing economic slowdown, the majority of tech firms have resorted to stopping the hiring process and terminating employees. While many people have also lost their jobs as a result of moonlighting. IT giants and other businesses have been gradually reducing their workforces, at least until the economy slows down and begins to improve.

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