Microsoft quietly cut under 1,000 jobs across its business this week, as it enters its new fiscal year This story is available exclusively on Business Insider Prime. Join BI Prime and start reading now. Microsoft this week held layoffs, in what a... — read more
Topics regarding layoffs at Microsoft Corp.
While we are talking layoffs, WA should force companies to provide demographic details. Oregon made Intel do it, and the results are telling. Don’t get old in tech... Intel workers over 40 were more than twice as likely to lose their jobs as their... — read more
Can someone from MS please confirm whether they are still hiring in CSE team? I am awaiting for the interview outcome for weeks.
https://www.bbc.com/news/business-53484764 LinkedIn to cut 960 jobs worldwide as recruitment falls
The problem with msft is the longer you work, the more dependent you become and the greater the fear of when you will get hit by peer review or internal politics, or just screw up some deliverable and fall down the stack. What started out as a... — read more
Microsoft isn’t being vocal about the company’s overall reorg and thus far CEO Satya Nadella has yet to issue his usually dreaded company-wide summer email discussing substantial layoffs. Microsoft isn’t planning any significant layoffs this... — read more
I'm a PM in windows COSINE D&I, my job got eliminated yesterday. This was business driven and is not performance related. So, yes, layoffs are happening...
My friend who is a Senior Dev Lead in a data center supply chain group got layed off today. Wasnt clear how widespread it was in his group/org.
That's the end of the road for store employees. They are saying some will be retained to support via web, it's a fairy tale. There will be not enough work and they will lose jobs eventualy. Microsoft on Friday announced it will permanently close... — read more
We're in a perfect storm. We have the recession, end of the fiscal year, and uncertainties about the future of the pandemic and social unrest. With FY end, we'll inevitably see restructuring and some layoffs. It's already happened at MSN. But FTE... — read more
Background: I'm a consultant at Microsoft, so I'm not a FTE. But i have been singlehandedly managing 3 projects, and i often do code reviews for FTE Senior DS, and DS in the team. I'm responsible not just for DE part but also the ML part, and I'm... — read more
Increasing evidence of a widespread layoff coming in June at MSFT, apparently as many as 30,000 mainly US employees and contractors. Three different general managers in three very different parts of the business confirm that a “stealth” RIF is... — read more
Microsoft has already laid off two vendors on my spouses team saying because of covid 19. Hourly vendors taking heat for claiming 40 hours too. People still have bills. Still need to eat? Confused I thought Microsoft wasn’t going to fire people over... — read more
What are your thoughts?
What's the total headcount? How many employees work at Redmond?
Do you think there may be small/medium/large Microsoft Layoffs 2020? Any news or rumors?
Are there going to be any layoffs in FY 2020?
Was realy hoping to get some opinions on this topic.
What are your thoughts?
I see there are few layoff news happening today. Is it across the broad or specific to some BU in Seattle??
Are you really this naive? A lot of companies layoff/push out the bottom 10% yearly, this includes Microsoft. Not always done by fiat but via performance improvement plans aka PIPs. Please point me to this Utopian company of yours that guarantees a... — read more
Layoffs were happening today at Microsoft - anyone has more details on what groups and locations got hit?
Scuttlebutt indicates early May for Cloud+AI to purge folks brought over from UniStore. Foreign subsidiaries already getting the purge news. Redmond next. Employees are being encouraged to job hunt "sooner rather than later" by decent managers... — read more
It's all about attitude, skill, your ability to relate across the generations...this is the value that is timeless. The company will need young, middle, and old to be successful as that is the make up of their clients who pay the bills. Remember... — read more
Here is what happened to me at Microsoft and why I am not at all surprised about the email that was going around internally... I left my engineering role at IBM to take a technical evangelist role in the developer experience org in 2016 working... — read more
Any news from Australia on layoffs? About six weeks ago 30+ people were let go, the rumor was that more cuts will be happening in April. Not sure if this still on the agenda but wanted to see if someone from Down Under can share a tidbit - I know... — read more
I got an invite for a private hiring event for Microsoft. There is no specific role for which this event is conducted. Does MS really hire candidates in such events ? or is it some kind of marketing gimmick ? Seeing such events are other companies... — read more
5 teammates in my immediate group (all FTE) got axed this past Monday.
What are the warning signs if I am flagged for job cuts here?
The axe fell on Monday. I do not have exact numbers and I've seen multiple posts claiming different numbers on Blind, so really cannot even nail an average (#s are all over the place). Anyhow, cuts were on 1/14 and I think they are done for now - I... — read more
Interview with Dr. Ron Hira on the H1-B Visa Program https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sUf6b8aljpM — read more
Do you predict that there will be Microsoft Layoffs in 2019?
What are your thoughts?
One big round must be coming with the departure of Terry from Windows and a final cull as the whole business goes into sustain engineering. How many Developers and Project Managers does it need to do patching and critical security etc? Azure is not a... — read more
What else can microsoft mess up. It appears that they can't do anything right at the moment. KEEP IT SIMPLE you greedy numpty's. — read more
If you are not aligned with Azure keep your eyes open. I have no insider info and this is all just my gut feeling but overall the shifts in the market and on the consumer/business side are tectonic. I feel there is a lot of layoffs coming in 2019... — read more
Is this out of whack - this is what I've got offered: L62, Base @ $140K, $12.5K RSU per year (50K for 4 years) and a 20K sign on bonus. I was expecting more but the recruiter seems to be fairly firm and is indicating that this is not negotiable. Do I... — read more
Thinking about applying to a job at GitHub, but they were acquired by Microsoft and I don't see a separate forum for Git. I know of some friends that would do the same in different areas. We don't know how Microsoft handles acquisitions (strip them... — read more
Ran into this article online, just cannot believe they finally decided to do this. They have been frustrating customers for years with long waiting periods, so I think Microsoft announcing this new way of placing releases on the market was a right... — read more
Some more info on reorganization, if anybody is interested. https://www.windowslatest.com/2018/09/17/windows-team-to-undergo-a-re-organization-after-release-of-rs5/ — read more