Topics regarding layoffs at Microsoft Corp.

Topics regarding layoffs at Microsoft Corp.

Layoffs coming?

Given that Microsoft have hired aggressively on the east coast(Atlanta) especially, any chance of possible layoffs during the slowdown ahead? Or would it be team based depending on how much the product you're working on generates for the company. —  read more 

Layoffs in Russia

Now that we're getting rid of employees in Russia, does that mean that the hiring freeze might be lifted? I don't care about hiring all that much, but I do care about possible layoffs. If there is a hiring freeze, there's a chance layoffs are not far... —  read more 

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Ageism is a major issue

If you're in your 30s, or nearing 40, watch out. By age 45, you could be out. Microsoft is known to sp-t out employees that are over 45. They practice a hire now with 40ish to fire within five years just so they can continue to have over 40 stats... —  read more 

Not what you would expect

I was a little disappointed because I thought Microsoft was a much better workplace than it really is. Great learning culture, that's for sure, but it is also a very toxic place. Anyone else disappointed?

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Diversity at Microsoft

Hi all, would like to hear your honest opinion and advice. After several rounds of interviews, everyone that I've met at Microsoft, from engineers to VP, were Asian people. Is this a norm in the Microsoft Engineering? Can you tell me what should be... —  read more 

Vaccine mandate?

A lot of tech companies have adopted the December 8th U.S. gov mandate for federal contractors with more than 100 employees to have all employees vaccinated. Has Microsoft announced its requirement?

US Education

Anyone work in Education, in a sales/customer-facing role? I'm curious about the leadership team, recent changes I've seen to that larger US org (Kate Johnson, Toni Townes-Whitney), etc. I have an offer and I'm deciding if it's a good move.

How worried should I be?

I'm a CloudKnox employee and we were just acquired by Microsoft. I have no idea what this will mean for me and my coworkers. How does Microsoft usually handle acquisitions? I'm assuming there'll be some cuts sooner or later, but how bad is it going... —  read more 

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