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.
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
After this role was created in 2017/2018- it now turning 100% technical requiring Level 300 knowledge and only increasing from there. I've heard in the States - mgmt just made judgement calls and fired the people they thought couldn't do it. Other... — read more
How much satisfaction does that give you?
How many of ppl working in MSFT Azure will leave to join GCP?
Curios. Does Microsoft utilize an employee performance management tool known as a 9-Block? A 9-block tool forces a manager to rank each employee's performance based on Behavior and Results. Additionally, human resources mandates the numbers of... — read more
I am planning to transfer from azure org to non-azure org. Does Microsoft does background verification again for internal transfer apart from visa transfer? Plz throw some valuable inputs
Do you think there will be Microsoft Layoffs 2021? Any news or rumors?
Months after Amazon announced its own space effort, Microsoft is to send cloud services into the space with the help of SpaceX. Any thoughts? Can we win this battle? I just dropped this here:... — read more
This new hybrid workstation policy means that at least some of us will be able to work full time from home even after the pandemic. Could be a good idea, but to me feels like a trap because I work almost twice as much since I started working from... — read more
This guy just came and all that he did was politics.. destroyed business momentum...agree?
Walmart says it is teaming up with Microsoft on TikTok bid http://cnbc.com/id/106680875
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
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