Lost in the Clouds
Microsoft Layoffs 2017: 3,000 Jobs Lost in the Clouds
Microsoft confirms layoffs, up to 3,000 jobs reportedly affected
As expected, Microsoft announced layoffs today that will affect thousands of its employees
Microsoft starts layoff of thousands
The cuts are falling largely on the technology giant’s sales force.
Nobody panic: Why Microsoft’s 3,000 layoffs are all part of the plan
This week, rumors have become reality and Microsoft has announced that it’s shedding sales jobs to focus on the cloud. Firing an estimated 3,000 people normally isn’t a sign of good health for a company, but for Microsoft, it’s actually a good thing.
Microsoft plans thousands of job cuts in a sales staff overhaul to fuel cloud growth
Microsoft announced a major reorganization on Thursday that includes layoffs, will mostly affect sales, and thousands of jobs will be cut, most of the changes will affect employees outside of the U.S.
Microsoft employees are bracing for layoffs to be announced Thursday
With about 50,000 people in the Microsoft sales organization, that could mean up to 5,000 jobs cut. CNBC reports that the number would be closer to 3,000.
Business Joural (Seattle)
Microsoft confirms thousands of layoffs in cloud-focused sales reorganization
Microsoft Corp. plans to cut thousands of jobs in a major salesforce reorganization to focus on selling the cloud, the Redmond company confirmed Thursday.