Tech giant Microsoft has laid off a large number of employees. The company has reduced the workforce of 1000 people. According to Business Insider, Microsoft has started laying off 10,000 people in a year, which is to be done in 2023. The company has started it by reducing its headcount by 1,000. It has closed its Digital Sales and Success group. Its sales and customer service team has also been removed. Due to which the employees associated with sales and customer service have been shown the way out of the company.
Media reports say that the company has also abolished the post of Customer Solution Manager. Some of these people have been shifted to another role called Customer Success Account Management. The biggest impact has been on the employees associated with customer service. But engineers, project managers and marketing department employees have also been affected by the layoffs.
In the past, it was revealed in the reports that Microsoft has removed 276 employees who were members of the Customer Service, Support and Sales team. On behalf of Microsoft, the spokesperson has said in a media statement that organization and workforce adjustment is a routine work of business management. In May, the company laid off 158 employees, mostly from Washington State. It is said that Microsoft had a workforce of 2 lakh 20 thousand people at the beginning of the year.
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