This week, Microsoft laid off about 700 people
As reported by various publications this week, Microsoft will hold the next staff reduction. This will happen before publication of the annual report, which is scheduled for January 26, 2017.
According to the source, their jobs this week will lose about 700 people. It is worth noting that the company’s staff currently includes about 113 000 employees.
Last summer Microsoft unveiled its plans about the upcoming downsizing of 2850 positions for the 2017 financial year.
The sources added that the reduction does not involve buying LinkedIn 26.2 billion dollars.