Microsoft removes another 2850 jobs at smartphone and sales department

Jul

29

2016

Microsoft removes another 2850 jobs worldwide, in addition to the 1850 layoffs announced in May this year. Again the smartphonetak affected; In addition to the job cuts will take place at the sales department.

Microsoft The new reorganization according to a document that Microsoft has filed with the US Securities and Exchange Commission. The disappearance of the workplaces is in addition to the job cuts announced in May and will be implemented globally.

Microsoft expects to have completed the layoff end of 2017. The 1850 job losses in May hit particularly Finland where 1350 places disappeared. Whether that is the case is unknown but seems unlikely. According to Business Insider 900 people have already heard of the sales department that their job is at risk.

In its last fiscal year, which ended June 30, Microsoft has laid off 7,400 employees. In particular the reduction of the smartphonetak was to blame. Microsoft took the phone division of Nokia in 2014, but Windows Phones hardly knew to gain market share.

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