Microsoft has started a new round of layoffs, cutting jobs at several divisions. This comes after the company eliminated 10,000 roles earlier this year.

Microsoft hit with new round of layoffs affecting people in sales and support divisions

What happened?

  • The Verge’s Tom Warren first reported the news on Twitter, saying that sales teams “seem to be the most impacted” by the new round of layoffs at Microsoft so far.
  • An unknown number of people at customer service, support, education, and Modern Work divisions were also laid off.

  • Microsoft later confirmed it to GeekWire, but declined to provide the scope of the job cuts.
  • “Organizational and workforce adjustments are a necessary and regular part of managing our business,” the statement reads. “We will continue to prioritize and invest in strategic growth areas for our future and in support of our customers and partners.”
  • GeekWire also spotted a new filing with the Washington state Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification (WARN) system that shows a total of 276 layoffs.

Microsoft’s previous round of job cuts

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