Employee Cuts at Microsoft

By Baselinemag  |  Posted 2010-07-08 Email Print this article Print


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Microsoft has not made an official statement but job cuts are the buzz on the websites where Microsoft employees, or former employees, often post about the latest internal machinations and gossip.

With Microsoft declining to issue an official statement about the matter, however, confirming the full scope and timetable of any layoffs is difficult. Sites such as TechFlash have cited anonymous sources as saying any layoffs will be relatively small in number, certainly in comparison to the more than 5,000 employees that were officially axed throughout the course of 2009. The Wall Street Journal said a "person familiar with the matter" indicated that the layoffs will be "consistent with small reductions in staff the company has done in the past."

To read the original eWeek article, click here: Microsoft Reportedly Cutting Jobs



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