Microsoft se sépare de moins de 1 % de ses effectifs
The economic meltdown has reached Big Tech and Satya Nadella-run Microsoft has become the first tech giant to lay off employees as part of a 'realignment'.
The layoffs at Microsoft reportedly affect nearly 1% of its 1,80,000-strong workforce across its offices and product divisions.
"Today we had a small number of role eliminations. Like all companies, we evaluate our business priorities on a regular basis, and make structural adjustments accordingly" , Microsoft told Bloomberg . Lire l'article complet sur le site de The Economic Times
Cibler les recrutements
All new hires must be approved by Executive Vice President Rajesh Jha and his leadership team, Jha told employees in an email Thursday, a Microsoft spokesperson said. Those groups have expanded recently and the company wants to make sure it’s making the right hires in the right places, the spokesperson said.
The slowdown is not companywide, and overall the software maker will continue to hire, the spokesperson said, noting that such caution is typical in periods of economic volatility. Lire l'article complet sur le site de Bloomberg
Des résultats en croissance
For the nine months ended 31 March, Microsoft turned over $146.4 billion in sales versus $121.93 billion in the corresponding prior year period. Net profit was up to $55.9 billion from $44.8 billion.
There is nothing lurking in the results that would indicate this round of employee redundancies is related to anything serious, and the Microsoft spokesperson said it would "grow headcount overall" in fiscal '23.
With tech results season beckoning, stock market analysts will be looking for evidence of a slowdown in enterprise tech spending. In recent months, Cisco and others have dialed back on recruitment, signaling some uncertainty on the road ahead. Lire l'article complet sur le site de The Register
La tech américaine touchée par une vague de licenciements
The tech sector's aggressive hiring the past few years played a part in this wave of layoffs, said Wedbush analyst Daniel Ives.
"So much growth was pulled forward for tech during the pandemic, Ives said. I think there's a normalization going on of spending, and that's exacerbated the potential slowdown for the tech sector." Lire l'article complet sur le site USA Today