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Hybrid Work is the Next Great Disruption – How Microsoft experiences it

We’re on the brink of a disruption as great as last year’s sudden shift to remote work: the move to hybrid work — a blended model where some employees return to the workplace and others continue to work from homeWe’re on the brink of a disruption as great as last year’s sudden shift to remote … Continue reading

Microsoft confirms Finnish phone site closure and job cuts | Reuters

Microsoft Corp (MSFT.O) on Friday confirmed it will close Nokia Oyj’s (NOKIA.HE) former handset product development unit in Salo, Finland, and will cut a total of up to 2,300 jobs in the Nordic country. The cuts, initially announced in July, are part of Microsoft’s plan to cut 7,800 jobs globally, most from the phone hardware … Continue reading

Microsoft – To cut 7,800 jobs

Microsoft Corp. plans to cut as many as 7,800 jobs and write down about $7.6 billion on its Nokia phone-handset unit, wiping out nearly the entire value of a business that failed to gain market share since it was acquired last year. The company also will record a restructuring charge of about $750 million to … Continue reading

Microsoft – To cut 1200 jobs

Microsoft Corp (MSFT.O) said on Monday it will hand over its display advertising business to AOL Inc and sell some map-generating technology to ride-hailing app company Uber, as it slims down its money-losing online operations. The moves mean Microsoft will focus on its growing search advertising business based on its Bing search engine, and displaying … Continue reading

Microsoft’s Training Centre in BC – Mostly foreigners

A majority of workers at a new Microsoft Canada training centre in Vancouver would be drawn from the ranks of foreigners, according to draft plans obtained under British Columbia’s freedom of information laws. Both the federal and provincial governments have praised the Microsoft Canada Excellence Centre as a project that will boost the B.C. economy and create … Continue reading

Microsoft in China – To cut 9,000 Nokia jobs

Microsoft Corp. plans to shut two mobile-handset manufacturing plants in China formerly run by Nokia Corp., cutting about 9,000 jobs in total, various reports said Thursday. Microsoft, which bought Nokia’s handset business last April, scheduled the closure of the plants — located in Beijing and the southeastern city of Dongguan — earlier this month and … Continue reading

Microsoft – Cuts another 3,000 jobs, reaching almost 18,000 cuts overall

Microsoft this morning cut an additional 3,000 jobs from its workforce around the world, saying it has now completed almost all of the 18,000 job cuts that were announced by CEO Satya Nadella in July. About 638 of the job cuts are in the Seattle region. That brings the regional total to more than 2,700 positions … Continue reading

Microsoft’s Layoffs – A textbook flop

In Microsoft’s case, the initial communication about the layoffs back in July was a textbook flop. A wordy 1,100-word company email announced the layoffs all the way down in the eleventh paragraph, so far buried in management terminology as to be lost to the casual reader.  The letter was authored not by Microsoft’s CEO, Satya … Continue reading

Microsoft – 2100 jobs cut today

Microsoft has confirmed today that 2100 employees were cut today as part of the previously announced layoffs. Of those cut, 747 were in the state of Washington with the rest occurring in offices around the world. Back in July, Microsoft said that it would cut 18,000 employees, which will cost them between $1.1bn and $1.6bn when … Continue reading

Youth Unemployment – The Microsoft YouthSpark initiative

When we launched Microsoft YouthSpark in 2012, we set out to create education, employment and entrepreneurship opportunities for 300 million young people over the course of three years. Working together with governments, businesses and more than 350 youth-serving nonprofit organizations, after two years we have created opportunities for 227 million young people in more than … Continue reading

Microsoft – To cut 18,000 jobs at Nokia

Microsoft Corp will slash up to 18,000 jobs, or 14 percent of its workforce, this year as it almost halves the size of its newly acquired Nokia phone business and tries to transform into a cloud-computing and mobile-friendly software company. The larger-than-expected cuts, announced on Thursday, are the deepest in the company’s 39-year history and … Continue reading

Apprenticeships and Internships in Europe / It is time to take a new approach argues Microsoft’s Afke Schaart

Developing high quality apprenticeships and internships are key to tackling Europe’s youth unemployment, argues Microsoft’s Afke Schaart. Six years on from the start of the economic crisis, unemployment remains stubbornly high in Europe. It\’s been well documented that Europe’s youth have borne the brunt of the downturn whether through lost job opportunities or serial unpaid … Continue reading

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India / Microsoft, Google hiring from new IIT campuses, pushing up wages by 15-20%

It’s just their second year on the placement scene but the new Indian Institutes of Technology at Ropar, Patna, Hyderabad, Bhubaneswar and Gandhinagar, among others, are already nipping at the heels of their much-older and more established counterparts. Big-ticket recruiters like Microsoft, Amazon and Google have descended on these campuses and average salaries have shot … Continue reading

India – Microsoft launches education programme to enhance employability potential of students

Microsoft India today announced the launch of a new education resourcing programme ‘Microsoft Ed-vantage’ which seeks to partner with the educational institutes to bring in more technology innovation and enhance employability potential of students. The programme aims to consolidate and enhance the benefits to both academic institutions and students who are leveraging on Microsoft programmes … Continue reading

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