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Grafphic shows selected job cuts to the tech sector.


Jobabbau im Tech Sektor

By Duncan Mil

January 20, 2023 - Mindestens 1.000 Tech Firmen haben mindestens 154.000 Angestellte im letzten Jahr gekündigt. Der Jobabbau geht auch 2023 weiter, mit 49.000 Kündigungen bisher.

Tech giant Amazon has started to axe over 18,000 jobs, the largest in its 28-year history, as the company looks to adapt to the gloomy economic outlook.

Andy Jassy, CEO of Amazon, confirmed the cuts to workers in its human resources and stores lose their jobs.

Many job cuts include workers on Alexa devices, the voice assistant launched in 2014.

Jassy told employees earlier this month: “Amazon has weathered uncertain and difficult economies in the past, and we will continue to do so.”

In addition, Alphabet will cull 12,000 jobs, while Meta will lose 11,000. Microsoft will cut 10,000 jobs, and Salesforce will lose 8,000 as the technology industry responds to slowing demand.

PUBLISHED: 20/01/2023; STORY: Graphic News; PICTURES: Getty Images