Microsoft Layoffs Continue, and Global Ad Sales Force Is Latest Victim

Executive team largely intact

Last week, Microsoft laid off most of its advertising sales force as part of 18,000 proposed job cuts announced by CEO Satya Nadella in July. Business Insider broke the story Friday, citing unnamed sources and noting that ad workers in offices around the globe likely are affected.
 
These employees are primarily responsible for selling advertising space across Microsoft's extensive network of holdings.

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