10,000 employees who are leaving in the coming days is the largest number of layoffs in the history of the technology company Amazon.

Amazon plans to lay off 10,000 employees

From this week, Amazon plans to cut 10,000 employees, representing 3% of the total number of employees working for the company and 1% of a total of 1.5 million employees worldwide, the newspaper said. New York Times news.

According to a source close to the company, the staff who were gutted were concentrated in Amazon's products and devices, including the employee in charge of the Alexa virtual assistant software. In addition, the human resources department in the retail segment and human resource management of the group were also reduced.

Amazon's sudden job cuts ahead of the year-end peak shopping show that the group is under great pressure from the context of the global economic slowdown.

But Amazon isn't the first tech company to make large-scale layoffs. Previously, CEO Mark Zuckerberg had cleared 11,000 jobs, equivalent to 13% company human resources, after the division of the company caused a deficit of $9.4 billion as of the third quarter of 2022.

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While, after taking over Twitter for $44 billion, slashed the platform's workforce by 50%.

In just half of November, the technology industry in general and the industry in particular has witnessed many great disturbances. The list of layoffs also includes Mythical Games, Stripe, Dapper Labs, Galaxy Digital, DCG, BitMEX,

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