IBM global workforce: 6000 to 8000 staff will lose their jobs

according to bloomberg, the world’s largest computer services company, IBM has already started to cut the jobs in the United States. This is not a single phenomenon, it is the beginning of the IBM global layoffs.

a quarter earnings per share on $3, IBM did not meet Wall Street’s expectations (3.05). This is the first time since 2005, IBM profit narrow.

on structure adjustment, is the purpose of the job cuts were cut 6000 to 8000 employees worldwide, about 2% of the employees will lose your job. IBM currently has a total of 430000, 4246 employees. Although the cuts in the first place in the United States, but will be mainly concentrated in addition to the United States overseas areas, layoffs involves not only the ordinary employees, including senior management.

Via Bloomberg