Today's Hard|Forum Post
Today's Hard|Forum Post

Tuesday November 24, 2015

Microsoft's Female Workforce Shrank 2% Last Year

Men are to blame for this. I don't know how or why, but men are to blame.

The decline was due to layoffs from the restructuring of the phone businesses Microsoft acquired from Nokia last year, Gwen Houston, Microsoft's general manager of global diversity and inclusion, wrote in the report. As part of the restructuring, the company eliminated many manufacturing jobs at factories outside the US. Those jobs were held by a high percentage of women, she said.