Salesforce "hired too many people," will cut 7,000

A 10% cut to Salesforce's global workforce

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Salesforce "hired too many people," will cut 7,000

Salesforce Co-CEO Marc Benioff revealed on Wednesday that his company will be laying off around 7,000 employees over the next few weeks, due to hiring too many people during the COVID-19 pandemic.

"As our revenue accelerated through the pandemic, we hired too many people leading into this economic downturn we're now facing, and I take responsibility for that," Benioff said in a letter to emp...

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