Inc. is struggling with slowing growth in online sales and bracing for A possible recession is set to trigger a new era. round of deep job cuts. 

The company announced earlier this month that it was laying off more than 18,000 employees among its corporate ranks — the Largest job cull in Historiography 

Last year, the eliminations began and Initially fell hardest On Amazon’s Devices and This group is called Services. the Alexa digital assistant and Echo smart speakers. The latest roundThe majority of the effects will be felt by Wednesday’s scheduled start. the retail Division and human resources.  

However the cuts Only 1% of the The total workforce includes several hundred of Many thousands of Stockroom Hourly and Delivery personnel make up about 6% of Amazon’s 350,000 corporate employees around the globe.

“Amazon has weathered uncertain and difficult economies in the past, and we will continue to do so,” Andy Jassy, Chief Executive Officer, stated earlier in the month in A memo to employees. “These changes will help us pursue our long-term opportunities with a stronger cost structure.” 

The world’s largest online retailer spent much of The sharp slowdown in 2008 was reflected in the adjustment to last year in E-commerce is growing as consumers return to their pre-pandemic ways. Amazon Warehouse openings delayed and halted hiring in It retail group. It was expanded the Freeze the company’s corporate staff and Then began the making cuts.

Amazon IS one of several tech giants that is trimming their ranksCisco Systems Inc. (including Meta Platforms Inc., Intel Corp., and Qualcomm Inc. and Salesforce Inc.

Jassy stated this in his memo the Seattle-based company will offer transitional and severance health benefits and Job placement for affected workers

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