Microsoft Warns 250 Million People Will Lose Jobs This Year

Microsoft President Brad Smith warns that

  • the world faces a huge jobs challenge
  • 250 million people are set to lose their jobs this year
  • millions will need to learn new skills to keep their current jobs or to get new jobs

“To help address this need, today Microsoft is launching a global skills initiative aimed at bringing more digital skills to 25 million people worldwide by the end of the year. This initiative will bring together every part of our company, combining existing and new resources from LinkedIn, GitHub, and Microsoft.”

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