My assistant Nicole asked me a bunch of questions from a readers point of view.
Over 100 Microsoft employees took to Blind to talk and gossip about it. He's not the only one on Nadella's leadership team with that kind of leadership style. Now we need Terry to go and it will be the best year ever." "Can we do a buy one get one offer? " Some people seemed worried that his leaving means that his area of Microsoft, the sales, marketing, and service group (SMSG), will be seeing layoffs.
For instance, 60% of them said they think Turner was fired. He formally resigned on June 30.) When hearing that he left, employees commented things like: "Yes!!!! Windows boss Terry Myerson has a similar reputation. "Last time a guy of that level left, we had massive layoffs (Nokia). Has the field underperformed last year and he is taking the fall for it with more to come?
" "Writings on the wall and I'm not sticking around for it." "It's fairly typical in the industry at large as well.
The service will be wound down over the course of the next few weeks.
How do Microsoft employees feel about the departure of long-time COO Kevin Turner?
Pretty happy, according to chatter on an anonymous-chat app called Blind, shared with Business Insider by a Microsoft employee.
Blind is an anonymous-messaging app for employees, where they can chat with their colleagues or with people from other companies about any topic they desire. " (Microsoft employees clearly like exclamation points.) A mini-poll of 95 employees on Blind showed that 93 of them felt "crazy happy" about the news that he's gone, while two felt "crying sad." Turner, who cut his teeth at Walmart, rising from cashier to CEO of Sam's Club, was known for his rough-and-tumble personality and for running a tight ship with high accountability that had great success.
Despite its reboot at the end of last year, the company has announced that it will close its virtual doors.
“Unfortunately, Secret does not represent the vision I had when starting the company, so I believe it’s the right decision for myself, our investors and our team,” the company’s founder David Byttow wrote in a post on Medium.