In a Monday message to employees, Amazon CEO Andy Jassy announced 9,000 more job cuts.
The tech giant's second-largest round of layoffs would follow January's 18,000 cuts.
Despite a tech sector-wide recruiting boom, the company's headcount increased during the pandemic.
IT companies cut tens of thousands of jobs this year.
In the memo, Jassy said the second phase of the company's yearly planning process,
concluded this month, caused the job losses. He suggested Amazon will hire strategically.
“Some may wonder why we didn't announce these role reductions with the ones we revealed two months ago.
The simple explanation is that not all teams were done with their analysis in the late fall,