LinkedIn has joined tech companies cutting jobs. As part of the reorganization of the Microsoft-owned company and in order to optimize its activities, LinkedIn will cut 716 employees. A statement about this was made public by the company’s CEO Ryan Roslanki, reports Air force.

The CEO of the social network for searching and creating business contacts LinkedIn said that after the reorganization, 250 new jobs will be available that can be occupied by employees reduced in sales, operations and support departments.

In addition, the InCareer application operating in the Chinese market will be closed until August 9.

We will remind, earlier the social network Twitter lost half of the staff for the day. In addition, given the past wave of layoffs affecting 18,000 employees at Amazon continues, the largest layoffs in the company’s history.