First, let’s destigmatize layoffs. For individuals, being laid off can be isolating and demoralizing. For hiring teams, considering candidates who’ve been laid off might seem risky.
If you’re reviewing applications from people who have been laid off, it’s relevant to understand the context and appreciate the dramatic increase in layoffs, not just in tech, since the COVID-19 pandemic began.
“After tech companies fought to scoop up talent during the pandemic, rapidly rising interest rates pushed companies to start making drastic cuts this year and last.’
If you are a candidate in the tech sector, there is help out there and opportunities coming. When you explore jobs, check out Comprehensive.io , again from Roger Lee, a database of industry salary information. https://lnkd.in/gQZkss_Q
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