The software engineer had cleared all rounds and had a final interview scheduled at Amazon's Scotland office but soon, a hiring freeze was announced.
The former employee had worked at Meta for six months.
78 per cent of Indian professionals said they are now returning to their offices by choice and that earlier, they used to feel obliged to physically be in the office.
The woman shared that she had experienced a life-threatening postpartum hemorrhage during the birth of her child, which added an extra layer of trauma to the already difficult experience of being laid off.
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The man also mentions in the fake profile that he has been working on “building something new” for the past one month and also that he is from New York.
"The industry is still in a tough spot and I would like to offer help in any way I can," shared former Swiggy employee Ankit Paradise.
Bombay Shaving Company CEO Shantanu Deshpande's post of appreciation, however, received mixed reactions with some lauding the man's dedication while others pointing out that not "shutting off" work is unhealthy.
The layoff’s impacted LinkedIn’s Indian employees as well. Microsoft, LinkedIn's parent company, has also announced mass layoffs.
As per the research, the Top 10 most in-demand skills for the year in India featured a blend of business and marketing skills. This includes management, communications and sales. Further tech skills such as software development, SQL and Java.
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"It is really disheartening, without any performance considerations they are laying off just like that," wrote Samyak Jain who had worked with Amazon for six months. "It was my first job and my first experience in software development."
Gen Z dominated this sentiment of considering a job change, with 88 percent of young professionals switching, compared to 64 percent of those in the age group 45-54.
Amazon intends to cut off more than 18,000 roles as part of a workforce reduction. In number of layoffs, the company has surpassed the 11,000 job cuts at Facebook-parent Meta and other tech-industry peers.
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