Posted on January 26, 2024
The last few years have been tough in the tech industry after the hiring binge of the early 2020's. Not only did did everyone start laying off at once, but they all seemed to be using the same language. This seemed like the perfect opportunity to make a bingo board.
When something bad happens I tend to seek out the funny bit. Tech layoffs are ripe for comedic fodder. There’s always the in-person HR rep attempting to physically exude empathy. Almost always in contrast to a senior executive that has literally just dialed it in. Gallows humor for sure, but sometimes a little levity and delay in processing the impact can go a long way.
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