So You’ve Been Laid Off…What Now?

Daphne Blake
3 min readAug 3, 2022

Robinhood laid off 23% of its workforce today. Oracle announced layoffs yesterday. Shopify was last week. Who will it be next week?

Unfortunately, as concerns over a looming recession escalate, many companies are taking steps to restructure in preparation for the economic downfall. The result has been increasing layoffs across multiple industries, though primarily concentrated in tech. I’ve seen all sorts of companies affected, from larger companies like Meta beginning to freeze hiring, to smaller tech start-ups laying off significant portions of their workforce. Even…

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Daphne Blake

Daphne is currently a recruiter in the tech industry writing about life in talent acquisition and tips for candidates and managers alike.