Aggressive performance reviews, tech companies committing to protecting jobs, an increase of solo mobile developers, and more.

January 2023

The tech giant unexpectedly announced a 6% reduction in its workforce. Why did this happen, which areas are impacted, and why is Apple unlikely to…
Microsoft, Amazon, Salesforce and Goldman Sachs all announced mass layoffs. What do these events suggest about the outlook for the tech industry?
While most of the tech world was on holiday, CircleCI suffered a major security breach, and Twitter had an outage. Also: hiring freezes and layoffs, and…

December 2022

Insights from 30+ engineering managers, directors, CTOs and founders about what’s happening on the job market.
Dozens of tech companies have staff return to the office. Also: Uncertainty and anxiety at Amazon and Google; budget cuts at Spotify.
Four tech recruiters share what they see on the tech hiring market.

November 2022

Also: Twitter’s ongoing cruel treatment of software engineers, and a look at the Ukraine tech job market.
Meta and Twitter have both laid off more staff. However, Adyen and hundreds of other companies are actively hiring - and I have created a detailed list…
Laid off people called back a day later, and remote work cancelled overnight. Also: success stories at MongoDB and Plain.
Overnight, Twitter has gone from one of the best working environments in tech, to one of the worst. Also: more Big Tech hiring slowdowns and a large…

October 2022

Google, Microsoft, Facebook and Amazon have all dramatically slowed or frozen hiring. How will this impact the rest of the tech industry?