Aggressive performance reviews, tech companies committing to protecting jobs, an increase of solo mobile developers, and more.
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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…
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Microsoft, Amazon, Salesforce and Goldman Sachs all announced mass layoffs. What do these events suggest about the outlook for the tech industry?
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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…
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December 2022

Insights from 30+ engineering managers, directors, CTOs and founders about what’s happening on the job market.
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Dozens of tech companies have staff return to the office. Also: Uncertainty and anxiety at Amazon and Google; budget cuts at Spotify.
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Four tech recruiters share what they see on the tech hiring market.
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November 2022

Also: Twitter’s ongoing cruel treatment of software engineers, and a look at the Ukraine tech job market.
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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…
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Laid off people called back a day later, and remote work cancelled overnight. Also: success stories at MongoDB and Plain.
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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…
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October 2022

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