A software program engineer in Bengaluru has stated in a put up on X that he was fired a day after he posted about recession within the know-how sector. Jishnu Mohan misplaced his job at Forma as a part of a wider company reorganisation. He had been employed by the life advantages platform for 4 years, having joined the agency in 2019. Mohan was employed full-time and dealing remotely from Kochi, Kerala, on the time of his lay-off. He shared an extended thread of X (previously Twitter), the place Mohan gave particulars about his expertise and the way he dealt with it.
“The entire recession state of affairs in tech making me unease. Could also be on the lowest confidence degree in my profession,” he had tweeted on February 7.
That was fast. I received laid off right this moment, as a part of reorg.
So actively on the lookout for a job now. Please let me know if anybody is hiring. https://t.co/CqGWYQbgY6
— Jishnu (@jishnu7) February 8, 2024
In an replace posted on Thursday (February 8), Mohan stated he was laid off inside 24 hours. “That was fast. I received laid off right this moment, as a part of reorg. So actively on the lookout for a job now. Please let me know if anybody is hiring,” the techie stated on X.
“Once I made the unique tweet on Feb 7, I wasn’t conscious that my firm was planning a layoff. I made the tweet after seeing the developments on Twitter and layoff information from MNCs,” he added.
Mohan additionally shared that he’s actively on the lookout for a job and requested for assist from social media customers.
His tweet went viral, amassing greater than 1.36 lakh views on X. Customers got here to his rescue, telling Mohan about job alternatives, and sending his resume to related individuals.
“Hello are you able to let me know what are on the lookout for profile and placement clever? I can ask round,” one person requested Mohan. “You will discover higher alternatives quickly. All the very best,” stated one other.
“No matter occurs, it occurs for good. I’m positive you’ll get a greater package deal in your subsequent venture quickly,” a 3rd person commented.
The tech business has began 2024 with one other wave of job cuts, paring again even additional after widespread layoffs final 12 months. To this point, some 32,000 tech staff have misplaced their jobs in 2024 based on Layoffs.fyi, a start-up that has been monitoring job cuts within the business for the reason that pandemic.