If you’re a company that heavily relies on engineering and sales talent, keep an eye on companies who are downsizing (laying off people). 
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In late 2015 Twitter decided on a big layoff estimated at about 8 percent of its workforce, with particular emphasis on product and engineering departments. This sparked a huge hiring frenzy in the Bay Area and the employers that were smart and fast to act benefited greatly.

Many companies looking for engineers took full advantage of the #twitterlayoffs hashtag, here are a few:

 

 

 


Keep an eye out for layoffs — one company’s trash could be your treasure!

Nick Misa

 

by in Recruiting Process, Social Recruiting