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The layoff survival guide: What to do before, during and after

By Danielle Abril

08 Nov 2022 · 5 min read

Editor's Note

As the economy pressures companies' bottom lines, mass layoffs could be coming. Washington Post have put together a guide to dealing with the situation, if you were to find yourself in it.

Thousands of tech employees were laid off last week from companies including Twitter, Lyft, Stripe and dozens of venture-backed start-ups. As the economy continues to pressure companies' bottom lines, experts say more layoffs could be coming.

"We're going to see it start affecting other industries," said John Anderson, managing director of executive search firm Allegis Partners. "We're going to need to brace ourselves for a slowdown across the board."

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