How can those who have been trying to get a foot in tech for months, stand against those who are being laid off that recruiters are scrambling to help?? I understand these people have prestigious companies on their resumes, severance packages, and a wide network of connects. It is very sad to hear, but realistically, they won’t have trouble finding a job. But what are the rest of us supposed to do who have been trying for months to be given a chance but are now getting pushed even further back😕

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We have no choice but to keep pushing. Eventually the whole shade and feel of the market will alter and they'll be forced to at least gamble on us. Patience and the time will come.

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I know it can be discouraging, but not to let little bits of information get to you in your job search. The job that is right for you will come to you. Recruiters will be able to see who is right for the job.

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I was in the same situation when I graduated, and we just came out of the recession. There are some skills that nobody will teach you, and you will need to leverage those. I'm talking about soft skills and common sense.

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I understand the frustration with this. If not now and not tomorrow or anytime soon, when is it going to be? Still begging for that first opportunity to even prove my worth.

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Chances are…they’ll be wanting way more pay because they worked at one of the big names that have laid off employees recently…companies can’t afford to hire all the divas at one time…meanwhile, there’s always room for the humble/hungry.

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I completely understand. But the thing is not all recruiters are scrambling in favor of those who were laid off. I actually have chosen a number of strong candidates (not laid off) over those who were laid off.

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