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If I get laid off how hard do you think it’ll be to find a new job right now. What skills should I learn in that time to make me more marketable?

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The skills of staying calm and not overthinking.

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How do you expect folks to help you with this question without providing any information on what skills you actually have now? I would recommend you work on your “being explicit” skill for a start

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Tech skills, tech firms are still hiring

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PM skills...always need those

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