The severance package at Meta for laid off employees almost makes it nice to be laid off depending on what your personal situation is….. personally wouldn’t mind getting 4+ months of full pay to reset and think about what’s next 😬

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Honestly I said this before I got laid off and since 6am yesterday still been pretty upset being a top performer and laid off. But you are right, maybe I need this breather

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I know it’s true but also I was in a very specialized role there and my total compensation is about to drop by almost 50% wherever I go to a general role, so it’s not that much of a breather.

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Right, I got two weeks😭 Still sucks loss they lost their job and it will have an impact on their family.

4+months is very good. I got 2 but was asked to stay on and transition for a month of it. Yes while on severance. Hey. Your no longer needed, but can you please stay out of the kindness of your heart (for no pay) and train all the others that will be picking up your work load.

…it’s not “nice” if it happens to you, this group is for people who have been laid off. Come on now

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