- Although large companies such as Netflix, Meta, and Tesla have announced layoffs, according to the May U.S. “Job Vacancies and Labor Mobility Survey” report, the number of vacancies is almost double the number of unemployed. The talent shortage has not disappeared.
- Publicly announcing your dismissal, which was once unspeakable, has become a new way of selling yourself for a job. Employees who have just been fired from Tesla also posted on LinkedIn, attracting Apple, Amazon, etc. to poach.
- The career coach reminds that it is forbidden to discuss on the social platform. Job seekers are advised to express their gratitude to their previous employer and their enthusiasm for the job; clearly writing down the title of the job they are looking for can also increase the chance of success.
The job market is tight, and new job-seekers have emerged – on LinkedIn, Twitter and other social media, it is announced to the world: “I was fired!” What happened?
The era of monetary tightening has come, and the housing market has been impacted. An American citizen, Nathan Felt, was originally a product design director at Guaranteed Rate, a Chicago-based residential mortgage loan company, but was unfortunately fired four months ago because of increased borrowing costs and a decline in financing needs.
Folter, though sad, remains optimistic. He shared his feelings on LinkedIn, the world’s largest business community platform, and attached a link to a Podcast about setbacks as opportunities for growth. Unexpectedly, the message area has attracted many job offers, including Amazon! In May, he successfully entered this e-commerce leader as a senior product designer.
“Wall Street Journal” reported that in the past, it was always difficult to openly admit that I was fired; but now, it has become a magic trick to promote myself, which has helped many unemployed people like Furter, in just a few short days. Find a job fast within the week!
The talent shortage has not disappeared! Ex-Tesla employee slammed for poaching
The number of layoffs has been rising in recent months amid a gloomy economic outlook. Well-known large companies such as Netflix, Meta, Tesla, and JP Morgan have all announced layoffs in order to cut costs, and industries such as technology, aviation and tourism have also warned that more dismissal notices will be issued in the future .
Still, job postings have been very strong. Because according to the latest May Job Openings and Labor Turnover Survey (JOLTS) released by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, there were 11.3 million job openings, nearly double the 5.95 million unemployed. The talent shortage has not disappeared.
“Business Insider” reported that after Elon Musk recently laid off 10% of Tesla’s workforce, many employees also logged on to LinkedIn to share their achievements and stories in the company, attracting other big companies to poach!
The executive group Punks & Pinstripes tracked more than 450 employees who left Tesla in the 90 days ended June 30. Including Amazon, as many as 150 people went to large technology companies such as Apple, Google, and Microsoft, and nearly 100 people were recruited by electric car startups such as Lucid and Rivian, and a few went to traditional car manufacturers such as General Motors (GM) and Ford. .
“If the Emperor of Mars doesn’t want you, I’d be happy to bring you to #AWS,” Zafar Choudhury, head of recruiting at Amazon Cloud Services (AWS), wrote on LinkedIn.
Not to be photographed! Package Unemployment as Selling Yourself
However, of course, it does not mean that you will be able to successfully find a job if you are fired for discussing on the community. Career coaches caution that job seekers should avoid showing too much pain or pity, but instead express gratitude to their former employer and say they’re looking forward to finding their next adventure.
“When I posted, I just thought it was a good opportunity to share with you that you don’t feel like you’ll never get back on your feet just because you’re fired,” Folt said.
Another Los Angeles-based entertainment and marketing producer, Liz Maupin, posted on Twitter, expressing her eagerness to work and taking up her new position within 10 days. She pointed out that the job losses are due to budget cuts across the entertainment industry, including Netflix layoffs and a wave of mergers and acquisitions, and have little to do with performance, so she doesn’t feel ashamed of being fired.
In addition, clearly articulating the job title you are looking for increases your chances of success. One successful job applicant explained to The Wall Street Journal that writing out goals can save them a lot of time. Because instead of saying that I am unemployed, it is better to package it as another specific opportunity to help myself quickly position myself.