Jan 11, 2023

47: Your tech job just laid you off. Now what?

The tech industry can be a highly unpredictable and ever-changing environment. With the rapid advances in technology, businesses may need to restructure or lay off employees. If you have just received the news that your tech job has laid you off, you are likely feeling overwhelmed with emotion and unsure of what to do next. Fortunately, there are several steps that you can take to help get back on track and find a new job as quickly as possible.

In this podcast our hosts Maria Ashby and Samantha Bretous will guide you on how to best manage being laid off from your tech job, and ways to increase your chances of finding employment in the industry again.


  • 0:00 – 0:32 Opening
  • 0:37 – 1:51 Coping With The Emotional Impact Of A Layoff
  • 1:58 – 3:50 Layoffs: Communication Best Practices
  • 3:50 – 4:37 Signs That Layoffs Are Coming
  • 4:37 – 5:10 Were You Prepared To Be Laid Off?
  • 5:10 – 7:27 Are You Looking For A Job? What’s Your Current Job Status?
  • 7:37 – 8:51 Company Benefits When You Were Laid Off
  • 8:51 – 10:09 How To Prepare For A Layoff Before It Happens
  • 10:09 – 11:00 Applying For Unemployment Benefits After Losing a Job
  • 11: 00 – 11:11 Closing Remarks

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47: Your tech job just laid you off. Now what?


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