Software engineer fired for tweeting about industry layoffs. Major companies cutting jobs, but engineer received job offers

Mint February 10, 2024, 06:00 AM UTC

Summary: Bengaluru-based software engineer Jishnu Mohan was fired after tweeting about tech industry layoffs. 32,000 jobs have been cut in the software industry. Major companies like Amazon, Google, Microsoft, IBM, eBay, Salesforce, and Cisco have announced layoffs. Mohan received job offers after his dismissal. Amazon, for example, is cutting jobs in various units, including Twitch and healthcare. Microsoft is cutting 1,900 jobs at Activision Blizzard and Xbox. IBM plans layoffs but will hire for AI roles. eBay is cutting 1,000 roles. Salesforce is laying off 700 employees, and Cisco is restructuring, planning to lay off thousands.

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