18 min

Practical Tips to handle Tech Layoffs Polyglot Software Development

    • Technology

In this podcast, Krish discusses the impact of layoffs and how individuals can better prepare themselves for such situations. He emphasizes the importance of continuous learning and expanding one's skill set to stay competitive in the job market. Krish also advises against becoming too attached to a company and building a lifestyle around the highest pay, as these can lead to difficulties in the event of a layoff. He reminds listeners that a company is not a family and encourages them to enjoy their time off and give back to the community.
Takeaways
Continuous learning is crucial for staying competitive in the job market.
Avoid becoming too attached to a company and build a lifestyle around the lowest pay to mitigate the impact of a layoff.
Recognize that a company is not a family and maintain a healthy separation.
Take the opportunity of job loss to expand your horizons and learn new skills.
Focus on adding value to the organization to stay relevant and stand out.
While there is competition, there is also a dearth of good and smart people, so being committed and passionate can make a difference.
Enjoy your time off and use it to recharge and explore new opportunities.
Remember that a job is just a job and there are other aspects of life to prioritize.
Give back to the community and share your knowledge and experiences with others.
Chapters
00:00 Introduction
00:35 Summary of Previous Podcast
01:14 Preparing for Layoffs
04:00 Limited Attachment
05:00 Lifestyle and Financial Planning
05:45 Company is Not Your Family
06:06 Expanding Horizons
09:01 Adding Value
12:34 Competition and Dearth of Good People
13:48 Enjoying Time Off
16:16 Perspective on Job Loss
16:32 Giving Back
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In this podcast, Krish discusses the impact of layoffs and how individuals can better prepare themselves for such situations. He emphasizes the importance of continuous learning and expanding one's skill set to stay competitive in the job market. Krish also advises against becoming too attached to a company and building a lifestyle around the highest pay, as these can lead to difficulties in the event of a layoff. He reminds listeners that a company is not a family and encourages them to enjoy their time off and give back to the community.
Takeaways
Continuous learning is crucial for staying competitive in the job market.
Avoid becoming too attached to a company and build a lifestyle around the lowest pay to mitigate the impact of a layoff.
Recognize that a company is not a family and maintain a healthy separation.
Take the opportunity of job loss to expand your horizons and learn new skills.
Focus on adding value to the organization to stay relevant and stand out.
While there is competition, there is also a dearth of good and smart people, so being committed and passionate can make a difference.
Enjoy your time off and use it to recharge and explore new opportunities.
Remember that a job is just a job and there are other aspects of life to prioritize.
Give back to the community and share your knowledge and experiences with others.
Chapters
00:00 Introduction
00:35 Summary of Previous Podcast
01:14 Preparing for Layoffs
04:00 Limited Attachment
05:00 Lifestyle and Financial Planning
05:45 Company is Not Your Family
06:06 Expanding Horizons
09:01 Adding Value
12:34 Competition and Dearth of Good People
13:48 Enjoying Time Off
16:16 Perspective on Job Loss
16:32 Giving Back
Snowpal Products
Backends as Services on ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠AWS Marketplace⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠
Mobile Apps on ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠App Store⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠ and ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠Play Store⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠
⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠Web App⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠
⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠Education Platform⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠ for Learners and Course Creators

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