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Tech Layoffs Are All But A Thing of the Past

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Tech layoffs in September 2023 are a fraction of January 2023 levels.

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Layoffs in the technology industry have slowed sharply in recent months, bringing the number of jobs lost to tech's efficiency push to a near stop.

According to services that track layoffs in the tech industry, after reaching a local maximum in January, the number of people laid off had declined by more than 90% by September. What's more, some tech companies are hiring again to refill some of the roles that they had eliminated mere months ago.

Data from tech industry layoff tracker shows that job cuts have slowed for seven consecutive months this year, plateauing around 10,000 per month from June through August, and declining to just over 3,000 so far in September.

TrueUp, a jobs board focused on the tech industry, also marked that tech industry layoffs peaked in January and declined sharply thereafter. The trend is clear that job cuts are on the decline.

From TechCrunch
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