Mass layoffs are currently taking place in Silicon Valley, which is devastating small businesses, startups, and tech giants like Google, Amazon, and Meta. Several employees have lost their jobs as a result of their cost-cutting tactics, particularly Indian techies on H-1B visas who are under additional pressure due to the short amount of time they have to find new employment. There is, however, some promise in this desolate terrain, as demonstrated by an Indian programmer who found employment after being fired during Meta’s second wave of layoffs.
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After being hired by Meta, Bengaluru native Vishawajeet Jha had to wait a while before receiving his Canada visa. The former Amazon employee who worked as a software engineer found a new job at a major tech company and even began working from Meta’s office. Jha was let go from Meta, however, just three days after starting work there, along with 11,000 other workers, during the first round of layoffs.
Jha shared his tale on Linkedin after being fired and stated, “I learned early yesterday morning that I am one among the 11,000 workers affected by the Meta layoff. I just joined Meta three days ago following a protracted visa application process.
This is really unfortunate, and my heart goes out to everyone affected by the layoffs”
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Jha was in a stressful situation and desperate need of new employment, much like the other affected Indian techies In contrast to other people, he did eventually land a new position months later and started working for the Indian fintech company PhonePe Jha provided another report on his job life in March, and this time it was positive I’m happy to announce that I’ve started a new job at PhonePe as a software engineer Jha posted on LinkedIn