Meanwhile, the wide-spread of the pandemic took a huge toll on many businesses. In effect, many big shot companies had to lay off many employees to financially cope with the situation. At this instant, LinkedIn added its name to the list of employers announcing layoffs for white-collar jobs. Not to mention, Coronavirus losses continued to ripple beyond low to high-end jobs in auto manufacturing, technology, and consulting.
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Under the circumstances, for many people who lost jobs in the Covid-19 pandemic, hunger comes with shame. In the meantime, the announcement from LinkedIn laying off about 6 percent of its workforce signals for a quick hiring rebound for professionals may be dimming.
Not to mention, This site caters more to professional workers, earns its revenue from recruiters’ payments. Coupled with, job postings and other sources.
Be that as it may, Microsoft stated LinkedIn was negatively impacted by the weak job market. In addition, reductions in advertising spend. Instead, its revenue increased by 10 percent.
“LinkedIn is not immune to the effects of the global pandemic. Moreover, as job postings continues to impact fewer companies, including ours, need to hire at the same volume they did previously.”
– Ryan Roslansky (CEO, Linkedin)
Even though, job postings saw a boost in May and June however, reduced in late June and early July. At this moment, the latest sign of the economic downturn is intensifying. Therefore, white-collar workers are losing their jobs.
Generally speaking, so many people out of work the unemployment rate in June was 11.1 percent. To put it differently, it is down from 14.7 percent in April but much higher than February’s 3.5 percent. Hence, when you have millions and millions of people unemployed, it becomes a buyer’s market.
On balance, employees who lose their jobs will receive a minimum of 10 weeks of severance pay. Coupled with, a year of paid health insurance in the United States. Additionally, they may keep their company cellphones laptops and other work-from-home equipment wrote. At the present time, layoffs that are happening in the white-collar workforce, the severing of the employer-employee relationship. That is going to scar the economy in the long run.