An Indian man in the United States, who was among 11,000 employees fired by Meta, shared his plight on social media after being fired 9 months after joining the company. Taken to LinkedInRaju Kadam, who is on Meta’s engineering team, says he doesn’t expect to take part in the layoffs as he has had “strong performances all quarters” since joining the company 9. last month.
“But it ended abruptly,” Mr. Kadam wrote in the post, adding, “My leaving America clock started today… help me find a job there, or else I have to leave. America with children”. He also shared a photo of his sons, Arjun and Yash, and said they are US citizens and their lives will be affected.
In his post, Kadam reached out to all of his “Metamates”, his connections, and the LinkedIn community to help him find a job. He said he’s been in the US for 16 years now and has seen the worst of the recession, “but I’ve never lost a job”.
“I will do anything in my power to give them the best chance of success in the United States. Therefore, I need a new job in the United States as soon as possible,” Kadam wrote. at the end of my post.
Mr. Kadam’s post showed widespread skepticism and sympathy. In the comments section, several internet users shared leads about job openings and shared links to companies that are hiring program managers.
“Raju Kadam – you have a great background and you’re going to go somewhere great. I was laid off a few years ago and am a single mom and it was tough. Look for LMI (worker). my company) – we have some opportunities. Be strong,” one user wrote.
“Raju Kadam Sorry to hear about your dismissal. These are difficult times. Stay strong. Also, can you please check Fujitsu’s career page. If you find any loopholes any related, please let me know so I can refer you”, said again.
Meanwhile, Mr. Kadam is not the only Indian to be fired by Meta. One of the employees, whose name is Himanshi DRAWalso revealed that he moved to Canada from India for his new Meta job, but he was fired just two days after joining the company.
Facebook owner Meta announced Wednesday that more than 11,000 employees will be laid off to reduce costs after disappointing earnings and falling revenue.
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