February 5, 2023

Tech firms woo sacked Twitter staff; HP announces large job cuts

Tech firms snapping up ex-Twitter employees…

Talent-short tech firms have had their wishes come true, with the exodus of staff from Twitter creating an unexpected swell of new talent that firms are eager to snap up. In a post appearing on LinkedIn, Katie Burke, chief people officer at software company HubSpot wrote: “Great leaders recognize debate and disagreement makes you better and is part of the process. If you want a place where you can disagree (in a kind, clear manner of course), with people, HubSpot is hiring.” Other companies eying up an opportunity to hire skilled staff include CoderPad, with its chief executive of recruitment, Amanda Richardson, publishing an open letter to Twitter leavers. Richardson described Musk’s takeover as a “shit show” which had been “terribly frustrating, depressing and demotivating.” She added: “At CoderPad, we believe your skills say it all. Not where you sit. Not if you sleep at work. Not working seven days a week for 18 hours a day.”