After a hiring boom during the pandemic, many big tech companies are now experiencing hiring freezes and mass layoffs. These measures are intended to cut losses and keep profit margins intact, but many are concerned they also threaten diversity in technology companies.
While they’re sometimes inevitable, layoffs don’t have to undermine your diversity, equity, and inclusion efforts.
Let’s take a look at how layoffs can impact DEI and ways you can keep diversity from taking a back seat during times of financial concern.
Why are big tech layoffs happening?