By Bryan Jung Software engineers face increasing prospects of being laid off as the tech industry begins downsizing due to economic uncertainties. Tech work was once considered a safe bet regarding job security, with many people encouraged to “learn to code” over the past two decades. Vox reported on April 21 that a trickle of layoffs in […]
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