Thousands Of Fired Yahoos Are Packing Up And Saying Their Goodbyes

Yahoo Laid Off box

Photo: Zach Hanna

This morning, Yahoo announced it would fire 2,000 people. Those people are starting to find out, and they are saying their goodbyes.

Laid-off Yahoo Rachel Powers tweets: “Goodbye Yahoo! It’s been short but sweet. I have been laid off. I am 1 of 2,000 losing their jobs today.”

Posting the picture on the right, Zach Hanna tweets: “It was a fun 4 years; learned a lot and met many awesome people, but goodbye.”

It’s not all doom and gloom.

Lots of startups are hiring out in Silicon Valley, and many of them are reaching out to fired Yahoos.

Andrew Laffoon tweeted: “Sad to hear about #Yahoo layoffs today. But happy that we’ll hire some! Come join us and make products people love. mixbook.com/careers”

Rick Minerich tweets: “Any #machinelearning folks leaving #yahoo looking for a research job in manhattan? Please let me know!”

We’re aggregating the goodbyes,  the help wanted tweets, and more.

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