| ||Ask HN: Laid off today for the first time, anything to be wary of? Advice?|
112 points by layoffthrowaway on Jan 13, 2017 | hide | past | favorite | 93 comments |
|Hello HN, posting under a throwaway since I've been around for quite a while.|
Long story short, I got laid off this morning for the first time ever (without cause). The reason for the termination was cited as an internal re-org. Truth be told I was planning on quitting at 3pm during my bi-weekly one-on-one with the CTO, so I'm taking it in stride/happy.
I've worked here just under a year. The company is paying me 4 weeks salary as severance, with medical benefits ending 1 week after pay ends. This is contigent upon my signing a release which essentially ensures I maintain confidentiality and prevents me about the company publicly, due one week today.
Just posting to ask if there's anything I should be wary of, and if there's any advice from people who've been through a similar situation, thanks!
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