Job storm on horizon? Layoffs, drop in tech hiring, more signs point to cooling

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WRAL TechWire’s weekly Jobs Report compiles the latest information from the region’s top job boards, offering a breakdown of how many jobs are posted, which companies are hiring, and what positions are most in-demand. Here’s more from WRAL TechWire on the latest changes in the labor markets in our local economy.  Below, we’ve gathered the latest upcoming job fairs, student-centric resources, and a list of Twitter accounts that track local job openings.  Here’s what’s new since the last WRAL TechWire Jobs Report.

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RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK – A growing number of layoffs, a drop in hiring from record high levels

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Bad news about hiring trends in tech are ‘misleading’

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Tech’s view on the global economy can be summed up in an email Elon Musk sent Thursday: “super bad feeling.”

This week, Musk announced Tesla (TSLA) will be laying off 10% of its staff.

Amid this downbeat outlook for economic growth, prospects for workers dimmed in some pockets of the business world. Musk’s comments follow JPMorgan (JPM) CEO Jamie Dimon’s pronouncement earlier this week that a “hurricane” is bearing down on the U.S. economy.

But in the view of one economist, this growing drumbeat of negative news from the tech sector offers a “misleading” picture of the U.S. labor market

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