April 27, 2020 Update
These COVID layoffs are such an impactful HR event (perhaps the biggest in our lifetime) that I want to now share data from our newly-created Talent Airport on a weekly basis.
First off, here’s the daily trendline of number of layoffs since we began tracking March 20th:
COVID Layoffs (from Talent Airport (through April 27, 2020)
source: Talent Airport
Highlights & Observations from Last Week: There were 14,668 layoffs for the week (a 51% decline versus the previous week and the first week to week decline since we began tracking). However, the overall trend line still points up. 36 (# of