Always Be Applying

Season 2 | Episode 3
53m | Mar 26, 2024

In this episode of Hilariously Unemployed, Big Speaker sits down with Matthew Kirby, founder of a dynamic podcast network, for an insightful conversation about, layoffs, creating community, and the realm of HR & Talent Acquisition!

Matt shares his journey of navigating multiple layoffs, including his experiences at Netflix, startups, and non-profits. Being laid off on a vacation in Mexico is a story only Matt can tell! His candid anecdotes shed light on the challenges and lessons learned along the way. Plus, he'll delight us with tales of his days as the "Cookie Plug" at Girl Scouts and his unique perk of previewing all the new shows as a Netflix employee!

Matthew's determination to empower young Black HR professionals shines through, as we discuss the massive community he has built called YNG BLK HR. He discusses the profound impact of layoffs on the community and shares valuable insights into finding humor in tough situations.

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