it's been a weird couple of weeks

It started with the normal "crazy busy" that leads up to a release. Rakka's been getting prepared to go to rural appalachia for a week (she's in TN now). Then... well, not to put to fine a point on it, layoffs. Luckily I'm still here, but it was just luck. I just happen to be the only full time employee in my "department" (the 'Content/UI' team doesn't officially exist, but it sort of describes my position) so here I am.

It's very relieving to be on this side of it, but there's no joy. More than any other job I've had I really like the people at Redfin. All of them. They are why I ignore all the recruitment messages that plague me on every social network. They are why I forget to blog for weeks at a time. They are why I work so hard.

So to have 20% of them gone. It's difficult. I miss them.
To those who left, I can only say thank you for all that you’ve done for Redfin, and I’m sorry. It wasn’t your fault that you had to leave, and we will do what we can to help you take your next step. We’ll miss you, and we wish you the best of luck.
Glenn said that, in the blog post. I second it. Seriously, anything you guys need.

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