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A CEO Posted Himself Crying on LinkedIn After Laying Off Workers. The Internet’s Reaction Was Harsh.

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Braden Wallake, CEO of social media firm HyperSocial, laid off two employees. He posted a selfie of himself crying to LinkedIn, where he has more than 30,000 followers. Wallake's post received a fair amount of criticism from other users of the networking platform. Harvard Business School professor Sandra Sucher says Wallake put a human face to the harm of layoffs.
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LinkedIn Influencer Takes A Sly Dig At CEO Who Posted Crying Selfie After Laying Off Staff

Taking a jibe at Braden Wallake, a LinkedIn influencer who goes by the name Drew, posted an image of himself crying.

2 months ago·India
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The IndependentThe Independent

CEO posts crying selfie on LinkedIn after laying off employees

A CEO of a company that specialises in optimising LinkedIn post has been criticised for posting a crying selfie on the platform after laying off some of his employess.Braden Wallake, CEO of HyperSocial in Columbus, Ohio, shared the “vulnerable” image on Tuesday, 9 August, after letting staff members go.The viral post led to a debate in the comments, with some branding Wallake as “out of touch.”“I just want people to see, that not every CEO out t…

2 months ago·London, United Kingdom
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Global NewsGlobal News

CEO posts crying selfie to LinkedIn after laying off employees - National

Braden Wallake, the chief executive officer of a marketing agency called HyperSocial, uploaded a close-up photo of the himself teary-eyed, covering his mouth with one finger.

2 months ago·Toronto, Canada
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Washington TimesWashington Times

CEO posts crying selfie after firing employees

A marketing CEO was mocked this week after posting a tearful selfie to LinkedIn in an effort to show that not all CEOs are “cold-hearted.”

2 months ago·Washington, United States
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CEO Posts Crying Selfie on LinkedIn After Laying Off Employees—and It Goes Viral

A CEO has sparked a major debate online after posting a selfie of himself crying on LinkedIn following layoffs he made at his company.

2 months ago·United States
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The Washington PostThe Washington Post

This CEO posted a crying selfie on LinkedIn. It didn’t go over well.

After his first experience laying off employees, Braden Wallake posted a picture of himself crying on LinkedIn. The post sparked instant backlash.

2 months ago·Washington, United States
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