This is a good one to read... Good journalistic coverage.
Two months after she was laid off from her job at MGM Resorts International, Mali Catello is still looking for work.
After spending nearly two years with the company, the former director of learning delivery saw her department go from 14 members to five in one day. Now, Catello said, she spends much of her time adjusting to life without work, figuring out how to collect unemployment benefits and searching for job opportunities online.
“A lot of the positions that were eliminated are leadership positions, which are difficult to come by, especially with the numbers eliminated,” said Catello, whose job was to lead a team that welcomed new hires. “Those are not positions that are easily found in Las Vegas.”
Mali Catello, the former director of learning delivery with MGM Resorts International, was laid off as part of the MGM 2020 initiative, holds a #254Strong sign on Wednesday, June 12, 2019, in Las Vegas. The hashtag was created after the layoffs to help former MGM employees communicate and share job resources. (Benjamin Hager/Las Vegas Review-Journal) @benjaminhphoto