Employees laid off from Oracle China appear to be a hot commodity for tech companies looking to hire, according to one recruitment platform, though desirability may be tempered by candidates’ ages as industry demands shift.

Recruiters searched online resumes for “Oracle” around 100,000 times on Tuesday, according to the online recruitment platform Boss Zhipin, an increase of 30% compared with a day earlier.

News broke earlier this week that the US tech giant would lay off around 1,000 employees in the China Research and Development Center (CDC). The center, which has facilities in cities including Beijing and Shenzhen, will reportedly close soon.

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Jill Shen

Jill Shen is Shanghai-based technology reporter. She covers Chinese mobility, autonomous vehicles, and electric cars. Connect with her via e-mail: jill.shen@technode.com or Twitter: @yushan_shen