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This is different request. I am asking if I CAN work at a competitor, since I was let go..
Non-compete agreements are completely unenforceable in California (pursuant to business and professions code section 16600), so you are entirely free to work for a competitor to the company.
The only thing you cannot do is to share or reveal tradesecrets, including any list of customers or clients that you have from your previous employer.
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