Looks like something is going on with the latest board meetings, value act involvement and multiple high level departures. Wonder if anyone has any leads
Multiple VP's Leaving on their own
If you're on the fence, realize that many long-term VP's are CHOOSING to leave, which means they see the company going the wrong way. These were the people driving the decisions of who was laid off previously and now they are leaving. Bad news, bad... — read more
7-Eleven, you could do better!
Got a text over the weekend from a recruiter to see if I want to come back as an SLC- Store Leader Coach at 30k less than what I made as a FC. Really??? You laid us off due to "restructuring" and can't even match what we made as FCs??? Come on Joe--... — read more
Why are people that were laid off going back?
Why are Area Leaders going back to a company that laid you off? I’ve seen at least 3 or 4 from the North Atlantic Zone, It seems like a d-mb move. You really think that they won’t lay you off again???
Tired of empty promotion promises?
Stay strong and leave 7-Eleven long gone. Former employee here, and I can tell you they don't care. They want their money and will tell you false statements of moving you up and it never happens. All they care about is their piece of the pie, while... — read more
Finding a new job at my age
I'm 55. I've been applying since I was laid off and I'm yet to get an interview. All the jobs I applied for I'm either qualified or overqualified for. I don't understand what's going on, other than maybe my age being a deterrent. Are others having... — read more
What’s the trick to recruiting people after you’ve just laid off nearly 900?
Did 7E violate rules by not filing WARN?
A quick Google search will show this stands for Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification (WARN) Notice where companies with over 100 employees have to file with the state to give employees 60 days notice. It varies by state but wasn't sure if 7E... — read more
This has caused so many to start looking for new jobs
Never before have I heard from so many they're looking to leave. I think people are truly shaken up and upset by what has happened and they want to move on before something similar happens again. I can see 7-Eleven losing a lot of good people over... — read more
If it means anything to anyone
I was laid off in 2019 and I know how hard it is for many, so I came here just to give a little support, if it means anything to anyone. The layoff was a big shock for me at the time because I didn't expect it at all and I thought it was the worst... — read more
First of all, I think that a good management would try to find another solution. But it seems that this management is not even trying to find another solution besides cuts. What's even more problematic is that so many outstanding performers have... — read more
You can’t ki-l cockroaches
The worst part is some of the mid-level and senior level leaders who continue to survive at SEI. Just gross. The culture points are aspirational at best. It’s a bloated bureaucracy, siloed and toxic. I was ejected in 2019 and it was a blessing. I... — read more
It wasn’t unfair
The company does have opportunities especially at senior leadership level (like a new CEO and new executives who has the capability and skills to run a company in the 21st century). But we live in a capitalistic society enjoying its varied benefits... — read more
Still employed, real feedback… As someone who sat through countless hours with BCG during integration, the amount of trust 7-11 put into a 3rd party consultant was scary from the start. Decisions were made too fast to capture synergy, which is the... — read more
“Inside the bloodbath” — new press
If you're still at SEI, YOU SHOULD BE INTERVIEWING.
I survived the layoffs at 7-Eleven. Morale is atrocious. Managers and Directors openly badmouthing the senior leadership...and rightfully so. Once the layoffs started, I immediately went to work searching for new remote employment, since the... — read more
Moving Beyond 7-Eleven
As someone who quit working for the company just over a year ago, let me just offer these words of encouragement: you will land somewhere better. Working at 7-Eleven teaches you how to be tough and to have a thick skin… wherever you land you will... — read more
Stop shopping at “Coward Joe’s”
Typically, I am not one for politics but will make an exception this one time. 7-Eleven tends to operate their stores in regions that are more urban, diverse, and liberal-leaning than in suburban area… how else would they get away with such predatory... — read more
A useful read
4 ways to overcome the stigma of layoffs and find a new job in today's economy https://www.businessinsider.com/how-to-overcome-the-stigma-of-layoffs-find-new-job-2022-7
What’s a fair severance pay?
What’s fair severance pay if there wasn’t any WARN notice? DOL says 60 days in advance is a minimum for mass layoffs off more than 500 employees in a 6 month period. Without proper WARN notice to employees they should be paying minimum 60 days? — read more
F ing the employees over again
What a total cluster *^%#. People with decades of service kicked to the curb with no warning. Contractor accounts turned off mid meetings with no notice. 7-eleven treats employees poorly and contractors with disdain. They can try to say it was... — read more
Speedway has a page here
In case somebody is interested.
HAHA! Oh, the irony!
Anyone find it ironic that the new required monthly Compass Training course is on: “Empathy”?! What a freaking joke! I just can’t… lol Time for a mass exodus of Area Leaders
How did they make the decisions on who to RIF?
Does anyone know how they came up with who to cut? Particularly AL level? I feel discriminated. Age or time with company? Please comment with subgroup size and years of service. Maybe we can find out collectively unless someone here already knows.
This is one big lesson!
I'm still safe, but these cuts are a big lesson to me that one should always, absolutely always look for better options. Top dogs did not show the slightest empathy towards the affected ones, which was to be expected because they only care about... — read more
Where’s Joe been?
Imagine that he was your commanding officer sending you out to be slaughtered but he gives that order while hiding and never showing his face. So much for touting his military leadership skills and West Point degree.
I am very frustrated
I pretty much knew that something bad was brewing and luckily, I was preparing in case it came to this. Somehow I had a feeling that there would be cuts. However, when I now recall how much the boss assured us that everything would be fine, I can't... — read more
How much longer would you've stayed here?
If you hadn't been laid off, how much longer would you have stayed here? I hope to find another option before they show me the door.
Speedway recruiters are gone as of August 5, 2022.
I'm still in shock
I don't understand why it's hitting me this hard but after 12 years and being discarded so unceremoniously, I still feel like cr-p days later. It bugs me that those who make these decisions don't give a damn about how it affects those who are on the... — read more
So many rumors! Want the facts. Those who know, please clarify!
As a Speedway SL, hearing so many things here in the Chicago market. What is the facts??? Heard FIMS and FMC's gone immediately. Recruiters not until Oct 1st. Some AL's gone? Trainers gone? Two weeks severance or one? Some offered alternative... — read more
How was the mass lay-offs even executed?
I’m trying to wrap my head around this. FCs we’re on a teams call for 15 minutes with the Market Manager and HR rep. It sounds like we had a couple thousand people laid-off. That’s potentially 500 hours last week in teams calls, assuming all the... — read more
Layoffs are in 711's DNA
Hi All - I am really sorry about layoffs and I hope that all affected will find job replacements very soon. I've spent 33 years working for 711 and I've seen many layoffs. I've retired about ten years ago and I can tell you that layoffs are built... — read more
7-11 Doug R. Is a pr--k
Every since Doug took over corporate stores ,company has got to sh-t. Guy has no energy he just a pr--k. I know he one of the main reasons for cuts. He care less about one affected. They had a town hall on Friday and explained all the cuts and that... — read more
Where are people applying? I'm worried that with layoffs all around, no matter where I apply I might find myself without a job once again within months. Are there any good alternatives that provide at least some job security, especially in the... — read more
It'll get better
I was laid off from another company before and I can tell you that while it might not seem so right now, things will get better. The job market is still hot. There are openings all over the place for decent pay. I'm guaranteeing you the majority will... — read more
Let's face it, 7-11 was NOT ready to purchase Speedway and now employees pay for it.
You can't add a story to a house that has a broken foundation. But yet the company pretends this is all part of the plan. You chewed off more than you could swallow and now your employees, on both sides, are paying the price.