Anyone else (mildly) annoyed that no one in an executive role bothered to send a Happy Thanksgiving to the US associates? Obviously not a big deal, but it is a bit emblematic about how much they care about their staff...
They got rid of some of the best employees who remained here and kept some of the greatest mediocrity who do almost nothing other than spread negative energy. Do you understand the logic behind it? Do those at the top even care about doing... — read more
WHY is this significant? WARN ACT Filing Rules If they can keep the impacted employees under 50 in a particular state within 60 days, Avaya is not required to report to the state that they had a formal reduction in force. So that is why... — read more
Recently laid off in US and had over twenty years of employment only received four weeks of severance pay - totally a betrayal. If you have less than five year or more of service with company, you will only receive four weeks. It is based on the... — read more
Anything positive, anything at all to cling on for or should Avaya swing from a tree and die. Everything is miserable.
Are they ever going to stop renaming products? It causes a lot of confusion and the new name never gets pushed out into all the documentation either. Then you have various people calling the same thing by different names.
So much wrong I don't even know where to begin. I know I'm not the only one who giggles at some of the silliness that surrounds us. And Batman and the people he celebrates are often a good source to inspire giggles. Yet now it's to the point of... — read more
I'm curious if there'll be one positive word among responses.
280 Employees in the UK Consultation process starts today with approx 65 people to be let go by the end of January 23. It's going to get messy and expensive.
HR emails going out to Avaya employees
Bottom Line. Avaya has a significant presence in the market that can be positioned for smart, profitable growth and success. However, the poor choices & erratic redirections of past leadership compromised that future. This is what must happen in... — read more
The Ring Team had travel pulled just prior to traveling to an IAUG Event. Next day they learned they were eliminated, and part of a 400 person RIF at Ring. Avaya Ring ACO is no more Honestly, it was just each company using one another. There... — read more
Ring Central May get legal with Avaya https://news.bloomberglaw.com/bankruptcy-law/ringcentral-taps-advisers-for-talks-with-troubled-partner-avaya
Kiernan McGrath Retires 11/7/22 Becky Roof Interim CFO Shafali Shah, New Strategic Role (focus on Strategic Initiatives, not Admin Vito Caravale appears to be stepping up as Top General Counsel (This site previously claimed his... — read more
So many experienced people have left and are leaving soon. There is no plan to award and keep talented people, no point trying after they have left. It's almost like management are resigned to seeing the place fade away, which is sad as the... — read more
Is that just the date for US? Have the UK/Europe Cuts processed yet, or still waiting for government approval? Have you all found it interesting that Avaya has more employees than Twitter when this all began?
When acting as an "agent" of Avaya (ON PAYROLL) you have an obligation to treat employees and clients/partners with basic respect, and transparent honesty. (SEE CORPORATE CODE OF CONDUCT). When you DON"T follow such professional standards, and step... — read more
I really love my job and have always tried to do it to the best of my ability. What is problematic is that Avaya does not know when enough is enough. The more I work, the more work I get and it has reached the point where working has become... — read more
Hello All, Seeking some advice in my career transition. Long time premise based telecom professional with several years’ experience, but zero experience with Cloud Technology. Was hoping to learn this at Avaya, but not in the cards. In job... — read more
I have just received my 4 week severance and the gross wage is short $500+. Has anyone else noticed this or have a thought? Note into HR waiting on response. Thank you.
CMO SM "left " Avaya shortly after the Leadership Team Visit to Galway. KH, it was announced, has "chosen" to "leave" (Head of Product). Was previous a Dir of PM at Genesys prior to the unlikely ascension into senior leadership... — read more
As someone rightly said, people care less and less about this company. They are more dedicated to seeking better opportunities. After all, why would any of us care about the future of this company when even the leadership does not care about... — read more
This movement of honest, raw and real Employee contributions is very inspiring during a very non inspired time. We have all been abused in the dysfunctional environment the past 5 years. The smartest people just recoiled and hid. The bravest spoke... — read more
Another colleague left. He was invisible here, and I wouldn't be surprised if he becomes one of those that make huge progress and does great things for competitors. Is it really possible that the management does not understand how much damage this... — read more
GITEX should be called LIETEX for the empty press release partnership announcements that imply false engagement and integrations and mislead the market (Avaya's Specialty)! Honeywell -- ONLY MIDDLE EAST Meta -- SPECIFIC to ONE CLIENT in... — read more
Avaya is another Nokia, who also failed to adapt/innovate and live on past glories and legacy cash cows, struggling to stay relevant without any relevant products! Nokia' s CEO stated the oil rig on fire analogy '...a man standing on an oil platform... — read more
It's quiet because the majority of folks have given up because nothing has or is changing ! Masarek boasted that he'd been talking to Avaya since May 22 so you'd think he'd have an actionable plan ready to go for when he joined but no... — read more
I wish I could trade places with my manager just for one day, just so he can see how unreasonable his expectations are. I'm guaranteeing you he'd walk out halfway through. I'm not sure if this is just my problem or if it's company-wide, but it's... — read more
I was reading the article https://www.uctoday.com/unified-communications/avaya-showcases-latest-innovations-at-gitex-2022/ and this paragraph particularly caught my attention: *The company has stated that it is focusing on "innovation without... — read more
I have a client who wants a hybrid cloud plan. They have been asking for 18 mos. Avaya and partner have tried to force on Prem. I came in as a consultant. I asked them to ask again. **OCT 14, 2022 Avaya Response** ***Avaya can't even b egin to... — read more
Given that Avaya is, in my opinion, in a downward spiral, I'm rapidly losing hope that anyone talented has any future here, but in general, I don't believe this company has a bright future either.
This paragraph deserves it's own post RIGHT SIZING CUSTOMER BASE & METRIC FOR DEFINING LOGOS & CLIENTS – 90,000 Customers? What is the break down of Products/Solutions/Contract Length/Subscription/Cloud. How much revenue does each type... — read more
I am sick to death seeing our wonderful management team sunning themselves in Dubai pretending to be working. How can this be done while we are waiting for the axe to fall (we all know its coming). Everything our new CEO said in Bulls41t with what we... — read more
Dear Mr. Masarek, Most of us are very pleased that you were not only willing, but enthusiastic about taking on the significant responsibility to lead Avaya during this very challenging time. Now that we are one week into the new FY, we feel... — read more
I'm not sure why anybody would consider quitting when the economy is going down the drain. How hard can it be to go through the motions at work and wait for the next round of layoffs? You either stay and still have a job or you walk away with... — read more
I know the majority of us are looking for a new job, but I'm curious about where most are applying. Is it other big companies in our industry or are you looking at small companies as well for a change of pace? Or are you looking to leave the industry... — read more