Never used to be like this. I feel like BD loves my work and could care less about me. I accept it. It’s been like this for a few years now since the huge acquisitions started. While BD remains a great place to work, it’s no longer a great place... — read more
Topics regarding layoffs at BD (Becton Dickinson & Co.)
Good ole Sept. Wonder how many sheep they will sheer for the big wolfs?
BD will soon be adopting a model of facilities management similar to the one soon to be integrated into Lowes. That model will result in thousands being laid off at Lowe’s. Permanent reductions to increase the bottom line. Maryland will be the first... — read more
Is there a common thread that connects all employees who were recently laid off? What happens when all the ole boys retire? What’s the stock price? 6 months from now? The rich will get richer....
I'm so confused over the good talents employees in BD... why don't you just leave this company? you guys have made good fights... specially those who had worked at least 12-15+ years. There are tons of other good companies in SD. You guys know it... — read more
I thought BD Layoff Season™ doesn't usually begin until September but maybe the preseason just got underway. Anyway, terrible fiscal report, terrible outlook, ridiculous C-level compensation, coupled with BARD purchase, mean that human resources... — read more
My sound sources say that MD will indeed have huge cuts. They are doing great keeping a relative lid on what will definitely be coming down in OCT-2019 - Feb 2021. New improvements made in MD will help the company with broader tax breaks. The younger... — read more
When did we become the type of company where employees have to fear layoffs on monthly, if not weekly bases? BD used to be a great place to work for... But things have changed so much that it has become nearly unrecognizable. Sad to see what we have... — read more
Life Sciences Maryland looming pending layoffs-yes. Keeping it hidden very well. The post of Life Sciences Maryland is right on target. People have to recognize that the obligation of the corporate leadership is to the shareholders not employees... — read more
Life Sciences in Maryland will face big time cuts in Fall 2019. Managers from Facilities to IT to you name it first in the upper echelon HR pipeline targeted for reducing costs to increase profits. Although some may believe that they are too... — read more
Does anyone have more details of Quality Org restructuring? I know they were some changes at Baltimore and FLakes. Can you share more info if you know what is happening?
I worked at BD for 22 years and learned that there is only one fool proof way to determine if layoffs are coming. If you have access to the conference room reservation database look for banks of all day reservations by HR. If you see that get ready... — read more
I came to BD, in part, because a sustainability engineer came to give us a presentation. Seeing him in action and hearing from staff how incompetent he is, his training was milking cows. No practice of green farming practices and was laid off packing... — read more
He just leaves and that's it? It's like he just dropped the mic like, "I'm out, peace!". I didn't even get to tell him thanks for outsourcing me!
Do you predict that there will be Becton Dickinson Layoffs in 2019?
http://sandhills-xpress.com/local-news/bd-invests-200-million-in-nebraska-facilities-opening-up-300-new-jobs/ PRESS RELEASE: COLUMBUS, Neb., Oct. 23, 2018— BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) a leading global medical technology company, was joined... — read more
Could someone let me know who manages BDs 401k accounts. Bard uses Vanguard, wondering if BD is the same.
is shutting down... Any truth in this?
They already let a bunch of contractor go today. Next week gonna be worse. Gear up s---as
I hear some of the axe fell this week on the 2nd floor of building D.
BD IT is dying and going India. BD outsourced every laptop and IT person. folks in HCL are inexperienced at worse. folks in capgemini are worse. Its all FAKE it till MAKE it. incapable and incompetent. CG is all Indian troop. No Diversity but that is... — read more
The writing's on the wall. almost all projects are out sourced, and not many projects in house. I heard this layoff in September is going to hit MMS R&D hard, and it 's going to be big. Get your resume cleaned up!!! Any more info on this? Is this... — read more
They should shut the whole place down.
The rumor is the local labor department has been alerted for massive cuts.
There were layoffs in several departments in APAC region a few months back. Things will get better at some point, but the thing is, there are layoffs and there will always be layoffs at BD. I hope all is good in your neck of of the woods, enjoy it as... — read more
Anyone hear about next round of layoffs? I am a corporate Bard employee...
Apparently, from what I've been told through my leaders in R and D is that the Akers buy was purely based on their current and even the future pipeline of products. This is going to pay off instantly since most of the Akers products can be produced... — read more
Rumors are going around now about a soon to be announced acquisition of Akers Bioscience, another NJ based company. Has anyone else also heard this?
I’ve heard from an insider that HR are now planning Waves 5 and 6 layoffs. Layoffs expected to start again in September.
The issue is that the company is focusing only on appearance, to make good impression on stakeholders. The substance is non existing. Pretending to do what is right, and actually doing the opposite. Pretending to do innovation, and cutting R&D... — read more
There were layoffs in varying departments in APAC region today. Does anybody know more about this? How many? I'm always scared when I hear layoffs have been happening in any part of the world, as that usually means that we will be next in line. I... — read more
Has anyone heard about any upcoming layoffs in Sparks, and who would be effected? The recent waves have had some of us pretty worried. We wish they would do it all at once, doing it in waves creates such anxiety.
Anyone know when next round of layoffs are starting? Rumours I keep hearing are last week of February and March?
This company is focused on boosting the stock price. For the last 5 years, they spent just over 6% of revenue on R&D. What does that tell you about the company? The industry average for biotech is 14%. They are focused on acquisitions, outsourcing... — read more
Anybody knows if the BD layoffs are done for now? From what I can see, dozens of people have been notified in the past three days, but right now it seems like the storm is over. Is this just a temporary reprieve, or can we actually relax for a bit?... — read more
Heard the date 1/26. Execs are acting like its around the corner too with making themselves scarce and meeting. We were told Jan. And March so its soon. I heard a similar thing about the layoffs from a coworker, but I don't know who he got the... — read more
The US government is likely to withdraw its move ending granting extensions to H-1B visa-holders who were waiting for permanent residency — the Green Card — which could have led to the deportation of at least 500,000 Indians. An announcement is... — read more
Now that the BD-Bard acquisition has settled how long before layoffs begin? Any ex-employees from Carefusion have any comments? My general understanding is that the mass exodus began about 3 months after BD bought Carefusion.
The really long earlier thread noting the coming closures in Maryland is certainly in the works. The company is going to take advantage of some of the deregulation at the federal level. BDX Execs want to reduce costs by cutting. They recognize the... — read more