VMware employee here. What happens if you were hired to work remotely and there is no office nearby? Will you be forced out and be on the target list for early rounds of layoffs?
Breaking Down the Status Quo at VMware
Upon the announcement of the acquisition, substantial talent left within a few months to other companies in the Silicon Valley, leading to a high attrition rate at VMware. The continued delay and the numerous reorganizations that kept happening... — read more
Broadcom to exit TV Space
It is avery strong rumor now that BCM will exit the TV STB SoC space - no more Broadcom after 2024. How will this effect us?
Can I get a job at Broadcom if I was laid off from VMware?
Once Broadcom officially becomes VMware's owner, can I apply for a job even if I was previously laid off from VMware? Are former employees blacklisted or not? Has anybody from the previously acquired companies been through something similar and could... — read more
VMware Question to Broadcom UK
What is it like at Broadcom in the UK&I? Are you a single entity or apart of a wider group? I.e. Northern Europe or EMEA. Staff receive RSUs? Are there annual gatherings?
How are the bonus attainments for the different BUs?
Left MF earlier this year and wondering if they near maxed again
VMware right now
Did anyone expect better Q4 results?
Cash from operations of $4,583 million for the fourth quarter, less capital expenditures of $122 million, resulted in $4,461 million of free cash flow, or 50 percent of revenue Quarterly common stock dividend increased by 12 percent to $4.60... — read more
Broadcom Layoffs 2023
Thoughts? Any Broadcom layoffs? Any chatter, news or rumors?
Current VMware employee
From the Broadcom side of things, how are you all perceiving the upcoming acquisition? Do you see it as a good or a bad thing? For our customers and us, the very idea of Hock acquiring us has caused massive upheaval, and damage to our brand, and... — read more
This place brings me down
Do you think the erosion of benefits will continue?
BSG aka SS Titanic...
shifting deck chairs...lmfao....
New benefits costs
Wow, now we're seeing where some savings are coming from. If you are on a family plan bend over.
Mainframe Software Division on Performance Plan
Most, if not all of Mainframe is on a performance plan. It doesn’t matter how you look at it, the quarterly goals broken into 30/60/90 for each quarter only confirms the insecurities of management. Goal setting with Don was a waste. Most managers... — read more
More hostage videos appearing as acquisition gets closer
Seeing more "Broadcom is so awesome I love it here" videos on social media. How much do you love Broadcom? $AVGO? hah!
any news from Australia?
Paying tithing (10%) to the BIG GUY
That is a major concern that needs to be addressed.
The inflationary cycle is just starting
FED can’t orchestrate soft landing.
I probably ain't gonna get any...
but. Did managers already advise people of new equity in 2023....?
The latest earnings report is coming out tomorrow. Let's see if the numbers are up to par with Tan's expectations or if there'll be cuts to make sure they get where he wants them to be. I'm not too worried, to be honest. Being laid off would not be... — read more
Stain on your CV?
I've been trying to get out of here for a long time. I don't think that the experience at Broadcom on my CV is anything special that would set me apart from other candidates, but I also don't think that it is a stain on my resume as some say. This... — read more
Discouraged from looking for a new job
I assume that most of you are looking for new opportunities because working here is getting worse and worse. Either I'm not lucky enough, or it's not so easy to get a better job right now. What are your experiences like?
The truth about Broadcom
https://www.techspot.com/news/95573-what-has-broadcom-become.html "The truth is Broadcom is not a semiconductor company. Nor is it a software company. It is a private equity fund, maximizing cash flow from an endless series of acquisitions. " This... — read more
When is the mass wacking?
It's getting nears the end of the fiscal year. I keep hearing rumors of big cuts due to "uncertainties". Will Hock wack people to pay for his VMWare buy?
seeing a lot of social media posts about hock, broadcom software, innovation and great place to work. did things get better since i left in 2021? or am I experiencing an alternative universe....?
welcome new bcom employees l
Most complainers exaggerate
There are many complainers here, which makes sense, however, no matter how angry and frustrated someone is at this company, one should still try and be objective. Guys, is there anything you like here? I also have many complaints, but working at... — read more
Broadcom can be great
I'm quite saddened to hear some people from VMW who wouldn't want to work here at all. It's not that I don't often wish to work somewhere else but I don't have many complaints. The only thing I feel bad about is that I think this company can be... — read more
What happened to the Set Top Box division?
It was on its last legs.
Everyone is speculating about annual layoffs
Maybe someone has more details about annual layoffs? Please spill the beans if you have any insights.
Still committed to your work?
I just stopped trying a long time ago. And yes, I can confirm that I feel more valued now than when I was giving my best. Has anyone's hard work really paid off here? Since I know many people who are just burned out and nothing more, I wonder why... — read more
Broadcom’s Krause Exits After Helping Lead VMWare Deal Talks
but you need to fill big boy pants to run a top software company....
Who walked into what lately?
Alright guys, no innuendos and metaphors pls: who tf walked into a wall? I ain't got time to do any proper research here, so context pls!
Anyone walk into a wall lately…?
…if you did…wake the fu-k up….pay attention
Coming here was the biggest mistake for me
Wouldn't want to generalize, maybe this is the ideal company for someone. However, it's never before happened to me that I realized after only one month that I made a cardinal mistake when I applied here. How long did it take you to realize that... — read more
Who got a "big" raise?
I love it. Record inflation yet barely enough to cover gas increases. Oh, but we're getting an extra five percent on that bonus that is not guaranteed, and the stock is now down $200 from earlier in the year. Maybe they'll start handing out "Atta... — read more
VMW asking Broadcom Director level.
The broadcom guy post in the VMW section was awesome. It dealt with most employee scenarios. And we all know the C level and Sr VP level are taken care of (accelerate RSU vest, change of control cash, and the big RSU dump them gave themselves a month... — read more