This is a generic discussion thread to capture comments about potential Broadcom Layoffs 2020? Any news or rumors?
Topics regarding layoffs at Broadcom Corp.
What is Broadcom's notice period when resigning?
What are the regular employee benefits at Broadcom on top of rsus, private pension and health insurance? Do they offer ESPP? Gym / fitness membership? Food subsidies? Anything else?
Current Symantec employee here who is planning to buy a house. Symantec’s 401(k) plan enables employees to take a loan of up to $50,000 from their 401(k) towards the purchase of a house. Does Broadcom’s 401(k) plan include a similar... — read more
Does Broadcom organise social events, team building, luncheon, parties ? How’s the experience would be ? What is it like working in Broadcom ?
Can someone list grades and titles CA had, what Broadcom grades now and how they were mapped after the acquisition? For Broadcom I saw following mapping: IC3: Senior IC4: Staff IC5: Principal IC6: Master IC7: Distinguished IC8: Fellow But... — read more
Do Broadcom software sales reps or sales engineers work from Broomfield CO office? I am at Symantec, and want to see if I would have to move if offered a job.
Does Broadcom allow employees such as product managers to work entirely remotely?
Any ideas how Symantec will be integrated into Broadcom?
I heard the entire sales and presales in Prague will be laid off, and PTC will be transformed into developer-only office, are these rumors true?
Former CA here, Tech Support. I had a stay offer and left. Broadcom has only one thing going for them, paying money. They have the worst HR department I've worked with so far (and I have 2 decades in the industry in both Services and Tech Support... — read more
Heard after Trump Infinity Gauntlet snap Huawei, the Octane business went from bad to worst. Share price drop more than 20% & the last resort for Octane is to share next 6 month sales order gap. — read more
What is the process for yearly performance appraisal and comp adjustments? Timeframe what to expect ?
People at the office have been talking about possible layoffs sometime in May, but I thought Broadcom only does layoffs in March and October. At least that's what I was told (and read here in a few threads.) Did i misunderstand? I'm still new here so... — read more
Any ball park number of the multi year equity grants for Principal Engineer in US ?
Normally Broadcom does layoff few in March and mostly in October. Now it is February and there is no sign of layoff actions. That is pretty good news for any employee !!
Can someone please advise on official broadcom severance policy in US ? I hear it’s not written anywhere and no clear answers are given. Is it 2 weeks for every 1 year of salary with a max of 40 weeks? How does it apply for CA folks? Thanks — read more
i read 2x per year but which months do they usually do them in?
Wow, I'm so excited to join the great Broadcom family via the acquisition of CA I can't get enough of that stuff... What I really love is: the great and new managers having a span of control of up to 50 people and more - it's confirmed, you're just a... — read more
Hock is able to deliver quarter after quarter. All the employees are pleased with the financial performance and their own financial gains !! Thank you Hock... It also means no need for RIFs ... Be Happy !! — read more
And with the kind of treatment R&D gets from Octane, everything is bound to become liability eventually. How many market leading products were envisioned and launched AFTER deal from acquired companies (Agilent, LSI, PLX, Emulex, erstwhile-Broadcom... — read more
It was reported that Volkswagen and Broadcom signed an agreement to settle the dispute over the use of patents out of court. Even though none of the two companies wanted to comment on this it's obvious that an agreement has been reached because all... — read more
After 5000+ just termed from the CA acquisition, what should STAY employees expect? They don't know the new comp package details for almost a month. Will new offers include only salary or any bonuses or RSUs if so how much on average? When are newly... — read more
Nobody thought that 2000 people getting the axe was worth mentioning I guess. And for those who "survived" all I can say is your survival will be short lived, that is a guarantee. When corporations start chopping heads this severely, there is a... — read more
Broadcom announced today that it has officially completed the acquisition of CA Technologies. For those who are interested in the statements of company officials that were made in light of the official announcement of the completion of the... — read more
Anyone have insight into the Broadcom Expense Policy? Curious if you all have a per diem or a daily limit? Restrictions on hotels/mileage/rental cars?
Once we join Broadcom - how do we get more involved in the patent trolling efforts? Is there an after work club?
Share any updates you may have about Broadcom Layoffs in 2019 or beyond?
It seems like the authorities in the EU have their sights set on making life harder for the tech companies. The investigation is still in a preliminary phase, but Broadcom can possibly face antitrust charges regarding the sales of chips in hardware... — read more
What's Broadcom's Title Hierarchy, top down. Please post if you know. I am not an employee, so a full disclaimer there.
We are so excited to join your company in three weeks. Quarterly layoffs are best shared with fellow communists! I can’t wait to look into those dreamy Octane bedrooms eyes with bags so big he looks like Conor McGregor after a UFC fight. We’ll be... — read more
What are your thoughts?
The Vercode BU was acquired by CA in 2016 for $600M. It doesn't deal with mainframes but I heard it's one of the better CA BU's, even if it is not > profitable — read more