Broadcom Corp. Layoffs

Topics regarding layoffs at Broadcom Corp.

Any SED layoffs coming?

We are fed up and just want out, none of my team wants to work here anymore. You destroyed Symantec just get rid of us already.

Layoffs at OSD this month

Heard that significant layoff at the OSD business unit coming this week. Anyone else knows what is happening? is it going to be one round or more than one?


Thinking 5% blood across the board going into FY21? Thoughts?

ESD Reorg

I heard my org blaze meter and apm are moving to Prague. Handoff transition plans will be communicated next month. Anyone hearing the same?

Making It Up As We Go Along

Once upon a time, companies had 5 and 10 year plans. Now things change so fast, it is like a hangover but without the drinking. Death by waves of incessant change.

3 sites in emea

It seems Octane wants only 3 offices in emea, Prague, Warsaw and I think Uk not sure about the last one. For sure german unions are fighting to avoid the Darmstadt Office closure. Good luck guys.... that was,is and remains a company


So they are now requiring all US employees to carry corporate phones for contract tracing purposes. I am in the office for my shift this week, our exec spent 2 hrs in the office so far.

C-appy way to treat employees

I took the leave of absence and within two weeks being out, got a package at my house saying my position was eliminated and paperwork to sign to get some piddly severance. They said they were going to hold my position till I returned but that was all... —  read more 

Temp checks

Can someone please explain to me the temperature checks when leaving the office? I get the beginning of shift, but why the end? Are there other companies operating this way? Legitimate and curious question regarding post shift check.

Group D

Is group D the RIF group? Will it be our last day when we report ?

No coronavirus reprieve

Looks like there are plans for major layoffs at Broadcom in the works in the next several weeks to a month. And apparently nobody is safe. It's great to know we have one more thing to worry about when things are extra stressful as it is. We'll see... —  read more 

Broadcom shares take a hit

320++ once upon a time to 195$ - is octane having a sound sleep at night after all the hype around shares ... expect layoffs

Symantec Enterprise Security support slashed

BIG layoffs (30-40%) by end of April announced for acquired Symantec Enterprise support organization. Existing managers to get the axe. Pity the customers.....REAL Internet security will tank!

How many people work at Broadcom?

What's your guess on how many employees the company will have before the end of the year? How about the overall headcount? And headcount at Irvine?

Broadcom doesn’t need to lay-off

People are quitting on their own ! Just realised what a horrible acquisition this was for Symantec. No strategy , no vision , no focus on being a cyber security player. It’s all messed up! People are getting better jobs with higher pay . Broadcom... —  read more 

Accenture buys Security Unit from Broadcom Possibly making CA Siteminder, PAM, PAM SC Accenture Products.

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Broadcom is selling its RF unit,

Broadcom wireless/RF unit has been part of its core business, now that it's for sale, does that mean it's winding down core semiconductor business and shifting strategies ?

Broadcom Layoffs 2020

This is a generic discussion thread to capture comments about potential Broadcom Layoffs 2020? Any news or rumors?

Benefits at Broadcom

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?

401(k) loans

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 

Broadcom culture ?

Does Broadcom organise social events, team building, luncheon, parties ? How’s the experience would be ? What is it like working in Broadcom ?

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