Question for all BC employees here that were hired through acquisitions, I have couple of questions: Did you get a raise in your compensation? If you were at a location when BC does not have presence but your base company does, were you forced... — read more
I heard that their will be deep cuts to make room for VMWARE associates that are client facing. Is this really the case?
Just wondering about the nature of the work in the software division of BC ie prior Symantec and CA within customer success. I've tried to ask around and network to find this information but have been unsuccessful. At VMware we have technical... — read more
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If anyone remembers anything from Symantec, CA Technologies, Brocade etc. I'm in an Engineering Operations (DevOps, member of tech staff) role at VmWare, in a core BU that Hock Tan wants to invest in. I'm super anxious about the acquisition. I'm... — read more
Did Broadcom offer severance to folks who refused a perm or transition role?
keep hearing that Broadcom runs a flat org. How flat is it? What is a typical layer of org chart from IC to Hok? IC -> manager -> director -> vp -> Hok ? Is that as flat as it gets? thx
Hi folks, Any CA or Symantec staff from the UK able to say what happened to them when acquired. Where you under TUPE? When did you get notified, before or on the acquisition close? See: https://www.thelayoff.com/t/1oAKlkPY Can you say what the UK... — read more
Broadcom employees that were acquired from another company (Symantec, CA, etc.), when were you notified of your fate with Broadcom? The VMware board is overflowing with "we'll know if we have a position within Broadcom on September 1st"-esque... — read more
What is Broadcom's US Holiday Calendar for November, December, and January? I'm trying to understand if they have any sort of shutdown over the Christmas holiday.
VMwarean here. Is it true if you take the transition package that you don’t get the severance package after? It’s one or the other? How was this handled for past acquisitions?
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
Hi, I know this is probably not the best place to ask this question, but I have nowhere to get the answer from. I’m currently with VMware and I’m using Lyra service which is a service provided for employee psychological well-being. Some companies... — read more
At Broadcom and are you excited to being part of vmware sase/edge BU? Any insights on reorganization at vmware?
Heard a lot about engineering and dev ops… non customer facing roles. Can any field sales reps (core or specialist) shed some light on their experiences? Should we expect massive sales cuts in acquisition? WFH? Expense accounts for our customers? — read more
A few questions for you all, Broadcomers. I expect to survive the initial cuts. Should I expect a base-pay cut? Should I expect my total comp to go up, and what's a good ballpark expectation percentage-wise? I'm a director; should I expect a... — read more
Does Broadcom offer 401k and if so how much is the match and other related details? How about an employee stock purchase program? If yes any discounts, max contributions, and other details?
VMware employee here. We are told your financial year is November to October. But… When do you get pay reviews/ pay rises? When are promotions within the year? When are you awarded bonuses? ( are bonuses mainly rsu’s? Or money?) How many day’s... — read more
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?
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
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?
Thoughts? Any Broadcom layoffs? Any chatter, news or rumors?
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?
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
but. Did managers already advise people of new equity in 2023....?
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
Left MF earlier this year and wondering if they near maxed again
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
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
Do you think the erosion of benefits will continue?
Wow, now we're seeing where some savings are coming from. If you are on a family plan bend over.
shifting deck chairs...lmfao....
Seeing more "Broadcom is so awesome I love it here" videos on social media. How much do you love Broadcom? $AVGO? hah!
That is a major concern that needs to be addressed.
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?