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Topics regarding layoffs at CA Technologies (CA Inc.)
Hock being Hock. https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2019-05-20/broadcom-chip-business-targeted-in-widening-u-s-antitrust-probe Can tell me a guy signing off on hundred dollar POs doesn't know about its business practices. Hock is also selling... read more
How does it feel working for a software company that not only fires 60 percent of the company, and k--ls any new software development, but is in bed with a country trying to steal IP from the US?
Any ideas on how many CA people are still here? Is there an official number circling?
For those of you who were transition and now gone, did you get the transition bonus you were promised? Have you had any problems collecting it? Also, did all restricted stock awards with future vesting dates accelerate and did you get those too, as... read more
Former ca guys, currently stay broadcom guys, how is it going?
For everyone let go today, thank you for your service. To the team members who cared and enjoyed your work, it was obvious. You will sincerely be missed!
I really don’t see how we can do what is being asked. Can AR stabilize this sinking ship ? Can he?
Hey guys! I heard Matt did a tour of the support centers to get poeple to accept his stay offers, and rumour is he is expecting something around 70% acceptance rate. How successful was he? Have a lot of engineers accepted? Was it a better offer than... read more
UK guys, have you left Ditton Park, if so, will octane sell it? What about the other companies that are on the building?
Through all situation of former PS team in the entire world, what is the role of HCL in this sad situation: victim or guilty? I would rather say 50/50. Please help to estimate the percentage by telling what's going on in your country for former CA... read more
A long while ago, before leaving i heard the non core clients had to be managed, from the support side, by a partner. What is the status?
With the announcement of the new vesting schedule, does anyone know when this kicks in?
https://www.huffpost.com/entry/elizabeth-holmes-office-employees_l_5c92abe3e4b01b140d351b6f Can happen in any corporation.
Do you have a list, by country (lastname) of the worst chocolate noze who survived to the brcm take over? Take a screenshot, this could be erased...
What's the total compensation breakdown for a senior software engineer in California? Interviewing next week for CA division. Can someone help?
I'm no longer CA but after months, still i don't understand what was the method BRCM used to lay off people..... do you have any idea?
The Vancouver APIM office is moving to suburban Richmond. A steady stream of people are leaving. Looks like the APIM product won't be around too long if all the senior engineers walk out. Any other office losing people due to relocation?
Any news about the status in France? Still pending?
Has anyone who was on WARN received their stock yet?
I feel better off at the moment with the acquisition. Though I miss some coworkers terribly, I’m having a great deal of success working more quickly. If I want to deviate from an old process and try something out, I don’t have to jump through firey... read more
I see by some of the posts here that there are people who believe that Broadcom acquisition is the best thing that could have happened to CA. I certainly don't feel that way but I'm curious to find out how many people really feel like they are better... read more
Heard from an outside Commercial Real Estate Company that the building owners are working on a contract with another organization on renting out the property. Makes sense since the building is not at full capacity,,,....
Hello everyone, What has happened to our old boss Mike? Is he term as well, since he was just recently promoted to board director of CA?
Layoffs might be happening at CA and not Erstwhile BRCM Read this over on Broadcom page, is there any more info on it? Are we really looking at more layoffs at CA as soon as March? I'm really getting tired of constantly having to worry about possible... read more
Most people in Islandia are not all that worried because nothing has been definitively said about the fate of the office. In fact, no one in either side of mgmt has said anything about there not being an Islandia location post acquisition. So again... read more
Is there anyone that was given Stay letter and who officially had a WFH status when with CA and now no longer able to WFH? Broadcom says exceptions for WFH is based on the BU. Is there anyone who has received an exception that are not more than 50... read more
Has anyone had their transition ended early - either by requesting it, Broadcom ending it early, or Broadcom firing you for cause? Any negotiating for the first two scenarios?
The Broadcom Release letter demands a lot of things, and offers very little. Is anyone refusing to sign this? Are people considering legal action/class-action?
Honest and sincere question here for anyone with Broadcom history. Are there any females in leadership roles or higher levels? I understand this industry is currently predominantly male, but wasn’t aware how obvious this was until they consolidated... read more
Broadcom was nice to offer such a great package. Rumor is base salary is frozen unless promoted. Curious is this true?
In case people who were laid off still check this forum, would you mind sharing with us how is the job search going? One of my former coworkers is complaining that the situation is bleak and anything he gets offered is significantly lower in pay than... read more
I’m laughing at Broadcom’s deadline :) I get improved offers over and over again with more RSUs, cash signature bonus and compensation raises! Let’s see how far they go!?
Received in Europe today. Very generic, not information attached about IC, benefits (lost de company car, lost full insurance health for all family) Your opinion?
There was some talk about more layoffs after the holidays. Any news on that?