Just wondering what your thoughts on Reeder and Anderson owning the world of R&D.
Topics regarding layoffs at CDK Global Inc.
Allegedly all 1300 older workers laid off were marked as THIEVES to prevent rehire. More here: https://www.pdx-tie.org/
The financial greed brain trust known as CDK ELT has come up with another way to screw everyone that is left over. ELT is going away from bi-weekly and going to semi monthly payroll. This is taking two pay periods per year way from CDK employees... — read more
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Apparently they have to make numbers some how...
We are getting close to the anniversary of last year’s big layoff. Should we be worried about a second one? I don’t know if layoffs are timed to happen before bonus payouts or before the new fiscal year or what. I want to put my mind at ease and... — read more
I find it so interesting that as soon as a bad review goes up on Glassdoor, it is immediately followed by two or more 5 star reviews from India. What are they trying to hide?
It seems as though that we know that there is going to be significant investment in Fortellis and Drive Flex. Shouldn't the rest of us be working towards supporting those efforts? Does everyone else feel like we are just waiting around, working on... — read more
Company is known for going behind people’s back and depreciating stuff without telling others. They will lie and say what ever they can to retain while they outcast you. Get out and force them to bite a lose! — read more
Seriously... I’ve never worked with such a petty, unquestionably unqualified executive.. I’m sure there’s many other issues, but he can’t be helping the situation given his toxic, political gamesmanship... all that seems to be left in engineering are... — read more
Not sure what’s going on, but the Vice President over CVR is meeting with all of the CTA’s tomorrow. They are actually shutting down the call center for an hour for this meeting which is highly unusual.
seems a long shot, how can we afford to buy a $2B shrinking listings business... https://nypost.com/2019/01/29/cdk-global-expected-to-make-bid-for-cars-com/ — read more
Sad to see such a great company lose its most talented people all in the name of satisfying the hedge fund masters. No one seems to care new hires don't understand the core business. Bench seating, bastardized Agile processes, lack of direction from... — read more
It's funny because they were advertising a new office... and the job postings were up on their site and I was going to apply but it said "sorry, we're moving our job postings to a new website" (or something like that)... so I thought it was a glitch... — read more
CDK just announced they will be closing another North American office - this one in Montreal. Employees that will be losing their jobs in December are being forced to participate in "knowledge transfers" to, you guessed it, India. Although this round... — read more
Officials from cdk india offices have been in u.s. offices evaluating what jobs could be moved out of the us. Rumor is in 2 years they want to offshore the majority of u.s. jobs, in particular R&D. Strategy seems to be coming from MacDonald level... — read more
Oh, there will be more layoffs in the U.S. Likely in March or April. The people who understand our products, and our customers needs are begin let go, and replaced with Indian CDK'ers, who are nice people, but notoriously slow and inaccurate with... — read more
I heard a rumor about 2 separate 'off the floor" and "hotel bar" conversations at NADA or NAMUG with reps from 2 of CDK's top 10 customers. It seems as if these customers are concerned about CDK's direction and were asking questions and expressing... — read more
Looks like this year layoffs have begun. Any comments from affected teams???
Do you know if Support Positions in the new Cincinnati office are to be laid off any time soon. I know someone who is currently interviewing and while I hold that the person should be very careful, not everyone shares my caution as it relates to CDK... — read more
Layoffs are done for now but stress is high a persons schedule changes every 8 weeks if new they are low on the list and work late shift like 11-8 or 11:30-8:30 or 10- 7 morale is low really low lots of people going to India to train new hires it's a... — read more
Someone else mentioned it in another thread, but they are switching to a swarming model of support which makes it easier to outsource. I have heard rumors of a plan to eventually send most of support to India. Cincinnati was trotted out at this... — read more
8 out of 29 position in CVR R&D laid off Funny thing is out of 17 left, 4 are managers — read more
The company was silent about it again. No one knows exactly who was effected. From what it sounds like, it was a long list. — read more
They are hiring OPT and firing staff. I am not sure whether it is legal. I am not sure whether immigration questions the company. As per rules they cannot fire employees and hire OPT.
Layoffs are not done, and according to a contact I have in HR, they will now be accelerating, cyclically, perhaps monthly as top management positions the company for sale. My source indicated that "upwards of 500" employees were sacked yesterday... — read more
how many in india and CDK Europe get let go? was it a big impact?
Was laid off recently as part of the RIF (reduction in force) and was given a packet showing all the positions that are part of the RIF and there was over 4400 positions to be laid off. I don't know how far they are into it, but do know there are a... — read more
I heard there were a lot of layoffs today, including Norwood. Anyone else hear anything?
Do we know if last weeks layoffs are done? I know people were let go of on Thursday and Friday, which is why I'm worried. Usually when they do a bigger round of layoffs they're done in one day, so them doing it over two days makes me fear they might... — read more
targeted for sure. Tenure? Yes.
they waited until after the internal employee survey to announce: 1) VP layoffs 2) No longer paying for home internet for employees who work from home 3) who knows... — read more
What levels? Please no names, respect privacy.
CDK wants access to your personal social media networks to post. Marketing has already started contacting people internally. Do not let them who knows what other information they might get if given access. Their social efforts have s---ed over the... — read more