CenturyLink Layoffs

Topics regarding layoffs at CenturyLink

I got an interview soon, any tips?

I know some of ya'll are losing jobs, but I just graduated and need to get some experience. Can someone tell me what interviews are like and what I should say?

Flipping out

Has anyone else noticed your SRO flipping out Way more than normal?

New L3 CEO Jeff Storey does not care

I know Centurylink is not giving more then a day or two, or hours notice before laying off employees. Getting rid of all older employees and getting rid of union workers. I heard today that the company want to let go of all CTL IT before next... —  read more 

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New Player OrgSpireInc

Org spire inc ,,Looking to place technicians in the field for CTL positions .....no interview immed hire sending e-mails leaving voice mail and text messages —CTL Properties

No capitol spending

Hearing that no money us being spent till August for capitol expenditures like growth. Anyone hearing rumblings of mergers, acquisitions or spin offs?

Pays well but not worth it

We just had another tech quit due to stress, numbers and the plan. This guy worked inside in a call center and BEGGED for a job outside. All he could see was the money. We tried to talk him down but he didn't believe it. It can't be that bad, I would... —  read more 

VSPP Confirmations Yet?

I put in for the VSPP that closed on 3/15/2020 and I am hearing that some are hearing that they have received word that they are getting the package. Has anyone that put in for the package received confirmation that they got it either officially or... —  read more 

VSPP 6/11

Portland, most of Washington state under Sue Anderson to be offered a VSPP tomorrow morning, off the books by 8/31and yes this just a few weeks after a forced layoff or ISPP.

Working riot areas

Has anyone been told or 'encouraged ' to do installs ,etc in these areas or bad parts of the city you work in? Or is it like the covid protocol where they give you some option?

Said yes to VSPP - Can't Sleep

So i saw no choice but to say yes to VSPP. Financially, I will be fine. But...i can't sleep at night. Not sure if it's excitement of escaping or nervousness of what the heck am I going to do now. Anyone else? Thoughts?


I just got notified that at 8am tomorrow I am to read a script to layoff and escort employees out the door. I suspect i will get laid off afterwards.

Microsoft office

I love how management hosts the all hands calls and brags about the incredibly fast (forced, no training) rollout of Microsoft teams (which s—s) ... all while using Zoom to run the conference call (not teams).


Consumer stands alone per mr Storey. The layoff is next Thursday, I see many changes coming almost immediately. God speed.

Any VSSP coming up in June

Hello all, has anyone heard of anymore packages possibly being offered in June? Our state didn’t make the last round. Just curious on what everyone is hearing? Thanks

Lofty 80 / 20 ambitions by the end of 2020

The company has started making “Bully Threats” to intimidate managers & sales people into taking buyouts. They have stated that these efforts to get to a company wide ratio of 80% contractors to 20% employees will intensify and continue through the... —  read more 

Have things improved any?

I retired three years ago and not a day too soon because I'm not sure I could've lasted any longer. The place has changed for the worse so much over the years, it was hard for me to accept it was the same company I started working for decades... —  read more 


Vsp offered in swfl. Also heard company set up a office, and material room for contractors in a work center here. And they are sending all company guys to different exchanges to work. Company is doing a trial of just contractors in a fairly large... —  read more 

Thank you centurylink

Layoffs off during a health epidemic and economic crisis. All while receiving 500 million per year since 2015 along side tax breaks and new stimulus incentives. Prior to covid19 outbreak the lay-off announcement was discussing and disrespectful to... —  read more 

Case of hand sanitizer. LOL

Just got done reading the propaganda email from Ron Pfaff VP of service assurance. Almost puked when I saw the first line. Whether you're reading this with a fussy baby in your arms, or a case of hand sanitizer stacked in your work truck it's safe to... —  read more 

I was a Union Prima Donna too

So many of you still clinging to the life raft? I used to think like yall, they cant get US....We are the ones making the money? well they don't care about how things are getting done–they care about HOW MANY things are getting done . They... —  read more 


Does anyone know anyone who actually got approved for this? Everyone in our group was turned down, even an old guy with chronic asthma and bronchitis. They tell us we don't qualify.

BMO quietly disbanded

It came up in a conversation today when an old PBX customer told us they called about buying a new PBX, they were told, sorry, we no longer sell them. We will be glad to sell you hosted voice. We ship the phones and you put them in yourself! They... —  read more 

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