We already miss the world of Cisco, even with the constant threat of LR. Synamedia have moved us into their new Head Office where nothing works and we have no onsite IT support. Synamedia expects us to personally pay for our travel but their expense... read more
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Is it true that Cisco is laying off current CCBU staff to acquire Five9 which is a contact center company floated by Rowan Trollope, ex SVP of Collaboration ?
Somebody mentioned in another thread that even startups are better than Cisco right now, which got me wondering if they might be on to something. There are two drawbacks I can think of right now - the pay is probably lower (however, I doubt by much)... read more
The giant new BGL18 connected by skybridge to bgl17 is nearing completion. Word was ccbu, tac or someone big would take it over But today i see a huge green CARGILL sign stuck on it. Cargill is a global seeds agri company! Has the inevitable... read more
Who wants to work in palace where the reality is layoffs every qtr since 2008.
It's rather sad I'm already wondering when the next round of layoffs will hit, but I guess that's Cisco reality. From what I understand so far, we are safe until at least February, and from then on it's anybody's guess. Have there been any... read more
There is firing happening in Feb/Mar 2019 in mobility group. Budget is reduced by 10% and director in blr already leaving. Was there any cuts in Nov 2018 ?
Looks like CR and ELT ladies organized a Disc party. 100K was paid for party. The invitees include some political tuffees as well.
Please chime in
I am curious to know if anyone has successfully found another job within Cisco after the layoff.
I'm curious, can people who've been laid off also get unemployment? Somebody said accepting severance is considered quitting, so most likely not, but I still thought to check. Not asking for myself. As I said, I'm just curious at what options are... read more
We finally done with layoffs?
So, let me see if I can figure out our CEO's logic: he said the layoffs were done not to cut costs but to improve customer experience. Majority of layoffs were done at CX, which is in charge of customer experience. So he cut customer experience folks... read more
Hope this round of layoffs open eyes of the people and they stop working for this employer. It has become Worthless of knowledge, ruthless to employees, trustless to customers and tootless to competition. Be with your loved ones and help others in... read more
So we know the CCIE lab rumors were true. But what’s happening to [email protected], Cisco Press, the certs themselves???
https://www.bizjournals.com/triangle/news/2018/11/15/cisco-ceo-on-latestlayoffs-its-an-unfortunate-step.html?ana=yahoo&yptr=yahoo Cisco CEO Chuck Robbins offered during Wednesday's earnings call new details on the technology firm’s latest round of... read more
Ant idea how many are targeted in Webex and spark team of collaboration in Bangalore ?
In my team of 9 people, only 4 are left. We used to do bug scrubs for 2 major customers. It is an easy job even a high school dropout can do it. Not gonna lie, it used to take me only 45 minutes to do my days' work. Rest of the time I would be... read more
what I am hearing is that they will beat expectations
Total of 462 in SJ/milpitas... https://www.edd.ca.gov/jobs_and_training/warn/WARN-Report-for-7-1-2018-to-11-10-2018.pdf
Is it just me, or has this week been really quiet when it comes to layoffs? Should we take it as a good sign that we might be done for now?
I was wondering what is a Grade 9 minimum to maximum range and how long does it take for someone to bump up a grade? Location in SJC. The numbers I've seen are not really solid. I guess no one knows...
Let's start them in this thread: Mega Master Cisco Acquisitions Rumors 2019
I can see RR open for scrum master role in CCBU Bangalore. Is it true there is replacement hiring going on here for BXB replacements? Two of my friends have been invited for interview.
I am done with living a quarterly life of Cisco uncertainty. I could never plan my life beyond 3 months due to constant worry of LR. After living that crazy life for years I am finally sailing off to a promised land where life will not only be... read more
Say what you want about these constant layoffs, for or against but the reality is it is starting to impact CISCO's ability to hire. Nobody wants to come to a company where there is a yearly 'Hunger Games'. Unless you are an exec getting FU $alary and... read more
layoffs in america growth in india clear message given in beat he is a hillary fanboy
Any update of LRs in India?
Are we expecting any more layoffs this week? Looks like the bulk of it was done last week, but if the final number is really 6000 as several people have mentioned, then I think there are still a few people who are to receive their notifications... read more
Heard that some cse got notification on last friday
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DE and PE is given out like candy in cisco home campus better engineers can’t get promoted at other campuses
I get the transformation, and I get the need for new skills. However, shouldn't the strategic "people deal" have a plan for the company to have the skills for it to succeed in the future? I also get that personal development is an individual... read more
The reduction of 10000 will help in making share value $60 and more value to the executive. The effective reduction is in old and redundant Technologies such as : -On Premise Contact Center -SIP based Servers -Pre-Gen Switching Solutions -Email... read more
In recent CISCO beats Chuck said this LR was not motivated with OPEX reduction. this is more confusing than LR itself. how come 7 to 10 % workforce become irrelevant every year. Here is data of layoff ever since Chuck become CEO 2018 = 450 in SJC +... read more
How do those of us who still work for Cisco find a way to legally put the ELT on blast and get them to respond to why so many layoffs? Just how Google did the walkout. Obviously the situation is different. Still it would be nice to get the ELT to... read more
Has anyone contacted an attorney to review the package, and gotten a recommendation one way or the other regarding class action for age discrimination? Can someone recommend an employment attorney in San Jose?
I used to be a line engineering manager at Cisco before I left. Sometimes, during an LR, HR recruiters would reach out to me with an internal candidate who they thought might be close to a fit but was facing an LR. I always gave them a shot and even... read more