Why does DST continue laying off people based on their pay instead of their productivity/knowledge/experience? I keep seeing the same thing happen. They get rid of people who know their jobs inside out and then they have to hire two people to replace... — read more
The situation I found myself in is a bit ridiculous and I thought something like this could never happen to me. Now I have a coworker who thinks he’s my boss. The reason is very simple, he knows he is favored and I guess it he thinks that gives him... — read more
Saw am article where crusty stoneman says M&A will be strong this year but he's concerned about labor shortage... 1) YOU HAD A STRONG LABOR FORCE - YOU KEEP LAYING THEM OFF!! 2) Nobody in their right mind would work for your hack shop anyhow! — read more
Hey Senior Management, your evaluation process is a complete joke and has been for f---king years. Now it's soooo much worse. The only people you have left are working their tails off. You've got a bunch of 4-5s but you mandate a bell curve. So I'm... — read more
and you by some chance still visit this page (or maybe you know somebody who quit) any chance you can describe the exit process? Are the two weeks necessary or do they tell you to leave immediately? Is there an exit interview? Do they care why we are... — read more
Appears offshore teams have had enough of the abuse, management revolving door, and miserly pay raises, and have been leaving in droves. It really says a lot when your "cheap alternatives" decide enough is enough! You REALLY had to abuse them to make... — read more
I'm not. I tried to learn as much as possible, but in that sense I was very limited here. I just didn’t have a lot of opportunities to learn much. That's why I'm leaving. I don’t intend to waste my time here where it’s not exactly easy to expand... — read more
Any word on the 401k lawsuit?
Most of my coworkers spend their days constantly worrying about being laid off, and that makes me sad. Being laid off is not easy, but it's also not as bad as some people have convinced themselves. I was laid off twice so far and each time I ended up... — read more
Every day you hear stories about injustice, about unethical practices, about those who are comfortable here just because they are someone's favorites, about superstars who have taken someone else's credit, etc. For a while I tried so much to focus ... — read more
They laid off mostly the best people from whom much could be learned and left those who not only do not have the capacity to do the job, but are not much interested in their job either. That is my impression. As far as I am concerned, this... — read more
I used to give it my all, go the extra mile whenever possible but recently I stopped trying. Why bother? It's not like hard work is recognized or rewarded in any way. Being good friends with somebody in the management might do the trick, but that's... — read more
I don't mean to be rude or insensitive, but in case another layoff round is brewing it'd be good to know more about the process itself. Things like how were you notified, is it possible to negotiate your severance package, do you get an explanation... — read more
Seems like trouble in paradise...
After this last round of layoffs, the situation is becoming dire in a few areas. They fired some really key people, and the ones that are left are holding a bag of "who knows what" because they don't! Senior execs with no clue how the business works... — read more
Has anyone been able to receive the additional weekly $300 under the Affordable Care Act? My understanding is that DST/SS&C has to acknowledge the last layoff was Covid-related when responding to the unemployment claim. If they do, the additional... — read more
Stoneman forced to up his bid on that Australian company! Good! Stock falls 4% - good! Makes me happy to see him have to shell out dough
Please regale us with your favorite DST Story. Here is a true story. One time at a DST facility in Kansas City, it was common place for a group of managers to leave the daily operations meeting at 8:00 a.m. and then go have breakfast at a little... — read more
Many of us have been very loyal to this company over the last few years only to be called in and be laid off. It is time for us to place our loyalty and skill sets elsewhere. For the few of you that are still there, do not believe them and think you... — read more
OK, it is more or less present in every company, but I think the problem is that here they are not even trying to hide it anymore. It seems to me that these layoffs have shown how important it is to be a favorite of your superior. We’ve been losing... — read more
Sometimes I wonder what would be the situation in this company if that acquisition hadn’t happened? I came in here after the acquisition, but some people who were there even before it happened told me that everything went downhill after the... — read more
I heard from a friend about the latest layoffs in DST, so I came here just to give my support. When I was laid off, it was sudden and I wasn’t ready for it at all. I thought my whole world was going to collapse since I didn’t even have any savings... — read more
I heard from a friend in Kansas City that they had a RIF on Wednesday. I believe that may just be on the pharmacy side of the business. I know that the company recently gave out bonuses which seems dumb if the company is losing most. This is evident... — read more
The KC Business Journal has an article on basically all the former DST buildings in KC being sold off or listed for sale. Including Argus. Maybe they will lay off all KC staff? The re-write of TA2000 which was a horrible product anyway will be a... — read more
More layoffs happening today, KC, Bangkok, India and probably others. Keeping this one on the DL for sure.
It’s nice without DST, but it’s also chaotic when you are failing to find your next job. I got to the interview phase in one company and I think everything went solid, but I didn’t get the job and it seems to me more and more that it’s because I... — read more
My schedule is so busy and I am so tired after work that I don't even get enough time to rest. When I talk to others, some say that their schedule is not busy at all and that they work at a very relaxed pace. I would not say that I do not know... — read more
I really can’t stand mental abuse here anymore and I’d most rather quit tomorrow. I’m still here only because they say it’s much harder to find a job when you don’t have a job. I’ve never been in that situation so I don’t know, but I’d love to know... — read more
It’s so hard for me to start all over again, but there’s nothing left of this company anymore. I have applied for dozens of jobs so far I haven't received any offers that I am totally happy with. I was hoping to find something much better, but I’m... — read more
With all the layoffs and now the dumping of real estate, there is even less basis to think that this is a place for stability.....time to go before the company is gone....
Honestly, I never thought I would be in a position to have to work in a company like this. As an employee who gives more than 100 percent of myself, I never thought that I would ever agree to be treated as garbage. The situation is such that I will... — read more
Layoffs will continue until the morale improves I hear that constantly, and I believe it to be so. Only, what does that really mean, what will be left of this company that used to be extraordinary? What will it be reduced to? I hope I won’t... — read more
Do they really wanna talk about sanitation and being squeaky clean when we got rats and mice in the building?
Has anyone heard any rumors that there might be layoffs? What is the probability that there will be soon? Some say silent layoffs are happening, but that has not been confirmed. There are many reasons why I would most like to be one of the lucky... — read more
My bonus was joke, but still, I feel somehow safer because I got it. However, I have a friend in another company who got laid off right after he got the bonus. Nothing would surprise me, but I wonder if you think the bonus is a good sign that you... — read more
Does such a person exist?
One of the best things that could have happened was to be laid-off by this company. No more working all weekend and staying up half the night. It was not worth the effort, all you got was to do it again and again while your family suffers without... — read more
The situation is such that I have never been less motivated to work and I am sick of this company. Unemployment doesn’t seem like a bad option at all compared to working here ... that’s how degraded the employees of this company are. I would love to... — read more