Follett Layoffs

Topics regarding layoffs at Follett

Hiring for RMs

A former co-worker from a previous job I had reached out to me and said he just applied for an RM position at Follett and wanted to know if I could lead him to the hiring manager. I told I've been laid off and don't know who is left. Well, apparently... —  read more 

Move On!

Good Lord! I haven't been on here in a while, but can tell by a lot of the comments that many of you are the same people that have been whining and complaining about Follett for close to ten years! Is Follett perfect? No! Noone is forcing you to... —  read more 

Reaction emojis

I wish the Lay-off site would add reaction emojis. Rather than +/-, I would like to select the laughing emoji for almost every Follett post. Or an “I told you so” reaction. Chime in with an emoji you’d like to see.

staying home

Pay is better on unemployment than with follett. Plus don't have to deal with grumpy store manager and risk of catching virus from other employees and other customers. I am voting to stay at home till benefits run out till end of july . I am... —  read more 

eFollett Up

After spending 50 million dollars, eFollett is up 10% while stores are down 70%. When will Follett leadership learn that stores are the primary and eFollett will always be a secondary channel. Stores lots of layoffs, eFollett no layoffs. ... —  read more 

Covid Cases

Does anyone know if any Follett employee working in the stores been tested positive? If so, what happened to the store? And what happened to that person?

This is how much follett loves you

I copied this off of my Linkedin feed. They're advertising to hire NEW employees seasonally. Distant hugs and kisses. Love and affection, TL Follett Higher Education Follett Higher Education 21,922 followers 5m • 5 minutes ago Raising our... —  read more 

Cal State Schools Announce Online for Fall

California State University, the nation’s largest four-year public university system, said on Tuesday that classes at its 23 campuses would be canceled for the fall semester, with instruction taking place almost exclusively online. This comes after... —  read more 

TL video

An email was sent out and then retracted about a video from TL. Who was able to see it and what was said? More boilerplate b—s—?

LAYOFFS ACROSS AMERICA

Layoffs that just a month ago were labeled “temporary” are now being tagged “indefinite” or “permanent.”

What happens to staff

What happens to staff that are brought back assuming the college is going to re open and they stay closed to students and outsiders

CHEGG is rising

CHEGG has great financial results due to is excellent management team and conservative strategy. CHEGG is the market leader, while follet is a laggard. Why?

Pay is Better to Stay at Home

I received my first unemployment payment today. The amount was larger than when I was working full-time at Follett. Some of my co-workers are still on the job......with a paycut. I think I have a full 13-week run of these expansive unemployment... —  read more 

Thanks for the masks

Really high quality masks you sent. Thanks. /s Check out Best Buy. They sent their employees nice custom masks. Or any other retailer for that matter. These look like used whitey tidy underwear. These masks are a joke.

Essential business?

In my state only essential business can be open I am a SM, going in to work each day. Explain why I am essential. Why is my part time staff making more than me staying home and I am risking my health every day? Our returning staff is given the... —  read more 

Pat Connolly Resigns

Effective immediately and the Chairman of the Board, Todd Litzsinger will be the interim President and CEO. Pat was president since December 2017. Seems about the average tenure for a Follett CEO.

April 22: PC quits

What other shakeups are pending at the Tower? TL assuming PC’s roles effective immediately.

Let's make some bets....

Bet 1: Store Managers will not see their pay cut returned after 90 days. Bet 2: When they start to bring people back, it is not going to be at the same rate of pay that they left. Unless they were already making min wage. Pay cuts for... —  read more 

Protecting our legacy!

What a bunch of hogwash. The dedication that you are seeing is the dedication we have for the campuses we serve. It’s not to save this worthless company. If you haven’t noticed PC the company culture is $hit. What are you doing about it? Nothing... —  read more 

Does anyone know

Does anyone know of a FOLLETT employee having Corona virus. ..now that they are bringing employees back are chances increase

Follett Store Managers

Can SM's please respond? I'm curious to see if your store is still open to the public and if you really did receive a 10% cut in salary. Last I heard there some store managers coming in to do online orders but that was a few weeks ago.

What are our alternatives?

Our jobs at Follett are as good as gone, at least until the end of the year, if not longer. So what are our alternatives? With the entire economy in shambles and most schools closed until who knows how long, we are in a really bad position right now... —  read more 

Reinvent yourself starting right now

If you lose sleep and find yourself depressed about your job. Then take charge of the situation and reinvent yourself. Start by creating a resume that is no longer than 1 page. Ask yourself these critical questions; what type of work, projects, etc... —  read more 

Pay and protection

What is Follett doing to protect those still required to work during this world wide pandemic? Approx 900 stores are still open to the public and the majority remaining are doing online orders. With stores closed it is possible to keep 6 feet... —  read more 

Redemption

The company , once again, has blown the chance to redeem itself. Things seem to be headed in the right direction when they offered up paying for COBRA for those who were laid off and keeping the store managers on staff at full pay. Then, in true... —  read more 

Reduction in pay

So I got my letter about reduction in pay, r.m. already alerted us a couple weeks ago. I am miffed that it says some employees and not all. My r.m. said it was across the board. I am still working, I am risking my health by not being in quarantine... —  read more 

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