It’s amazing to me that some have spent many years here and have never tested their marketability in the meantime. Why is this happening? Is it possible that there are those who, despite everything, still think that their job is safe? I guess they... — read more
How are we doing on cuts today? Are any more planned for this week or was yesterday it?
100 people at GA-SI being laid off today. It’s not surprising when you over staff, crash airplanes constantly with under qualified aircrew, many of which start at $80-90/hour. Sad day but hope everyone is able to find something else relatively... — read more
I never knew how good I had it at GA. I was able to nap, miss every deadline and fail at every project and was still given a raised and told how good I was. My whole division, department, heck the whole business failed up together. Now I am forced... — read more
All those former colleagues got a package, got relief and now work in much better companies. Short term stress was well worth it in their case. Somehow it seems to me that those who survive layoffs are in a much worse position.
Was waiting on the email that we would have to submit to an unconstitutional EO by Biden and as sure as the sun rises, we just got it. Have till Nov 24th to receive the 2nd dose. Maybe they won't lay you off immediately after the 2nd shot, maybe they... — read more
Can people share who the most ignorant or ill qualified bosses are at GA?
GA has job openings posted in San Diego. Does GA consider people who do not reside in Calif to fill jobs? Looks pretty tough to finding affordable housing in SD though.
First because I was already looking to move to another job tired of the bs from the racist manager that became a director to the pampered leads, the poor supervisors are her puppets and they take all her blames. I was a big target from day one, I... — read more
I came here to see if there were any new rumors. No new rumors and that's good,,,, I don't have any special complaints but I definitely think some improvements could be made. It used to be much better. However, I don't even know how realistic it is... — read more
SpaceX with first all civilian space crew, while my coworker and I continue to snooze at our desks!! Clearly lazy GA workers would rather sleep than being part of a historic moment. oh wait, GA does have two numbers rising - the number of Covid... — read more
GA is truly my dream 😴 job! I take naps all day and get paid for it! Went to a company wide meeting where I was asked to look at the person next to me and thank them that they came to work today! The person was a sleep so I couldn’t thank them... — read more
Disappointing is an understatement for the way General Atomics handled “working from home” and the pandemic, in general. Minimal communication from senior management and HR during the course of 2020. Shocker! Other companies are receiving constant... — read more
How does one deal working with a bipolar boss. He acts civil during meetings but turns into the devil when everything fails bc he has no idea what he is doing.
It appears that the site administrators are removing posts… how convenient. Look guys I know that we are all upset over GA’s inflexibility after we got comfortable working a year from home, but we mustn’t be angry at each other, vaccinated or not, we... — read more
How do you react when you hear someone in your office coughing and not feeling well? Can you do your job without thinking about it? The situation becomes very tense as some cases of employees who have COVID are being mentioned. I'm under pressure to... — read more
The d-mbest boss I have ever worked for my whole career is at GA. This individual doesn’t know basic industry knowledge or technology. It’s crazy how this person became a director. I am truly working with the laziest and less skilled labor force... — read more
There have been 40+ covid cases at GA (in various locations) since going back to the office June 21st. It is very worrisome to be in the office. Some locations have people testing positive and the complete disinfecting the area per CDC guidelines... — read more
That would be logical, but still, I don't believe that GE, despite the fact that many people are leaving, will not have significant cuts. I hope I'm wrong, but my experience with this company tells me that anything that can go wrong - will go wrong... — read more
I’m getting fed up with the slow paced and lazy work ethic that plagues GA and the entire defense contracting industry.... for those who left GA and got out of the industry entirely... how difficult was it? Where did you end up? How long did the job... — read more
Some employees have returned to the office... others are scheduled to return in September... and many have quit due to having to return to office. I’ve heard that upper management is now discussing an update to the Work from Home policy to alleviate... — read more
My time at GA has come to an end! This was an interesting place to work. A lot of the things posted here are true. Very bad processes, talent pool of people lack up to date skills, very old work force and work ethic of employees is not the best. ... — read more
I’ve always loved my job and I’ve never complained about hard work or anything like that. I was not very interested in the situation in the company either, because I was always preoccupied specifically with my job. However, the atmosphere here lately... — read more
They simply don't want to. Even if a young person comes here, they realize very quickly that GA is not a company worth staying in and leave very quickly. What does this company have to offer young, skilled people? I'm afraid there's nothing left to... — read more
This company is stuck in the past and not moving forward at all. Working here I feel stuck in the past as well. The question is how marketable are you? I thought that finding a new job would be difficult, but I couldn't have imagined that it would... — read more
GA’s work force is so old. Full of people with outdated skills that don’t let the company grow. When I got to GA it felt like I stepped back in time. My manager and director were talking about technology from the 80s and weren’t even aware of... — read more
I wouldn’t want to belittle anyone, but I’ve really never worked in a company where I had to work with people who don’t like their job so much. I understand, GA doesn’t give any special motivation, but it’s really hard to work with someone who is so... — read more
https://www.cnbc.com/2021/06/14/bank-of-america-ceo-brian-moynihan-details-back-to-office-plan.html Look at this. A money-hungry Fortune 500 bank cares more about its employees than GA does to its. HAH! Bank of America, which has to be ruthless... — read more
Pay is horrible! Benefits are average and smart people are almost nonexistent! I came to GA to relax for a few years but I am leaving sooner bc I am beginning to get lazy. My work ethic is starting to be impacted by the people around me. Instead... — read more
I might even consider staying in this company. However, GA has so many other issues that getting back to the office is the least of it.
How good are GA employees? Are they able to find jobs at other companies easy? Does having GA on your resume help or hurt you when looking for another job? How many people let go last year were able to find employment within 90 days? I am a... — read more
I hear chatter that this is the real reason we are returning in 6/21. Nothing about health or safety, all about profit. I need to know, is it true or are these rumors? If real, how can you guys actually confirm this? Not sure what to believe. — read more
I still haven’t heard any real and valid arguments for going back to the office? Will the company do better if we go back to the office? What is this all about? I am much more productive while working from home. Unfortunately, I don't have... — read more
Take vacation days. Go on sick leave. 2020 means you have a TON. For those with kids, it's YOUR right as a parent. For those with or living with immuno-compromised persons, it's YOUR right to protects those you loved. For everyone else, who... — read more
It is disappointing that GA is not getting with the times and telling enployees to come back from WFH in a couple of weeks. Anyone trying to do WFH longer? What are your reasonings for doing WFH longer?
This is mostly for new employees - leave before you get too comfortable. GA is one of the worst places to get stuck right now - and you can get stuck so easily. If you happen to know what you're doing you'll never be promoted. Your managers will want... — read more
The industry as a whole has been devastated…. Every major operation has been hit hard… looking at GA numbers and orders… do people thing ASI will survive? If it does survive I don’t see how it can remain in the same capacity - major changes will... — read more
1) Are the GA co-founders still working at GA or have they retired? Do they own the majority of the company still? 2) How likely is GA to be bought out by one of the other Aero companies? 3) What GA Programs are the best long term wise to be... — read more
My spouse heard GA will soon force employees back into the office. First, we have kids, and the schools not to mention daycare are still deciding to start when. Second, we are vaccinated, but our kids are not, and their are all these mutant Covid-19... — read more