This is my take why I never want to work for the big auto companies. I’d bail on GM (and the big three) if a chance arrived, unless I worked in the truck department which has some stability. Someone once said to me in 2008, “guess why GM is going... — read more
Topics regarding layoffs at General Motors
Seriously, did nobody think this through? I did a double take when I saw it and it took me a few seconds to realize that no, GM was not inviting everybody to get infected. I mean, really... — read more
Bloomberg published an article about Apple's plans to build an electric, self-driving car in the next four years. Reportedly, in the process of building vehicles, they would rely on a manufacturing partner. It is still unknown who would assemble an... — read more
Settled into a new job away from GM. It’s awesome to actually be eager to go to work. I will never miss: The inability of higher ups to make timely decisions The discouragement of differing views The always present negative atmosphere The... — read more
Since about July of 19, I've applied to jobs at GM that 80 to 100% match my original assignment at GM. Closest I got was an automated, pc based interview. Twice a recruiter has said I was a shoe-in to get a hiring manager review, only to be... — read more
Poor execution, poor negotiation... No due dilligence... 100s of millions wasted.
GM CAMI Automotive will move to a two shift operation, running morning and afternoons only, in the new year. The elimination of the third... https://london.ctvnews.ca/gm-cami-loses-a-shift-but-avoids-job-cuts-1.5206214
Do you think there will be General Motors Layoffs 2021? Any news or rumors?
Anyone would like to share Base salary, level, years of experience, merit% and bonus %.
Any thoughts on what would make a good 2nd career after decades in the auto industry? Thinking about retiring somewhat early and filling the time with something meaningful and making a few dollars. Something a little more substantial than a job at... — read more
As GM recovers profitability and posts stronger than expected quarterly profit, I wonder how the profit sharing plans will be structured. I hope the profits won't be used just as bonuses for the higher ups. Any thoughts on how the profit will... — read more
GM taps Delta’s CFO to fill the same job here now, so I wonder what that change can bring to the company and how it could reflect on us? More details about the new hire:... — read more
I got the latest Motor Trend in yesterday’s mail. In conducting their annual SUV of the year contest. Included in test were 5 GM products. All reviews were mediocre. On the Encore GX- “gutless 3 cylinder engine”. Yep for 36 K. More half baked... — read more
It’s an open secret, coronavirus lay-off to hit GM in 2021. People who have sniffed it are leaving already. Every week, I hear of a couple departures from the company. BTW Dhivya did not resign, and I will leave it at that. Talk to any treasury... — read more
GM’s investment of $2.2 billion to increase production of electric vehicles is now announced. Is this our best effort or can the company do much more on the path toward electric vehicles?! I hope it is not too late. From the news:... — read more
So as opposed to just apply i figured I would query this board since I frequent my current employer's board. I work at that other company in Dearborn. Peak clown world. Mid career white male in engineering. Would it be worth the adventure? Or would I... — read more
From the author that brought you the following thread with accuracy before Covid hit. https://www.thelayoff.com/t/14ckvGdC Decline 2.0 is coming soon. It's going to hit just as hard as the first, and likely, be the final nail in the... — read more
It doesn’t matter how much work you put in, how many hours you’ve clocked - unless you’re middle management or higher your position in the company isn’t safe. GM has proven time and again that their main priority has been and always will be their... — read more
Now Barra has lost her Indian female CFO and her black female VP Alicia Boler Davis that went to Amazon. Perhaps these are early indications that diversity candidates at high levels do not like working for GM or Mary Barra?
It's been pretty quiet lately other than some speculation. Has there been any credible news on the next round of layoffs?
I recently read “Overhaul” by Steven Rattner about the government guided bankruptcy. Lots of interesting inside info on GM and Chrysler. The author was very critical of the inept GM executive ranks. Frequent responses were “That’s the GM way” and... — read more
So I have moved on to another automotive company, but still get contacted by job hunters. I have been contacted about 2 different GM contract jobs the past month and both were only 32 hours a week. What a shame GM! Post about your new diversity exec... — read more
Just posted by someone: I saw a guy come in who truly was good. Sharp, well qualified and truly knowledgeable. After a few months of frustration, he left. In parting, he stated that decisions aren’t made at GM to help the company. but to make the... — read more
Seems like the CFO Dhivya is leaving for "other opportunities".
GM becomes the second after Ford because 1.5 years ‘stupid’ action - They laid off many talent engineers due to their ages and keep many inexperience engineers who only know how to kiss their bosses. FCA & PSA merger will put GM into the third. GM... — read more
Just following up on an corporate email. What's the liklihood? I heard ford isn't going back until next year at the earliest. Google July next year.
Work from home is here to stay, as is online shopping. And what is the one thing those two don't require? Driving. Everywhere I look, studies are predicting that driving will decrease between 10 and 20 percent overall even after a vaccine for... — read more
GM racketeering lawsuit against Fiat Chrysler dismissed by judge Jul. 8, 2020 5:35 PM ET|About: General Motors Company (GM)|By: Carl Surran, SA News Editor A federal judge throws out a lawsuit General Motors (NYSE:GM) had filed accusing Fiat... — read more
Not too long after getting rid of all those engineers good ole Mary and GM are asking the government to increase the number of cheap foreign workers that they can hire. And yet they will wrap the flag around themselves when it comes to selling cars... — read more
Remember when we kept hearing about how GM was building a “fortress balance sheet”? How’s that working out? Are they still building it?
I've just been briefed about the remote layoff process that will start in the next month or so. You will receive a call from your Director, an HR rep, and an Outplacement specialist conferenced in. You will be told your position has been eliminated... — read more
Lots of empty buildings GM, lame products= zero zero zero future.
General Motors in Spring Hill has announced it will layoff third shift employees. The layoffs will go into effect on July 31 and will impact 680 employees. GM will now be operating on two shifts instead... — read more
Haven't heard anything from management of when salaries will go back to normal or new austerity measures. Anyone have any rumors?