Topics regarding layoffs at Halliburton Co.

Topics regarding layoffs at Halliburton Co.

Layoffs rumors

I am a little worried because the atmosphere is very tense. I don't know how much truth is in them, but there are already rumors that layoffs are inevitable. Any new insight about possible layoffs to share?

Trouble Recruiting?

Is Halliburton having issues recruiting people? Seems like all the new hires that are arriving have almost no manufacturing experience. I personally don't mind, everyone starts somewhere, but it's odd to me because normally I'm used to seeing people... —  read more 

Rampant incompetence

It used to be rare for someone's position to greatly exceed his or her competence. Today, incompetence no longer surprises me at all. Working here has been reduced to daily dealings with very self-confident mediocrities. How do you deal with... —  read more 

Additional work

The general advice that everyone shares: set the boundaries and don't let them put more on your plate. However, how feasible is it in reality? My opinion is that it is pretty difficult to do. I'm interested in how much more work you do now compared... —  read more 

Replacements

My question is why does this company take so long to replace an employee who leaves. What's the problem? Has it become so difficult to attract solid employees, or is Halliburton not even trying to make replacements for individuals who leave? I have... —  read more 

Who's Working From Home

Got to love the price of gas. I feel your pain having to drive to North Belt everyday is taking a toll on my wallet. For those working from home, I am glad you got a raise from saving all that gas money.

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A new round is iminent

I'm shocked that it's been as long as it has without any layoffs but I think that means that a new round is closer than we think. I don't mean to spread rumors or scare people without a reason, I'm just being realistic. This management is not going... —  read more 

No work

We don’t have any work at the moment, and our managers told us not to come to the shop. Can they do that? I’m going 2 weeks without pay should I quit or is there something I can do?

Returning to Halliburton

If somebody was laid off can they reapply for a job down the line? A friend who was part of my team was planning on applying for an opening but he isn't sure if they're just going to ignore his application. I had no idea what to tell him since I... —  read more 

Move on!

All you folks are constantly complaining and bi-----g about Halliburton…so fu----g leave! Go to another oil company or go use your CDL outside of oil and gas or god forbid go find a job doing something completely different where you don’t hate your... —  read more 

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