Topics regarding layoffs at HP (Hewlett-Packard)

Topics regarding layoffs at HP (Hewlett-Packard)

Hammer To Fall

It’s coming everyone, the WFR hammer is going to drop soon for FTEs and CWs. Poor earnings, stock price tanking, super costly corporate acquisition, major rumors of campuses being turned to ghost towns, and other signposts all point to a volatile... —  read more 

Anxious about cuts

I am referring to the thread below in which the person writes about getting laid off. Morale is very bad, the atmosphere is tense, so I can only hope that there won't be big cuts soon. Does anyone have any insights?

Enormous pressure

I don't know about you, but ever since I started working here a few years ago, I have never been under more pressure than lately. Anyone else? I assume that it is a tactic to get as many people as possible to leave voluntarily... I think that... —  read more 

Contractor Furloughs

Hello, I am an full-time employee at HP. I joined the company under one year ago. Today our manager informed us that half my team (who are contractors) will be furloughed for the month of September. I was surprised to hear about this since I though... —  read more 

Stepping stone or...

This place served as a stepping stone for me. I immediately knew that I would not stay here for long, that I would only stay until I gained a little more experience and upgraded my skills. It surprises me how many people say that they completely... —  read more 

It would take a miracle

This company no longer resembles the one where I started working. I'm counting the days until retirement and I'm looking forward to it. I don't believe that this place will ever be even close to what it was before. I wonder what kind of miracle is... —  read more 

Work furloughs are back

It has been 2 years since my last 10 day work furlough at HP. I am a CW and since 2018 there have been yearly work furloughs. Most of them are 10 days per quarter, either once or twice a year. This time I got a one week notice of the first work... —  read more 

March layoffs

"Husband and all the others in group were laid off today. Yesterday was business as usual and today the call came." I read this in the comments, it was posted about two weeks ago. It nearly gave me a heart attack. What's going on? I haven't heard... —  read more 

Is it getting any better?

The last time I visited this forum was more than half a year ago, when I left the company. In the meantime, several more of my close colleagues have left. Nothing seems to be getting better here? I would love to go back just for one day to see what... —  read more 

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