So given Big Blew is providing this service to other companies so that they can tally-up black marks against their employees, undoubtedly one has to believe that they are also doing the same against their own employees for yet another criteria in... — read more
Topics regarding layoffs at IBM
Any news about IBM Strategy? They are an expensive, elite group from McKinsey, Accenture, Booz etc strategy companies. Their consultants are big-ego rejects from those companies. Were they impacted in the cuts?
IBM 2Q 2020 Earnings Announcement 20 Jul 2020 Huge miss on both EPS and revenue. Furloughs and another RA to follow. https://www.ibm.com/investor/events/
IBM is now fully embarked on a desperate mission to cost cut itself to success. Since it cannot grow revenue due to too many declining legacy businesses, the COVID-19 economic crisis, and difficulties competing in the emerging cloud business, IBM... — read more
It's official – https://www.kcrg.com/2020/07/01/ibm-leaving-dubuque-moving-jobs-to-columbia-missouri/
IBM, he explained, is highly centralized, and even though he was a senior executive he was not empowered to make basic managerial decisions without corporate approvals. “I attempted to change the highly centralized corporate culture at... — read more
For all of those IBMERS who got RA please join the Slack Workspace Ibmfriends2020. It is an amazing workspace where we help each other, give each other support exchange job postings etc. Highly recommended. Good luck.
Has anyone seen the latest video on recruitment from Rob Tabasco Thomas? The thing was about recruiting and maintaining talent at IBM. The video was delivered just on June 22nd, 2020. A bit ironic!!! There's a copy somewhere of the commentaries... — read more
Asking from a purely financial point of view - medical, benefits, severance, etc. Retirement window is 2021. Sounds like the package gets you severance and lower medical for a period of time vs just retiring. Unless I’m missing something. TIA
Note to employees loving their WFH set-up: Your jobs may be outsourced to remote workers in other... — read more
cuts continue... deloitte cut 5% last week, now accenture is cutting 10%... see /accenture or thelayoff.com/accenture
separation payment deposited to my bank account but did not receive payment statement . Anyone know how to get it
Everyone I work with in IBM Canada is getting the dreaded meeting today. Some have already had them. They're scheduled for 30 minutes, but the script reading only takes 4. Not surprising as they devastated IBM US last month. Everything goes to... — read more
I am waiting for the next T2R to finish up my career. If its not announced this year I will probably finish my career at another high tech company. I am in one of this big high tech hub cities where there is a big outflow of IBM talent right now... — read more
just got word a new round of RAs being reported today. looks like the notice is right on time for next quarter
If you read the TOS in the footer, there is a bullet on 'excessive posting' - i think you are at riks of being blocked (mods also nuke all messages of folks who break rules). I've just counted 10+ almost identical posts you've entered within last two... — read more
IBM does not need fresh leadership, they need leadership! As was said leaders inspire, willing to dig down and see that the troops are doing/thinking. When Ginny visited sites the local leadership hand pick who they wanted to interact with her. They... — read more
This is a question for true oldtimers. I know a couple of people who retired from IBM about a decade ago and they don't believe me when I tell them how toxic this place is nowadays and how awful the work environment is. Makes me wonder, did things... — read more
Anyone had their layoff proposal retracted?
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Well golly gee, I wonder why there'd be job anxiety?? By: Angus Loten June 24, 2020 https://www.wsj.com/articles/job-anxiety-spills-into-tech-sector-11593038017 Nearly half of the technology workers at companies world-wide are worried about... — read more
Anyone have firm confirmed information that the rumored 3rd qtr USA RA will actually happen? If so would the notification date be no later than August 28th?
He was motivated, he said, by “deep unhappiness working for the company.” https://westfaironline.com/126041/ibm-sues-to-stop-executive-from-working-for-microsoft/
IBM is starting to look like a bumbling id–t in cloud services. They look like they are a new company that just got started in the business and doesn't totally get it yet. ... — read more
More federal litigation IBM is embroiled in. https://www.marketscreener.com/INTERNATIONAL-BUSINESS-MA-4828/news/International-Business-Machines-Whistleblower-Claims-IBM-Defrauded-IRS-In-Software-Purchase-Arisin-30810937/
We all know that no one is ever completely safe, but what would you call the safest brands to be in at IBM right now? Which brands do you see IBM investing in and are at least risk for making significant cuts? I personally would say IoT, Security... — read more
Ok, depending on where you are, the notice period is different. But regardless, what do you guys do after you know you will be laid off? Do you continue to work hard and bring up your innovative ideas or do you lay back and take care of your things... — read more
"Foreign high-tech workers are taking American jobs and making Silicon Valley's diversity problem worse, Rev. Jesse Jackson said in a Fortune interview. "There are Americans who can do that work, and H1B workers are cheaper and undercut wages,"... — read more
Of course they're in no rush to bring folks back to the office: it's much easier to close, vacate, and sell-off sites and RA employees when people aren't assembled... — read more
I was reading my package and noticed this. I asked my manager and he sent me this link to "claim" my points. https://ibmrr.performnet.com/ibmrr/srp/serviceAnniversaryDetails.do Check it out merch is not too shabby.. for those kind of... — read more
In the US, the 1988 WARN Act regulates big company layoffs. IBM usually can manage the size of layoffs to avoid federal oversight. Not this time; it's too big. The WARN Act "...protects employees, their families, and communities by requiring most... — read more
I never received any communication or information on how to return my 2 computers. Is there somewhere that they can be sent to? (I left IBM 3 years ago)
Hello everyone, I have received a few emails from Right Management after RAed. I quickly skimmed through and looks like they created my account in their system automatically and help with the job search. Perhaps IBM provided the information. I... — read more
So RA all the veteran college-educated folks and replace them with cheap non-degreed "diversity" hires. Anyway to save $$$. . . https://fortune.com/2020/06/19/ibms-ginni-rometty-the-way-we-hire-must-change-and-we-must-do-it-now/