For those of you defending Mattel and saying it's the best place to be, you are truly delusional. You are stuck in that institution like a poor lost soul in purgatory. You will never know what it's like on the outside and will always believe you have... read more
I heard a rumor that Conoco and Tesoro are looking at a merger. Conoco wants to save it self, Tesoro wants to grow, and they both want to hedge against the volatility of the market. And of course, Goff is the common thread. Hahahaha! Not likely. But... read more
Just as IBM did with LEAN and McKinsey previously, HP/HPE/EDS/CSC/DXC/McKinsey is creating thousands and thousands of enemies. Not all of us end up being a door greeter at Walmart; many move on to other IT and technology jobs often with managerial... read more
Are people being laid off in Baden?
http://www.bethesdamagazine.com/Bethesda-Beat/2017/Westfield-Buys-Sears-Store-in-Its-Bethesda-Mall/ The Washington Business Journal, which first wrote about the sale, reported the Bethesda store location was sold for $73.5 million. The other two... read more
https://finance.yahoo.com/m/dfa86a24-3a59-35d3-8df7-ff376bcf6815/arista-notches-another-win.html Bye Bye Cisco, Bye Bye Cisco, Bye Bye Cisco, I am so glad you let me go!
How can the people in this team actually still be employeed? One is an overweight loser that has an ego to big for his own good and the other I swear must have down syndrome and proves why home schooling makes weirdos. Really just the worst people to... read more
Our stock price has been heading south fast for the past six months with no end in sight. Layoffs and asset sales are sure to follow unless someone buys us and then lays us all off. Hang on it's going to get interesting soon!
Well OPEC disappointed everyone and the market so oil price is going to be in the tank for the rest of the year. Our stock price started down even before OPEC showed how spineless they were. We are stuck between a rock and a hard spot! Only thing to... read more
NYC workers have been on strike for 9 weeks now. Their entire techs op unit, service, install, plant, construction, fiber, warehouse, business unit. They bring out of state contractors to do our work. Charter has no loyalty to it's workers. They... read more
In 5 years one of Kelloggs beloved food marketing grads will be writing a paper on this company. It will showcase how to ruin a company by abject mismanagement, utter lack of leadership and hubris. Game on!
Diego the clothing turned telecom ad expert is such a twit. Lowell and him are often seen arm and arm prancing throughout Basking Ridge. I swear they started skipping one day and the dwarf Marc Reed joined in, they looked like pathetic old farts!
I have the Anthem PPO for a family and I heard it's around $1400 per month(health insurance only, not including vision or dental) for up to 18 months. Just wanted to check and see if that's accurate. Anticipating a gap of a few months between my next... read more
Charter aka Spectrum tw cable is advertising for a new call center in Colorado for the Merger. They have been stringing perfectly qualified Telecom Techs promising permanent jobs getting people to fill out paperwork start dates etc...for over the... read more
This low life company is using best shore as a tool to put out to pasture those folks targeted and to reduce overall payroll. You will see they will eventually revert back to US based employees after they weed out those they want to and the high... read more
Can anyone tell me what software Cisco sells that is market leading and will likely stay that way for the next 1-2 years? I'm racking my brain and struggle to see how Cisco is going to hold it all together and become a Software business with so many... read more
If Kelloggs posts FAKE snack sales numbers. I will be calling Jim Carmer and letting him/them know the truth about how Kelloggs is reporting there numbers. Transferring from Kellogg's warehouses to another company's warehouse and counting them as... read more
McKinsey have given them a schedule of what and who to cut when and that is what they are doing. They will make all manner of excuses around your being in an inappropriate job code or not performing but that that is all just a hairy bag of gonads... read more
My brother was told today (22nd May) about being made redundant at HPE office in Bangalore. He hadn’t even completed even one year in HPE and has been asked to leave. That too with just has an option of 2 months’ salary. He moved over from Pune and... read more
EDS, HP, HPE and DXC, for me, the first 12 years with EDS were good, a little shakey towards the end and the HP takeover, but the real rot started as soon as HP took the helm. Shocking management and ethos, never gave a toss about employees even... read more
Retirement is better than this mess. Boy do I realize a lot about life, work and family now. Amidst the hustle and bustle of our daily lives, we have lost sight of dreaming and achieving our own purpose in life. Today we have bigger houses, but... read more
They started with the layoffs in our offices at San Juan Puerto Rico this last Friday. They seem to be firing people with warnings and bad performance.
More cuts are coming. It's not good, and it's going to be even worse. Source: http://www.dailyherald.com/business/20170525/former-aon-unit-starts-layoffs A former unit of Aon Hewitt that focused on benefits administration and HR outsourcing has... read more
I know many managers who got hired on h1b visas are more underpaid than the new hires under them. Isn't that wrong?
How is the associates discount working for the sales at Sears? Has there been a profit for the company, with the new associates discount. I would like it if they go back to the old way.
May 1 WFRs include 10 contractors, 11 or 12 in dev & QA, 2 doc, 3 or 4 customer experience (support escalations, pre-sales, etc), 1 product manager.
It's unfortunate that they can't realize the huge savings of outsourcing the board of directors and chairman roles to India in order to realize a cost savings. They could pay an outsourced CEO and board $1000 USD/wk (enough for a pampered life), and... read more
Was it just me or was today just business as usual working for a piece of feces company that still has a No Pay Increase Policy.
The 'New' Snack reps will be resetting sections every visit. Ain't like the Cereal aisle. I got the Pepperidge guy stealing facings every week now. You don't got the vultures in the cereal aisle. Plus the store merchandisers ain't gonna b careful... read more
Thank you very much Mayor says: https://www.adn.com/alaska-news/education/2017/05/24/on-the-last-day-of-school-anchorage-principals-hand-layoff-notices-to-220-teachers/
Rock on Cisco!!! http://www.edd.ca.gov/jobs_and_training/warn/WARN_Report_for_7-1-2016_to_05-25-2017.pdf
Should Cognizant be blacklisted for the inhuman and illegal layoffs happening,already petitions filed in Chennai,Telengana and Pune and more petitions to be filed
Everyday you wake hoping that they don't tell you that your store is closing. You read the news and all Sears does is try to spend some negative into a positive. When you call them out on their BS you're bad mouthing the company,when you're just... read more
Hmmmmmm I wonder if this means HUGE buyouts.
Anyone else relieved to have received their offer letter today? I'm so glad that that the VZ cluster blank days are drawing to a close. S---s the benefits are not as good, but they are not bad. I wonder IBM if will sue VZ when they realize that 90%... read more
as conflict counselors. It's pretty obvious that the creditors aren't having any of the BS restructuring plan or the strong arm tactics Avaya is trying to use to force them into a bad deal. This lawfirm specializes in dealing with difficult... read more
From annual 10-K filings beginning 2005 to 2016 - excludes Grand, Essentials and Independently owned stores -- closing percentages calculated on 5 yr and 12 yr time frames - does NOT include the 2017 closings ( the numbers ain't gonna get any better... read more
I keep seeing the initials in posts. I took VSP a year ago and this name doesn't stick out.
I've seen a few references here suggesting that stock options were lost as a result of separation? I assumed that vested options are "mine" and that I'd have n days to exercise them after getting the ol heave-ho. Is that wrong? Should we all be... read more
They spin things saying the company made a profit. When the sale is the only reason they are showing a profit. Sales are down,they're closing more stores, money is still owed by July 7th, and a transformation that has yet to materialize. Things are... read more
Why several executives have been selling off HPE stock?? http://www.nasdaq.com/symbol/hpe/insider-trades
How long will it take for MetLife to buy the pension from Sears? I will be taking all of my pension in July.
If you signed a severance agreement AND received a collection's performance summary which included customers personal data (name address phone $ owed) AFTER your final day of employment you may be in violation of the agreement. Notify the party you... read more
Post of the day...
Can anyone explain how there are 3 OilSands Finance Supervisors with a total of 5 direct reports under them? I've got a COST Saving idea...
How would these very Evil People feel if next week no one reported for work? Would we all stand together and "strike"? I doubt it but it sure would be interesting. Even EYE BEE EM - laying the hammer down on remote workers - how terrible as well... read more
This time it was IT that was impacted. While not surprising given the outsourcing as part of the merger and BOEF endeavour, still significant and unfortunate. Has anyone been through the all company workshop yet? Not much was mentioned about MP. I... read more
There r strong rumours that Mr. K is on his way out & IC vl be promoted as the new center manager Major shakeup coming for Stonehouse. This is being led by the PG who are p**ed of the management here.
FYI. HCA bought three hospitals in Houston and the hammer will be coming down soon. Hate to say it, but expect layoffs, salary reductions, and huge changes to policies and procedures.
They are hiring for Altice foot print even as they tell you there is not much work. Contractors taking over and I don't mean ATS. https://newjersey.craigslist.org/trd/6147756421.html
In 2008 there were 4200 IBM employees in Rochester In 2017, there were 2,427 (Jan. 13, 2017) That's a 42.2% drop in about 9 years. To achieve the same 2008 employment levels, IBM Rochester would have to grow 73% See more here:... read more
single individual layoffs within small pockets of the company. Expect people to continue to quietly disappear, slowly over time. Then a big one after that. Targeted. You're being hunted like buffalo by a pack of lions. It may be strategic for them to... read more
It's official. The networking business is being sold to Extreme. Finally, we will be out from under the insanity known as Avaya. Good-bye to the corrupt, ineffective leadership that has driven Avaya into the ground. I can only hope that you are... read more
UHG/Optum will be laying off every month this year to close financial gaps; instead of doing it in one big event to avoid negative press. I suspect when they are done it wouldn't surprise me if the the numbers reach 10k or beyond. Amazing; and of... read more
Rumors in the halls...
Walmart manager could care less about us before now Kelloggs expects them to Cair now? I don't care if transition is smooth. I hope it fails.
Lowe's is a beast of a company. Don't ever trust HR to help you...they work for Lowe's and are likely just butt puppets for managers (remember, your HR person collects a check and wants to keep their job too). Some things to do if you are harassed or... read more
Looking at today's press release I don't think anyone has paid much attention to the incredibly shrinking store portfolio... KMart went from 896 to 624 in one year! 30% of the store count GONE. Many more quiet closings than I even thought... 18... read more
So apparently our manager is making us work Monday Memorial DAY we aren't at our goals. Message coming top down from her boss. IS this legal to make us work on a holiday? We were also told it was floorwide here in PGH. Is that true? Another's manager... read more
What are your thoughts? Would it make sense?
UM Hospital struggles, just like other healthcare institutions. They had about 2000 employees five years ago, not sure how many will be laid off. Source: http://www.miamiherald.com/news/health-care/article152380942.html
Not sure if everyone knows but HCCP and SH are mering in July. Well due to graduating member and cutting back on enrollment there are not enough SH members and so two teams are being moved and given new rosters pre-merge pf the programs.
Stock price is falling faster than the employee headcount! Yikes!
Heard from recruiter couple of days ago. Whats up with that group? Any layoffs there?
I have seen several commercials with that new "millennial" pitch man for Verizon and he makes my skin crawl. What to you think of the slim bucket?
While I don't want to see anyone lose their job hearing one or two people go every other week is not really layoffs. Everyone agrees the company needs help. Getting rid of upper management people responsible for the plight we are in sounds like good... read more
Yet another piece of trash from Cisco (ume etc..). https://www.theverge.com/2017/5/23/15680250/google-jamboard-digital-whiteboard-hands-on-video