Can’t do simple things correct, not capable of hard. The recall wave continues. Ford Motor Company is recalling select 2019-2023 Ford Ranger pickups due to an issue with incorrect labeling. The defect: in affected vehicles, the Tire and Loading... — read more
DXC says it lazer foccussed on shrinking
It's amazing that after so many years Mikey still says to the analysts his lazer focussed on cuts and is very confident that his team can deliver on hundreds of milillions of $$$$$$$ cuts. Yet he or any of the managers are never confident in... — read more
Anyone in the UK not get a pay rise?
If not why not? If so how much?
Anyone getting a raise in July?
Not been told anything, who already knows?
When Pat first took the CEO role, he mentioned that a number of former employees were “really excited” to come back to Intel. How’s that going? Is there still (in Pat’s own words) an “irrational” level of excitement. Do these people still “bleed... — read more
Optum offers great future
Being a member of a massive corporation that absorbs and assimilates other companies offers greater stability compared to being part of a small company that is consistently vulnerable to being sold or facing bankruptcy.
How long to Stay at Oracle if Not Promoted?
Is Oracle counting on top performer attrition from no promotions FY24?
XOM spends over $4B in stock buybacks in 1Q23. How about paying the 401k you took away?
With all that cash flowing out in dividends and stock buy backs, how about doing the right thing and paying back your employees for suspending the 401k match? Sure would be a sign of good faith in “valuing” your employees that you love to say ad... — read more
For this company to really get back on its feet,it takes all of us, not 1 or 2 or 100 or 1,000. It's gonna take everyone to be on the same page standing together and participating to get up off our knees and that is hard to do because we will always... — read more
What areas affected?
Just left USAA (voluntarily) a few months ago. What areas have been hit by layoffs? Can’t believe WP got such a big raise…but who’s really surprised? He must have pics of someone on the Board to get (and keep) the CEO job. He screws up everything he... — read more
Happy News! Planned July 19th layoffs off postponed
To accommodate larger employees in the layoffs. Now it is going to be end of August, date not not known yet.
Long term prospect for Humana UM
While the clinical side providers may well be in good position, I wonder about the UM/insurance side. I gotta think AI is knocking on the doorstep to replacing much of this work done by RNs, UMACs, etc.
Old article but still relevant
Rumor is Don Hendricks will be stepping down
Rumors are swirling that after the Conn’s debacle, Don Hendricks will be stepping down by the end of 2023. Not 100% sure, but all signals point that way.
Refresh Your Workplace Skills--Training to help us through!
The how and why we work portal has a training course for "Refreshing Your Workplace Social Skills". This LinkedIn course, which probably cost AT&T one year's salary for one of us, has a chapter on the importance of "Empathy at Work." The example... — read more
Can you apply with Ford after being impacted by layoff?
Hello, if you were laid off by Ford in August 2022, can you reapply to positions or is there a wait time?
Can we manage a loan? No.
https://therealdeal.com/chicago/2023/06/02/mcdonalds-hq-owner-sues-wells-fargo-bank-of-america/ We can't even manage a loan correctly. How are we even in business?
After reading accounts on Glassdoor and this very forum on Xerox's rebadging and how HCL accidentally leaked documents that detailed the layoff timeline for rebadged Xerox employees, I can't say I'm feeling very optimistic. If you were affected... — read more
GF is top on toxic and racist work place
GF hit another low with recent departure of remaining competent leaders. Now all left starting GM to first level managers are junks, racists, bunch of jokes who never delivered even a small project in life. Amazes me why Mubadala not selling such an... — read more
Business execution consultant is a dead end job
No transferable skills, don’t produce anything, makes PowerPoint decks and uses buzzwords
RIP Red Hat 2028
Dont say we didnt warn you...... RH Tower will be empty trying to recruit another up and coming company and RH name will exist as an IBM product line
How to Succeed without really trying
John's always got a turnaround coming around the corner: Yeah, so we tried and failed to acquire TMob, but just you wait till we milk sweet cash from DirecTV. That's not going so well, but hey—lets get us a media property like Comcast and... — read more
Red Hat RTO Return to Office is NEXT on the IBM agenda
The IBM Borg Collective says resistance is futile!!!! secret memo describes discussions between Arvind and Hicks Red Hat is IBM and will be expected to act like it No more Raleigh Hippie Commune living!!
Another layoff soon?
Hearing another layoff coming.
"Tyler said one time her boss explicitly asked her to remove a young Black man from the pool of candidates in favor of a donor’s son, who was white and had worse grades and test scores. And it didn’t end there. She said the well-connected student... — read more
Will Frontier lay-off Nick?
More Electric Vehicle Failures You Don't Hear About
Last October, the Biden Administration began issuing $1 billion in grants for new electric school busses. (The article below cites $17 million in grants but it was expanded.) Let's see how it's going. ... From the Washington Examiner: Emile Lauzzana... — read more
The numbers are not looking good... What company should resideo acquire next to fill the gap?
No more diversity and inclusion
I will miss some of the older colleagues but thank god no more diversity and inclusion bs. The place was over run by corporate climbers leading these initiatives and all the underlying needing to sit through these sessions every month. They even had... — read more
"The lawsuit, filed Feb. 22 and shared with Becker's, claims Ascension has attempted to cut labor costs while at the same time increasing executive pay, which has led to staffing problems at Ascension Saint Joseph-Joliet (Ill.) and other Ascension... — read more
DXC Technology Predicts Five Ways Software Will Accelerate Sustainability in the Next Five Years
DXC Technology Predicts Five Ways Software Will Accelerate Sustainability in the Next Five Years - Market insider article. Way to go, we are making waves.
If you stay, your purpose is to be miserable.
Title says it all. You can either complain and be miserable or get the heck out of that sinking ship. I did and it’s glorious. I no longer have night sweats and dreams of Bill cutting me open and feasting on my vital organs. It’s like I... — read more
"Taylor Critendon, a nurse for five years in the ICU, describes the current situation as a “nightmare.” She says, “Our biggest concern is patient safety.” Nurses are taking on five to eight cases at a time – for comparison, California has legally... — read more
Contact me for coaching on how to get kickbacks Impact partner vacation home usage among other things
Talent Acquisition Layoffs?
Heard rumblings that a bunch of people in talent acquisition were quietly layed off this past week. Anyone else hearing this?
Employee Protest - Switch your Wireless!
Everyone go to T-Mobile and switch their personal wireless accounts in protest. That would amount to easily hundreds of thousands of disconnects. Reality is, even after a 50% discount, T-Mobile is a better deal.
Macys should seek a Retail Therapist
It’s not a matter of IF that little minx of a Goddess will leave you again…it’s WHEN. Macy’s…break the cycle! More validation that the 2020 reorg was a complete bust. The leaders stay and just reinvent old strategies as new, brilliant out of... — read more
Email about job duties
If anyone received an email to describe your job duties, that is NOT a good thing, especially if it comes after a re-org. That occurred in my previous area last July and 3 weeks later an entire team of business process consultants were given 60 days... — read more
Should a CEO make $28,000,000 a year when…
They are laying off thousands of their employees? Asking for a friend.
Why layoffs happen
To Put Things In Perspective
You are in a position to demand nothing. I, on the other hand, am in a position to grant nothing.
Hybrid Vs. On-site
for Austin office jobs have they switched from Hybrid to 5 day on-site?
Was Marketing Impacted by the RIF?
Former employee here. How was marketing impacted yesterday? Hoping that JM’s year of doing nearly nothing wasn’t so bad on the employees who will likely bear the consequences.
VZ Unions: How other mega-corporations stave to prevent something bad from affecting you for a period of time; to delay something.
Unions: Other mega-corporations staving (to disallow, to prevent something bad from impacting for a period of time, to delay something indefinitely) unions include: Amazon Apple Tesla Starbucks T-Mobile
I hate the amount of acronyms in this place.
RTO, RCSA, MRA, SHRP, and every fu----g platform gets alphabet soup name as well.
June 22nd Letters
We’ve been hearing a lot about letters coming out by June 22 but does anyone have any information/ideas on what those first actual letters will say? Will it just be an initial notification of where your hub location is and a poll of whether you are... — read more
Watt Ave Sacramento location
Has anyone heard anything about Watt Ave location in Sacramento? I live across the street but it looks like I’ll be driving 97 miles to San Ramon. Wondering what the company is planning for the 1100+ people at this location. Anyone else being told... — read more
will there be a RIF coming too the witeline side of the company
does anyone have any reall insight on this.
More cuts coming?
Do we know anything yet?
The choice is yours
I really want to have faith that things will get better at some point and that we'll all be able to keep our jobs. But the truth is, layoffs are an unfortunate reality in the working world. That's just the way things are. What I am sure of, though... — read more
Seagate is a good company in Singapore
It is not that easy to find another one in Singapore in terms of work life balance. And also its retrenchment package is generous. Most local companies will not have that if I am not wrong. I hope Seagate business will recover in 1 year horizon... — read more
Unsure what to do
I've been with Western Digital for three years, and my coworkers know that I have ambitions to advance my career. They often advise me to be adaptable and broaden my skill sets. However, given the current situation and the uncertain future at the... — read more
Any single area where Intel is leading?
Looks like in chips, AMD better. Looks like we do not have AI to compete to Nvidia Looks like in fabric, tmsc bear us badly. Looks like in GPU's we are not leading. Is there any single market that we dominate? Are we f-c*Ed? We seem to be 5 to... — read more
Job security for the next year and a half
It Gives me time to stay working through out the Great Depression that is coming in October. Other than president of the USA signing green energy bill and drinking bud light. This are the only good things he has done for our country. Work as much as... — read more
Marching orders :Cutting Costs
If you are not female or in a minority you have no chance of progression i.e Project Moonshot. The Senior VPs, VPs have already submitted names to the Directors and Human Resources. Realignments and WFR will be continuous through the year will be... — read more
These are facts. Layoffs are real
Without compromising my job. These are facts I was at office last week Observed leadership Observed HR Observed closed door meeting Observed HR faces walking out of meeting Add those up and layoffs are real Who agrees? When will these 2023 layoffs... — read more
Robocolleges, Artificial Intelligence, and the Dehumanization of Higher Education
What is K-12 adding to the higher ed pipeline? https://www.highereducationinquirer.org/2023/05/robocolleges-artificial-intelligence.html
Are job levels attached to your title or something else? Can you only go from a day Level 8 to a Level 9 (or 10 to 11, or whatever) by being promoted or do you have to apply for another position?
belk corporate please stop reffering to outlets as "grand openings"
belk outlets are not "new" stores, or "grand openings" , they are downgraded stores that were not meeting any sales goals. employees have been laid-off from outlet stores, hours drastically cut, managers are doing the jobs of three people, it's not... — read more
Don’t pay attention to the noise. There are no mass layoffs this month. Ask Mark T. to confirm.
What happened in the Fall of 2021? What are the long-term risks and liabilities? What will you do? And everyone else?
Life at Verizon...
Triple the amount of work-check, Cut staffing-check, Set unrealistic goals-check, Show favoritism-check, Use the word "Teamwork" in every sentence-Priceless!
Anyone else sitting on these calls about your process being more automated only to hear random teams talk as if they know your process, know the business related to it and talk as if they’re taking your process completely? I don’t even get asked... — read more
April 21 Layoffs
On April 21st an entire department within credit support was laid off with no warning. All members of the team including the manager who had a tenure of 5+ years with the company was let go with no stated reason besides budget cuts.
Bonuses and RSUs cut significantly
2023 compensation has bonuses and RSUs reduces by 30%.
AI will cause more layoffs, most people believe so
Is AI Coming for Your Job? 65% of Workers Are Worried The jury's still out when it comes to the role of artificial intelligence in the workplace. Some argue AI is a revolutionary boon to the economy; others believe it's a dystopian... — read more
Entire departments are getting laid off and with the wind down of the employer group products to be expected over the next 18-24 months, the horizon for any kind of job security for anyone at Humana is pretty dim. This is current Humana in a... — read more
The uncertainty of it all
I have to ask how are the rest of you handling the uncertainty of not knowing whose head will be chopped off either in the next layoffs round or once the acquisition goes through? I've tried to ignore it, I've done my best to not think about it, but... — read more
Closure of Holland manufacturing plant forces 171 layoffs
ITW Drawform, a division of Illinois Tool Works Inc., announced the layoffs in a Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act filing to the state on May 30 — according to Crain’s Grand Rapids Business. It's the same date as the Holland plant... — read more