Manulife Financial Corp. Layoffs

Topics regarding layoffs at Manulife Financial Corp.

John Hancock Retirement Plan Services “Optimization”

Just announced a handful of ‘high’ profile departures. Just the beginning of the pain come. Best part was on the field call they said names would be left out of the email announcement to protect people’s privacy. Well they didn’t leave out any names... read more
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Manila

Any updates on Manila layoffs - how many are affected and what's the timing. Also, if you have any severance info, please share it.
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John Hancock layoffs before year end

On a all RPS division call on Wednesday, Pat Murphy said there will be layoffs before the end of the year. Seems to act like they don’t know numbers or which deptartments will be included.
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John Hancock Investments

Heard several people were slashed this week. Anyone hearing about anything else? Sounds like more reorg emails may be going out this week.
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Free up $5B in the next 3 yrs...

Better sharpen up those resumes all you sad sacks. We are cutting to the bone so all you fatties have to go. All for the customers delight!
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John Hancock Layoffs Coming?

Rumors are starting to fly that there may be an email that goes out today announcing layoffs ahead of the Town Hall meeting tomorrow. Sincere Bain has been crawling around the offices since the 1st of the year you know they are coming.

Being Let go from the hell hole.

Was with the company for over 10 years and was let go from a boss who lied and was deceitful. Manulife is a terrible place to work. Best thing was being let go from that hell hole. I feel so much better. They treated everyone like crap and at the... read more

Mid level management is absolutely incompetent

Gulloin can't increase revenues so he's cutting expenses. Gave himself a 22% increase to 12.5 million in 2013. This is for a stock that is still down 50% from 2008. Most employees have not received inflation increases in over 6 years. It's no wonder... read more

Emloyment Lawyers

http://www.wrongfullydismissed.com/ Regarding layoff packages or wrongful termination - they are excellent in the renegotiation of the package. Don't sign anything as the offer on paper is low balled. This law firm has handled many several cases!... read more

John Hancock Layoffs

So, what's new here? I left in 2008, I was laid off and I hear you guys have issues again?

The worst of it

The worst of it is choice is either the Business System Analyst work that you are not actually supposed to be doing or no work at all. You tell me you will go around asking for a review?
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More Problems than you think

In addition to that, I had to spend most of my time calming a kid because he wants to be a "developer" who doesn't really code. Should have signed up a daycare instead of JH.
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What is your problem?

I never was given any assignment directly. A business analyst gave me his work to do, and I never figured out why I was doing on his work.
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Performance Review

Dude, by the sounds of it you deserved to be fired. You are gunna lay back and take no reviews for 2 years? What an idiot. Did you ever get a bonus? Did you ever get the details of your bonus. It's all right there buddy. You had ample opportunity to... read more
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Never received performance review for 2 years

Did this happen to anyone? Does anyone know if people could submit our performance reviews without us seeing it? I worked for JH for about 2 years but never received any performance review. I lost my job before my second year tenure, but all this... read more
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Layoffs continue

The multiple names in a box for each role to make sure the best talent is retained is a myth. Look you leaders in the eye and ask them if they believe the words they say about the process of who stays and who goes. It is not about "the best person"... read more
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Low moral?

A job is what you make it. We have seen none of the "doom and gloom" layoffs etc. Even the few who were made redundant last year were (for the most part) people who either wanted to go or should be going. Moral is just fine in the area where I work... read more
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Time for a survey

I think it might be time for a employee satisfaction survey. Let's see what the pulse is. From what I hear, the moral is so low, it's become just a place with a pay check attached.
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Psst...be wary wary qwiet

Welcome to the world of Elmer Fudd. Stumbling bumbling fools remain. People tiptoeing around hoping not to be the next one on the block. Be wary wary qwiet.
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Small pebbles and stones

We have all been annoyed by the small pebbles and stones that get lodged in the soles of our shoes. They crunch, grind and make odd sounds on solid surfaces. Now imgaine that each of those pebbles and stones are micro universes. Each with their own... read more
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Post ID: @sZoPoiR

There were people who lost their jobs in October and november. The changes look like they are going to continue for the next little while.Such a shame that manulife is going to lose such good people. You gotta wonder what the criteria is for being... read more
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@818

@818 - Well written, clueless, but well written? I'd bet you are managing a large group somewhere in the Philipines, so from your point of view your statements might somewhat make sense. Yet, once you and your 4000 folks get farewell notes and work... read more
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