Topics regarding layoffs at Mattel Inc.

Topics regarding layoffs at Mattel Inc.

Isn't it ironic?

This company was going downhill at breakneck speed with no indication that things would improve. And then the pandemic happened and parents needed new ways to keep kids entertained at home and who benefited? We recovered through no fault of our own... —  read more 

What happened to this site?

What happened to this once vibrant and informative community? Now days I hardly ever see any new posts and the few post that are made hardly ever get any replies. It's so sad to see what's become of the once great The Layoff Mattel board.

We deserve to go bankrupt

When's the last time we came up with something original, something engaging, something worth everybody's attention? Can anybody remember? All we do now is copy of a copy of a copy. Oh, and a new version that's just like the copy but not really. Is... —  read more 

401K Match

I came here looking for information about Mattel. It looks like a lot of you don't have very many good things to say. Covid has hit my family hard economically, and I need a job....even if it is just for a while. My question is what is positive... —  read more 

Before you leave

Before you leave, if you have Kaiser insurance they have a month-long program, I think it's called Prepare to go back to work. It's a great program, you get the whole month off with pay and you go to Kaiser 2x a week for training on how to... —  read more 

A serious question

I know it’s time for me to go. I’ve lived enough cycles of insanity to know I can’t change it. The problems i see are systemic and gigantic and not based solely on individuals. However, there are people and styles that, without purging, will always... —  read more 

Mattel in the News

Best news for Mattel since Covid! https://www.wsj.com/articles/toys-are-selling-but-mattel-and-hasbro-arent-cashing-in-11595869248 https://globaltoynews.com/2020/07/27/remote-working-is-not-working/

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Someone need a new watch?

Hot Wheels partners with IWC Stuffyhouse watch company? I don’t think the rich people who can afford their watches are into Hot Wheels collecting. Remember you can’t take any gifts over $100,

Earnings News Due

Tomorrow earnings will be announced. Dolls and cars should do ok, but the real winners are purposeful play items like games, puzzles, arts & crafts and outdoor activities. Dollars are up, but in more expensive items than unit consumption volume.

Congratulations!

Congratulations everybody, you've stooped to bickering about 'wokeness' and fighting with each other vs holding the goons at the top responsible. Mattel status quo. RD's problem is not solely his stupid Linkedin posts (although those are pretty f'ing... —  read more 

More Topics Deleted

It seems that yet another constructive discussion on racism has been purged from this site. Nothing in these threads appears to violate the rules regarding content on this website, so it's unclear why they keep getting deleted. I feel strongly... —  read more 

CARES Act

Did Mattel participate in the CARES Act? If so, they are obliged to keep the majority of employees through a certain date only. Furloughed employees need to be back on by end of June, if returning.

CEO 2019 bonus!!

$4.4M!! And Dickie d—son.. $1.9M! They don’t care about the health of Mattel!! They are laughing all the way to the bank! Forget saving jobs! forget doing the right thing! We are swirling the drain and the board rewards them!

Time is up

This is an open letter to Enon: It’s time you wash your hands of RD. In the 6 years he’s been back, he’s authored lots of marketing ideas (that cost more than they’re worth) but not ONE of them has been a commercial success - which is what Mattel so... —  read more 

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