Any news on layoffs at MetLife? Especially at US Digital ?
Thoughts? Did anyone bother completing?
Are we not allowed to have any ideal time in our schedule. When do we do the admin task , learnings and networking.
Word salad? Differentiate, purpose, deliver for customers…Kamala Khalaf Time to turn the channel to the Queens funeral
A new seafood restaurant will set up shop in the MetLife Building. The unnamed eatery from the restaurant group The Hospitality Department signed a 10,000-square-foot lease in the building at 200 Park Avenue with an opening date set sometime in... — read more
In a now-viral LinkedIn post, Dilber listed the signs an employee is being “quietly fired,” which is often linked to poor management. “You don’t receive feedback or praise, you get raises of 3% or less while others are getting much more, your 1:1s... — read more
Did I miss something? I know they are jerking us around with the AVIP. Are they changing the 401k?
ESG portfolios are underperforming the S&P 500 to date. ESG funds also have some of the highest fees in the industry right now. Meanwhile, O&G has some of the highest dividend yields across all asset classes and are overperforming.
Anyone else have a boss that schedules one on ones but never shows up. Always too busy to join. I wish I could get the nerve to cancel out the whole series invite and if asked, explain that I'll accept again when he/she can decide if they are... — read more
Who thinks they are cooler: the "geek" or the professor?
I am so grateful for the food discount, what a fantastic perk! Right up there with center stage points and annual pay increases of 1%! Gotta respect this organization for really giving a Cr$p. Talk to anyone that isn’t a Director and up if they... — read more
I got discouraged while looking for a new job but the fault is my own for staying here too long. I would love to find something new as soon as possible, because I have a very bad feeling that things are going to get even uglier here. Although I... — read more
Layoffs are happening in big companies - Google, Apple, Oracle and now Wayfair lays off 900 people.
Why are the old folks so insecure when new people join the team.
A spate of horrific attacks in New York has people fearful of returning to work In two meetings this year, some of the city's most powerful CEOs confronted Mayor Eric Adams, demanding answers, according to Kathryn Wylde, the president and CEO of... — read more
Do you know anyone getting a COLA, or just a plain raise at MetLife? Are they matching offers?
Does Center stage and Volunteer hours help during appraisal. I am new to Metlife.
Work has started getting outsourced to third party leaving employees concerned about the impact.
I wonder what kind of results we'll see today. Things have not been going well for the stock lately even with the slow climb in the last few weeks and I'm worried if there is no improvement that we might feel it in the way of more layoffs. It... — read more
Notice how so many leaders now have their pronouns listed in their signature line? Guess the directive from above is making them do so! I appreciate this as then I was able to use the proper pronoun when I put in my notice last week. She/Her can... — read more
The title say it all.
Being good at what you do will be a burden at MetLife. You will be perceived as a threat by everybody around you and they will make sure to make your life a living he-l. I've never had to deal with such a toxic work environment in my life - and just... — read more
Thinking of switching roles and wanted to see what it was like working in production support.
Difficult to know the inflation strains of the common worker when you're making 218 times the "median" pay and barely surviving on 16 million a year. https://aflcio.org/paywatch/company-pay-ratios Ticker Company Median Worker Pay Pay... — read more
This is an example of incredibly poor asset management with zero culpability to the company for the promises they made for these policy holders of keeping rates steady. I'm sure these policies were never sold with expectations of increasing 29.4% to... — read more
For any of the Black Jacket team peons that lurk here, why not copy an idea like this since your management strategy seems to be restricted to copying what other companies do... — read more
I hear some rumors about layoffs and honestly - I can't believe those rumors. The reason - there are so many employees who are leaving that it is simply unbelievable that there could be additional cuts. Then who would stay here to work?
Interesting article here on Facebook/Meta wanting to trim staff by making annual goals much harder to make so people will fail and be sent packing. The one thing companies with this strategy don't realize is that some good and great workers will... — read more
Company wide layoffs are expected by fall. Due diligence is happening now, or so I'm told. But to avoid news, they will happen in increments.
Wow! New talent coming in is very young and has NO industry experience. Thoughts? What Have You Seen? How Many Will Survive? Should Vets Pick Up The Slack? Or Just Quit?
Covid is raging in offices all over the place and the company does nothing to warn others In fact, they are intentionally withholding information because of the optics putting people in danger
Can we talk about "Center Stage" and the whole Feedback Culture? Ok, fine, sometimes you want to give an extra "thank you" to someone who went above and BEYOND their job. But, this fishing for Center Stage compliments for people that are JUST DOING... — read more
Since I am new in team have observed bias behavior from seniors towards new and old folks. The old folks are always late to complete work, late for almost month but hardly any reaction, no comments and I delayed work for 1day , it was not even due... — read more
It's too quiet. Like a calm before a storm. Is anything biggish quietly happening? Inquiring minds want to know.
Careers are a lattice not a ladder! https://www.usatoday.com/story/money/2022/05/26/economy-ceo-worker-pay-corporate-profit/9941206002/
Millions of employees started working remotely after the pandemic first took hold in 2020. But now, more people are returning to the office -- and they're being greeted by much higher prices for just about... — read more
What do you think of this Volunteer Paid Day Off? Is there a catch? If it's purely optional, it sounds ok. Maybe I'll volunteer. Maybe I won't. I just hope there isn't pressure to do so and "post pictures".