MetLife Inc. Layoffs

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More info on possible layoffs

Could be sooner than September/October, but I've seen October layoffs at other places. I think management favors Q4 because it only affects the last quarter of the year and once the year is over they don't have to talk about it much. Plus, it can... read more

Any News

Any more information on potential lay offs? Dates and /or departments??

Second wave

2nd wave arrived as predicted above and a number of staff from Disability have been told their positions will now be located in North Carolina. They are not allowed to work remotely and were told they were chosen because they were deficient though... read more

DAT employee tracking software

Now Metlife has a new time software called DAT that tracks every minute that an employee works. If they are concerned about operating employee expense why don’t they first start at the top and cut the 6 and 7 digit pays a bit along with the high... read more

Closed - Henderson, NV

How sad. I lost my job with MetLife Home and Auto when someone decided to close the entire office in Henderson, NV in October, 2017. So many lost their jobs. It’s never easy to deal with such a life changing event
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MetLife Millennials

Shame at 200 Park, where there are #millennials who stroll in whenever, socialize all day, leave early and then get promoted. Adding zero value, while hard workers are being let go. Very painful to see this. Management needs to seriously do a better... read more

Retired

I've spent 33 years with the company and I retired in August 2017. My experience was entirely positive, I've worked with very talented people and I was compensated fairly. The salary paid off my home and put all four of my children through college... read more

Let's discuss

"Starting next year (2018), we will begin to relocate approximately 1,400 positions in the United States to sites including our MetLife campuses in Tampa, Florida and Cary, North Carolina."

Dont take the 1400 number for granted

MetLife has nowhere near 1400 jobs in Troy / Rensselaer. The 1400 is the total number of jobs (from multiple MetLife locations) that are getting moved to Cary AND Tampa. This was announced to people within MetLife GTO (IT and Operations) back on Nov... read more

Lead and engage in the problem solving process

MetLife senior leadership feels that everyone is replaceable. No one should ever feel secure with this company. Transparency is a lie, and the powers that be avoid the truth..... plausible deniability. If they would learn to roll-up their sleeves... read more
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Troy, New York

1,400 positions (the entire building..all positions except hands on computer techs) in Troy, New York moving to Carey, NC. 1st round was notified last month. Employees are being told in 3 waves. Next wave will be informed in June and last wave in... read more

MetLife Direct dome.

Almost 100 people laid off as a whole division was closed down. Informed 1/12/18 and effective 3/15/18.

really hard (if not impossible) to advance

no way to get promoted or change departments to get higher pay even if you know all the systems and procedures required for the job... the recruitment team is looking to fill the spot based on keywords and specific degrees... even if you have a... read more

Many things need fixing at MetLife

Sooooo many things wrong with MetLife right now... Working set hours is nice, but open work place not so much. You gotta be very careful how you use your PTO, because it's very limited and it includes both sick days and vacation. The ranking systems... read more

Is anybody actually surprised by more layoffs?

Seriously people, if you are surprised by this, where have you been for the past several years? MetLife has made internal restructuring a regular thing. The company has been relocating and laying off people on regular bases for years, they just... read more
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Metlife / Bridgewater Layoffs

The Bridgewater layoffs started on Friday 11/3/2017 - many of us predict that there will be additional cuts in 2018...
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Unrealistic goals set by MetLife management

Am I the only one who is sick and tired of them moving the goals higher up and adding these caveats that make sure you fail even when you somehow manage to reach the goal? This is affecting everybody, even the top sales reps. For example, the... read more
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MetLife Layoffs 2018

Another day, another surprise, there are folks that think that job reductions may happen in corporate in NYC.

FACT

Finance reorganization and staffing adjustments coming soon.

Sad days

Actuarial Department continues to fire good people.

Layoffs / Johnstown, PA

Has anyone heard that some in Johnstown, PA are visiting Charlotte in preparation for transfer of work and relocation? The Johnstown office has been open 40 years and there are always rumors it will close.
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MetLife Layoffs 2017

Who is to blame at this point in time and you need to know that things can be better but people are talking about job cuts NYC.

Metlife Open Enrollment

Will the open enrollment costs be higher this year due to all the cost cutting and the anticipated Obamacare increases?

Business As Usual

According to management it's business, hiring, and travel as usual and very few layoffs will take place in the company. Doesn't make sense what their saying in light of Mr. Kandarian's announcement?

No Major Staffing Changes?

Although it was made clear by the CEO that there would be cuts to headcount, management in some areas seems to be blowing off the message and taking the news very lightly and there have been several recent new hires? What gives?

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