15+ years will end in Aug 2020. Sounded like it wasn't an isolated event, but HR was cryptic with coded language about not sharing with others out of respect until they are notified (IT org). Also stated not Performance or Personal so if I believe... — read more
Topics regarding layoffs at MetLife Inc.
How else is MetLife going to pay the increased dividend? I think they plan to use the coronavirus pandemic as a reason for cutting a bunch of people when there would have been no need for it if the dividend had stayed the same. I might be overly... — read more
Thoughts? Comments? Where is this taking us?
Here we go again, packaging the same old stale strategies under a new name....... Take all the MetLife so called “strategies” for the last 15 years, especially the made up customer focus piece, mix in a liberal amount of MetLife Way, and you have... — read more
Just received an email that a CIO is leaving to "pursue a new opportunity outside the company" - then the next sentence is "His last day will be today" Hmmmm.....seems a bit abrupt - but makes ya wonder
Anyone heard anything new about the sell off to Generali? Apparently they wanted the whole of Europe but the offer was too low. I imagine they'll come back in with another offer, I heard a rumour that if this was incoming it would be March/April... — read more
Have you heard anything about potential MetLife Layoffs 2020? Any news or rumors?
Over the next year or so 200+ jobs are expected to be moving from Clarks Summit facility to the Cary NC campus. Currently about 410 employees are listed as working at Clarks Summit. The jobs are moving but not necessarily the people that are... — read more
How many work at the company? What is the overall employee count at NYC?
Has anyone heard anything about the layoffs/last days in Troy, New York? We were told that my wife's job was moving to Carey by the end of the 3rd quarter of 2019...and we've heard nothing yet. We already know we're not moving (she'd have to... — read more
So some employees of the Dublin office are being laid off in favor of the the new Global Center of Excellence in Poland and MetLife GOSC in Noida. Estimated timeline by Q4 2019, probably October. Question is, where does the centralization of services... — read more
Word went out that people will get notice tomorrow about when last day will be. No surprise though, kinda knew it was coming. They had been hiring folks in Tampa for months. This just s---s! So many long-time employees will be unemployed after years... — read more
https://finance.yahoo.com/news/metlife-names-bill-pappas-head-121300968.html (August 22, 2019) MetLife, Inc. (MET) today announced that Bill Pappas will join the company as Executive Vice President and Head of Global Technology and Operations... — read more
I enjoyed working for MetLife and still feel I do. But, since MetLife outsourced the closed block business to DXC (formerly CSC) ; I have been working for them but DXC's business is in bad shape and we are hearing about them exiting the business... — read more
Do you think there will be MetLife Layoffs in 2019?
Well, we’re nearing the end of 2019, and no more significant layoffs? Hopefully the layoff business is done and over!
There has been very little mention of more layoffs here - which would be great news if we didn't know for sure more is coming. Has there been any info on when that might be? It's really nerve-wracking having to work with an ax hanging over our... — read more
Haven't heard much about Warsaw, Poland. Seems Noida, India must have won out. Anyone know? — read more
If you've experienced the "help desk" lately, you might be interested in this post under DXC, MetLife's "Help Desk" provider. "Help Desk". https://www.thelayoff.com/t/ZVW1YrL "Large Contract in US in jeopardy! "I am in delivery. Have heard that the... — read more
Re-posting at the top level from @GoodLuck "Global Shared Service Center" Noida, India is where any work that can be done there will go. "Regional Hubs" Tampa and Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia will get some work. "Centers of Excellence" in Cary, North... — read more
Almost 100 people laid off as a whole division was closed down. Informed 1/12/18 and effective 3/15/18.
Last week, I was. For those that don't know, a "talent profile" is something like a resume. If I'm going to update my resume, maybe I should send it out too. Have you been asked to update your talent profile in One People One Place? Do you think it... — read more
Perhaps the CFO can take a long needed look at the individuals in leadership who lack the sophistication to be able to recognize what sort of talent and skills are needed for the work that needs to be done. Currently, work is being assigned to... — read more
I am about to accept a position in MetLife working in IT in Cary, NC. Need to move my family. Please help provide feedback since this is a BIG decision.
Three from my team laid off this month. Locations were Kansas City Missouri and Southfield Michigan. All long-term employees between 15 and 30 + years of service
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
Latest "news" n the rumor mill is Business folks in NJ are being "allowed" to interview for their jobs - they have held for years - but in Tampa now.....Geez....this s--ks!
Has anyone gone through the MetLife way yet? What are the normal staff reductions as a result?
I worked for MetLife for over 17 years and recently was informed of my job elimination. I loved the pay and benefits MetLife gave me but the working environment is toxic to your health and mind. You are constantly under the fear of losing your job. I... — read more
New CEO announced. Take over May 1. Not much gain for current CEO Kandarian to chop heads. Any job actions likely deferred till new CEO Khalaf takes over. Agree? — read more
Good reading. Hope it doesn't happen at MetLife: https://features.propublica.org/ibm/ibm-age-discrimination-american-workers/ https://www.propublica.org/article/older-workers-united-states-pushed-out-of-work-forced-retirement — read more
Do u think employee survey will influence performance reviews or keeping job? It could go either way, if you put down that you think you are underpaid and they really want you, maybe u get a raise. Other hand, maybe they think you are trouble and... — read more
So, it’s the end of year and doesn’t seem we have hit the 1400 number for employees being laid off this year? Will they actually do it right before or after Christmas ? Should we be concerned ?
If anyone wants to get the idea of how a lot of hard work goes to waste due to the incompetence of the management, I suggest they look into the practices of Metlife’s management. A lot of ignorance mixed with a whole lot of hubris is a powerfully... — read more
The Bridgewater layoffs started on Friday 11/3/2017 - many of us predict that there will be additional cuts in 2018...
Given that the Chief Claims Officer in Auto and Home pledged to cut expenses by $6 million dollars, what do you think? Look for more layoffs in the higher paid regions of the country to be replaced by new hires in Freeport, Illinois since they are in... — read more
Why are people surprised or shocked when layoffs happen at MetLife? Where have you been for the past several years? Layoffs are a part of life here nowadays. Job security is nonexistent. And that's only the tip of the iceberg. Ridiculously low raises... — read more
A $6 million dollar reduction is significant. Plus, claims may not be able to close any more offices as they are down to just six claims offices from eleven claims offices in the last 10 years. The company is adamantly opposed to remote/virtual... — read more
Layoff notifications happened in Greenville today...it’s going down. Any more news on this? How many people were laid off? And more importantly, is it over or are we looking at even more notifications today or next week or is this it? Sometimes I... — read more
Sad that so many more dedicated, top performing employees were informed this week of their impending end date. I wish attrition numbers were really reviewed from a statistical performance perspective. Loyalty came from the folks who have been here... — read more