Topics regarding layoffs at Nokia Corp.
LOL: "We’re also glad that the Finnish company, Nokia — it’s a great company — a global leader in 5G technology, is developing its cutting-edge products right here in the United States at Bell Labs in New Jersey."
Time for white-collar jobs to unionize in USA: https://www.vox.com/recode/2019/9/24/20880727/google-workers-unionized-contractors-hcl-tech-activism
I started in Network Systems Shortly after divestiture in Newark NJ. years later, and after a spin off, a merger, then an acquisition, what is left is that stuff that floats to the top as our management. For you old timers, just Sit back, and wait... — read more
Here is a 2017 severance package: https://www.benefitanswersplus.com/active_m/spd/severance_plan_01012017.pdf
It's been really quiet lately, too quiet for my taste. I prefer knowing something is coming and preparing for any possibility than being caught completely off guard (which has happened several times before.) So if anybody has any info on layoffs... — read more
Nokia distances itself from boss's warning over Huawei 5G kit https://www.bbc.com/news/technology-48790746 Nokia's chief technology officer Marcus Weldon told the BBC that the UK should be wary of using the Chinese hardware. He said Huawei's telecoms... — read more
Trump Administration May Require ALL 5G Equipment To Come From Outside China https://wccftech.com/trump-administration-may-require-all-5g-equipment-to-come-from-outside-china/ — read more
Do you like working for Nokia?
Huawei might be copping the biggest punches when it comes to security sceptics, but no-one is benefitting in this current state of purgatory.
Some Optical locations in USA are NOT hiring experienced laid-off internal Mobil Network employees but young engineers and H1B, why? Only selective few who have connections (with MN mangers who are now mangers in Optical) are being hired and others... — read more
Isn't USA concerned about Nokia and Ericsson 5G Network being made in China and used by USA (ATT, Tmobil, Sprint, Verizon, US Cellular)? What percentage of Nokia/Ericsson 5G Network is being developed in USA versus China (that will be used by USA... — read more
Where and how many?
Nice job Rajeev!
Would you recommend joining Nuage? Currently working for a struggling company in the same tech space, are things better in Nuage? GL reviews seem good aside of lower than average pay and benefits. — read more
You can qualify for some additional US unemployment under a special program since the jobs are considered to have been "offshored." It is detailed and complicated like any government program. If you qualify, apply for "regular" unemployment and the... — read more
Anyone know what Nokia USA's current layoff severance package is? I heard someone say there was some recent change by Nokia where one would get an extra year of severance by taking some course ??
Nokia and Ericsson 5G is also developed in China, so I don't understand what makes these companies any more secure then their Chinese competitors? Do you? Nokia Positions Itself as More Secure Than Rival Huawei... — read more
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BQovQUga0VE (watch what happens to Nokia brand) https://www.forbes.com/sites/avidan/2019/02/24/the-lesson-of-the-kraft-heinz-nosedive-radical-cost-cutting-is-out-brands-are-back/#514733f67d1e Copied from this post... — read more
This is my opinion only - Management screws up time and time again. And we are left to clean up their mess by giving up our weekends and late evening with family while the higher ups get their big fat bonus check and a salary increase. I couldn't... — read more
Nokia Plots Job Cuts Outside Europe https://www.lightreading.com/business-employment/jobs/nokia-plots-job-cuts-outside-europe/d/d-id/749199 — read more
Nokia Targets 1,330 Job Cuts in Europe https://www.lightreading.com/business-employment/jobs/nokia-targets-1330-job-cuts-in-europe/d/d-id/748890? — read more
https://www.latribune.fr/technos-medias/telecoms/nokia-veut-de-nouveau-reduire-ses-effectifs-en-france-803910.html Finnish giant telecom equipment announced removal of 460 positions in France — read more
Nokia Bell schrapt 107 jobs in Antwerpen https://www.nieuwsblad.be/cnt/dmf20190115_04104870 — read more
The Finnish network equipment manufacturer Nokia wants to reduce 520 out of 3500 jobs in Germany. https://vaaju.com/austriaeng/nokia-removes-hundreds-of-jobs-in-germany/ — read more
Starting a thread for March 2019 layoffs. Please post with location, number of cuts, and org.
Nokia to shed 350 jobs in Finland as part of cost cuts https://www.reuters.com/article/us-nokia-redundancies/nokia-to-shed-350-jobs-in-finland-as-part-of-cost-cuts-idUSKCN1P9137 — read more
Old News but relevant today with Huawei CFO arrest in Canada and an employee of Huawei arrest in Poland. What does that tell you about the Nokia Shanghai Bell joint venture? And the development of Nokia 5G being done in China. Nokia and China Huaxin... — read more
May your job search be short and your severance package be long!
Nokia will totally F--K up any 5G projects they get. Small Cell and now all mmWave is under the control of a Sales VP and a Marketing Director. Everything must be done fast with a minimum amount of people and money. Any resources in China are totally... — read more
Reminder: if you know or suspect that your employer is abusing H1B visas, you can drop a tip to ReportH1BAbuse @ uscis.dhs.gov
Rouanne is out, Tervonen is out - who is next ? There is still a pile of dic---ads with no f---ing clue about R&D, busy playing their political games. — read more
How's the job market for folks who recently got RIFed from Nokia Wireless in USA? If you found a job, which company is hiring and in what state?
Any action tomorrow?
Nokia CEO: 5G will start to launch in 2019 and 2020 https://www.cnbc.com/video/2018/11/09/nokia-ceo-5g-will-start-to-launch-in-2019-and-2020.html — read more
https://hothardware.com/news/intel-architectural-summit-set-early-december "It will also be interesting to see if Intel discusses Cannon Lake. Intel's transition to 10nm has been challenging to say the least, with numerous delays pushing back volume... — read more
Will there be any Nokia Layoffs in 2019?
Don't you just love it when the official story is that major cuts in annual operating expenses will come from a variety of areas, when we all know they are simply looking to reduce the headcount as much as they can? Variety of areas my behind... — read more
Let's face it, at the end of the day, only the new Dallas location and the new California location will survive with about 2000 employees in Dallas and 1000 employees in CA. You don't have to go far to figure out Nokia's plan, just look at what they... — read more
NEVER TOO EARLY TO PLAN AHEAD MORE SITE CLOSURES MAYBE — read more