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
The other shoe has finally dropped after Nokia bought Alcatel-Lucent in a deal that guaranteed the French government the jobs would stay and even increase in France, it is now for the former ALU USA employees to pay the price for that deal. USA in... — read more
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
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Do you like working for Nokia?
These wireless oam modules would be transfer to other sites soon. They are campaigning to get some 5G related jobs inside the company. No idea of the progress of 5G development process. Is it possible that they can find some 5G job internally?
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
Here is a 2017 severance package: https://www.benefitanswersplus.com/active_m/spd/severance_plan_01012017.pdf
Where and how many?
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Starting a thread for March 2019 layoffs. Please post with location, number of cuts, and org.
I'm likely to be offered a job with the Nuage team ? Is it doing good ? How is the team compared to the rest of Nokia ?
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 ??
Will there be any Nokia Layoffs in 2019?
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
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
Many talented Nokia engineers in highly skilled customer-facing positions for LTE customers in the U.S. were let go, at the New Jersey site in particular, on 7/19/2018. Any further details about what’s going on?? In January this year the System... — read more
Why are there still so many H1B employees working for Nokia USA when there are so many layoffs in Nokia USA? Every month, there are so many applications for renewals or hire posted for H1B - even in software development. There are so many qualified... — 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
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?
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
Nokia Bell schrapt 107 jobs in Antwerpen https://www.nieuwsblad.be/cnt/dmf20190115_04104870 — 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
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
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
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
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
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
Verizon has picked Samsung and Ericsson for 5G Trials. Why isn't Nokia in these trials? Is it because Nokia's 5G equipment doesn't meet Verizon's standard? If the development of 5G was done by former ALU folks in MH NJ (who have build a top notch... — read more