I left IBM five years ago and one of the reasons was the company's treatment of older employees. I didn't want to find myself over fifty and worried about my job every single day. I got an offer from Oracle and I was more than happy to accept. Now it... — read more
Topics regarding layoffs at Oracle Corp.
You are the heart and soul of Oracle Corporation. Job well done for the latest earnings!
I haven’t gotten a raise in almost three years. I thought of staying here until the end of the year and then giving notice, however, it also happened that I spent an enormous amount of time and energy finishing a job, and then all the credit for that... — read more
I was laid off June of 2017 and quickly found a job at MongoDB... before the IPO. 4 years later my fully vested options are worth over 1 million. Getting laid off from Oracle was the 2nd best thing that happened in my career. I was coasting on... — read more
http://andrewwatters.com/law/oracle/Maynard-Koran%20-%20FAC.pdf Still thinking about this. Horrible thing to happen to this man. Glad he had the presence of mind to keep all the recordings and documents. There has got to be nothing more... — read more
My Management has asked me to attend late evening calls with Offshore teams. Had to feed them with information and walk through each step. I smell something is not right.
Oracle stock may not be looking good for the remainder of 2021. this company will make me rich going down. All my puts are lined up nicely for a handsome profit. This is Not a financial advice
I created a great new project. I thought it might be something to work on for quite some time. I worked every weekend for 8 months. Then, the people I was working with told me to document everything and get out. Document, document... — read more
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Another year. Another BS program to give HR something to do. Two things I heard from sr rat mgmt. guy named Miranda; who I actually enjoyed listening to said, “Amazon is not secure. They don’t do security well.” And Mille Sicilia. Former chancellor... — read more
It’s 5am my time. I woke up and thought of this site after yesterday having a customer call where there was absolutely no emotion left, I didn’t care what the customer said and acted like I was reading off a teleprompter cause I honestly have nothing... — read more
Someone said that layoffs aren't occurring because there is so much attrition going on that layoffs are not needed in a lot of areas. I'd like to hear from those people who have left recently. I left a while ago after being screwed over. ... — read more
Don't you find weird how much money Oracle is willing to spend to pay great people to leave the company? Other companies are making sure to keep their top talent no matter the price because they realize their worth, but not Oracle. I'm not sure if... — read more
I had this saved but never read it. My God does it describe Oracle to a tee. If you’re a management rat reading this site, read this loud and clear and then recite to your family. Fearful people need to have other fearful people around them. Of... — read more
When did we become a yes-man and yes-woman company? When did disagreeing with anybody in the management on ANYTHING become something that could endanger your job and fast-track your name on the layoff list? When did new ideas become undesirable and... — read more
Which one is a better company to work with?
They got rid a man who had fantastic knowledge and skills. Real reasons unknown. Then they showed the door to a colleague with whom it was a pleasure to work and from whom much could be learned. What is that? Get rid of people who actually know... — read more
Why do some say that today it is no longer possible to build a career at Oracle and that no one should hope to succeed at it here anymore? The company has things to complain about, like any other company after all, but I would love to stay here for... — read more
Leaked documents show just how much Oracle's cloud unit is modeling itself after Amazon by telling employees 'don't be a jerk' and 'put customers first'... Source links (original and archived): Archived, if behind a paywall:... — read more
Not that I think that we are any more special than the next company, but Oracle had its share of layoffs, and from what I can see they haven’t been covered by the media at all. I know that the company tries to keep a low profile in terms that they... — read more
Another day of comedy in GBU world. Another lap dog of some VP posting on slack to ask for charitable donations. I wanted to ask if she was so out of touch with our reality that she doesn’t know how many people have gotten nothing. Then I realized... — read more
Lots of potential! There are hundreds of jobs available, particularly if you are young and lack any real experience! Where else can you go and get paid more than the guy next to you with seven years experience, and several Oracle... — read more
Welcome to the new fiscal year!
Even before I got the job here, I knew I was going to go through a lot of stress at Oracle. However, while in the previous company I faced the fears of what will happen in the future because the management was constantly making bad decisions, as well... — read more
go get some real work, do not waste your life here.
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Anyone that was laid off in the US within the last 18 months heard anything from Oracle yet about how to sign up for the free Biden COBRA insurance, now that the IRS has published it's guidance for employers? The law (or executive order, whichever... — read more
My friend is considering quitting his Oracle job. He plans to give his manager an one month notice. What are the chances he would be terminated shortly after giving the notice? And would be that termination considered a layoff (with severance) or... — read more
I was at Oracle for a little over 20 years, and most of those years were terrific for me. I had zero incentive then to leave Oracle most of those years, as I worked with some of the best colleagues one could work with, was valued by my management and... — read more
Is BDC RM a good role? What’s the base and commission, it seems so desirable wanna see if it’s worth the hype...
https://crywnews.com/business/oracle-insiders-say-there-is-a-culture-of-fear-under-the-leadership-of-its-key-cloud-unit/ Great article. If you read the lawsuit about TG, then this article has a lot of background info. I can see why TG was... — read more
Heard it today from a reliable source. OCI will be culling some people in the coming month or so in both DJ and CM orgs. Unneeded and low priority teams have been identified. Some teams have already had top performers reallocated to other areas... — read more
The title says it all. I was laid off last week after six months with Oracle. Why even bother and hire me? Why let me go through the training process (as poor as it was?) I can't imagine that this was in any way beneficial to the company. So can... — read more
https://www-mercurynews-com.cdn.ampproject.org/c/s/www.mercurynews.com/2021/05/24/oracle-buyer-big-downtown-san-jose-office-tower-real-estate-tech/amp/ SAN JOSE — A buying group that includes a veteran local real estate firm and an investment fund... — read more
I assumed fear was the predominant energy in this company as well, but I couldn’t believe the problem was so big here. Fear overpowers trust every time and I'm losing the will to work here, no matter how happy I am with some other things. When I'm... — read more