PepsiCo Inc. (Pepsi) Layoffs

Topics regarding layoffs at PepsiCo Inc. (Pepsi)

Childhood games

How to cause a large company to fail #200 Change the rules ("process ") midway, dont communicate, and then throw those trying to do what they can with what they know under the bus. Dont ever hope to win (be successful).

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Post ID: @108nXMA5

So much for PepsiCo acquisition strategy

PepsiCo goes and purchases South Africa's Pioneer Foods and the stock price goes down today. Another brilliant thought out idea from PepsiCo’s leadership(supposed)

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Post ID: @1077arTi

Any Chicago IT updates?

Any Chicago IT updates ? Are cuts on track for this year or are cuts delayed to next year? Last we heard a few months ago Chicago IT will be gone since they want 4 Hubs India Hub was to be up and running by 11/1 Is this on track or delayed?

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Post ID: @1060lke2

Changes in operations?

Lots of closed-door meetings and a town hall at the end of the month. Anyone hearing whispers?

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Post ID: @104lxpVK

First they cut IT budget year over year...

First they cut IT budget year over year, and then deeper mid-year cuts in the name of "productivity" - leaving people to figure out how to support systems with expired maintenance, obsolete hardware with no permitted outages, etc. When that... —  read more 

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Post ID: @103DGOhn

Changes in Chicago

meetings later on this week for all employees regarding changes to DSD. anyone know what this is about?

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Post ID: @1035Sw30

R&D Reorg Coming?

Has anyone heard about when the R&D reorg is coming? It’s absurd that it hasn’t happened yet, it’s looming in front of us and we all know it. Very difficult to keep focused.

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Post ID: @102U6Og6

The king has no clothes

Could it be that PepsiCo investors are seeing through the smoke and mirrors of their way of cutting costs and not adding any value to their products? It is so much easier for these so called leaders to purge the ranks of the people who got them to... —  read more 

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Post ID: @100xoPnC

Hostile working environment

I have been with the company 20+ years and it makes me sick we still have people that are abusive to our employees. A senior director told an employee he is sick of her using cancer as an excuse. EXCUSE ME? He swears and slams doors on his employees... —  read more 

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Post ID: @ZZtiAvT

Intervention

These posts are starting to sound like an AA Meeting. Everybody has an addiction to working for Pepsi and can’t seem to stop. Like an addict, you people come in and get your fix everyday knowing deep inside that it only leads to a dark place. You... —  read more 

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Post ID: @ZZbBR4t

I really want to quit my job today

The stress of it all is too much. I juggle two peoples jobs and have to deal with people around me that will no do theirs. And all the while my managers pay lip service that they are doing something to improve the situation but nothing gets better. I... —  read more 

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Post ID: @ZZUxeQM

The PepsiCo Way

I just read several dozen suggestions on The PepsiCo Way and it was brutal! I/T is being beat to a pulp. For those of us still standing in I/T, it was never meant to be like this. Most of us enjoyed our roles and chasing down issues. We thrilled at... —  read more 

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Post ID: @ZXeYdVe

Outsourced IT and HCL at the heart of Boeing's Problems

https://www.dallasnews.com/business/airlines/2019/06/28/boeing-increasingly-reliedon-outsourced-9-hour-engineers-test-software Excerpt from the Dallas Morning News: "In offices across from Seattle's Boeing Field, recent college graduates employed by... —  read more 

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Post ID: @ZNpoCWv

Time To sell

PepsiCo is under tremendous pressure to sell the beverage business. Whether they spin off bottling and seek it, or sell it outright, it’s a cost burden. Yes, Ramon said that would not happen under his watch but when has the leadership team ever been... —  read more 

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Post ID: @ZLt5Evv

This is only the tip of the iceberg

Is it possible responses to 'The PepsiCo Way' survey calling out multiple IT issues and failures under JD's tenure, i.e. the move toward a shared services approach, the last couple years are now just starting to be acknowledged? The dysfunction we've... —  read more 

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Post ID: @ZLZCq3D

Turning Point?

I have heard that senior leadership is now acutely aware of the talent that has been shown the door (or found it themselves) and is taking a very hard look at the Pepsi/offshore ratio compared to the increase in MIM/outage hours. Supposedly new waves... —  read more 

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Post ID: @ZJEMf4j

Former VP of ESSA moving into a CEO Role at RB

Not sure if this has been mentioned here as the news is a few weeks old, but the former ESSA VP is moving to a CEO role at RB - https://www.ft.com/content/2046674e-8c85-11e9-a1c1-51bf8f989972. Ok - moving into a CEO role is not an every day thing, so... —  read more 

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Post ID: @ZI1V27s

Buyouts

Are the terminations going to spread to other areas of the business or are they mainly focused on IT? I am 66 and was planning to stay till 70

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Post ID: @ZINaPp4

Integrity ? Loyalty ?

For over 25 years I heard a constant preaching of integrity, loyalty and leadership commitment from every corner of the PepsiCo organization. All I heard was how committed the leadership was to making sure fairness and equity was the core driver of... —  read more 

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Post ID: @ZFOOK1q

Felons

Since when Pepsico started hiring felons? I have 4 felons in my department, recent crimes. Are we that desperate?

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Post ID: @ZFyuU4U

Can this be true?

I heard some chatter yesterday that Pepsi is closely monitoring emails and other forms of internal communications for use against employees that are being released or have been terminated. Isn’t going through emails and phone texts of terminated... —  read more 

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Post ID: @ZE0OujH

Projects Continue

You see large scale projects running everywhere. Any idea what the projects are and when they complete? Could give insight to upcoming lay-off activity.

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Post ID: @ZCceI96

How come our reputation does not precede us?

People are still applying for jobs here. We get new employees all the time. How? Why? Does nobody really bother to google PepsiCo before trying to get a job here? Or at least after they get an offer? Just look at this site - if I saw something like... —  read more 

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Post ID: @ZAIN2ky

When?

yep, more is coming soon with Ops... it's never ending so get ready for the next wave. When is this supposed to happen? —  read more 

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Post ID: @ZyjA8GP

IT support for Field services ops to HCL

So everyone in field service will use HCL except Executives will keep dedicated Pepsico people double standard ? If they have so much confidence in moving IT support to HCL why not use them yourselves?? Referring to the IT communication on field... —  read more 

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Post ID: @ZwnKkrH

India job postings timing

Does anyone have info on when we will be notified/cut if our job is posted in India September ?

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Post ID: @ZwHUkrS

Latest group impacted: employee waste baskets

PepsiCo has turned itself into a Fortune 50 company that behaves like a frugal startup. With the penny pinching of “Smart Spend” and outsourcing of numerous teams to vendors (IBM, TCS, Cognizant, JLL, etc), they’ve now removed individual... —  read more 

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Post ID: @ZvZss8N

Payroll

If you process payroll you are probably ok. They need schmucks like us to get it processed even when the system is down. Oops, down for three hours...Too bad, we'll give you one extra hour to make it work. What a bunch of a-- wipes. I packed my desk... —  read more 

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Post ID: @ZukMpaI

Life is as good as you can make it

For months I have read the many comments about the layoffs and today it happens to be my time to add mine. First, For all of my former coworkers that were laid off or are about to be terminated, there is Life beyond this point. If you were employed... —  read more 

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Post ID: @ZuN0TqY

Is this recent?

40 admins in NY were cut. All older and all in the pension plan. Nice company When did this happen? There have been so many layoffs at PepsiCo lately (more than lately - last several years) that I'm having trouble keeping track of it all - so things... —  read more 

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Post ID: @Zt3bGew

Happy

I read all these posts and I understand the bitterness but there truly is life after Pepsi. They are not the only company out there doing what they do. I’m laid off and I’m looking at the bright side. I get a chance to do something I actually like... —  read more 

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Post ID: @ZtjQsa0

Drink a cold one and relax. Life’s too short

How about we all just take a few weeks off and sit by the beech. Cold beer, bbq, and no worries. My mind is absolutely worn out from worrying about whether or not I have a job each week. I think we should all finally start to recognize that life is... —  read more 

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Post ID: @ZrY59wX

Goodbye Garbage Company

As the 15th approaches, I can't help but think what a blessing in disguise getting canned has been. All the people who said there is life after pepsi on here know what they're talking about. The anger from dedicated (ex)employees is because we... —  read more 

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