Are there any layoff plans? Im really hoping for one to GTFO.
Then I will GTFO
5G will... This is what I have been hearing the last five years.
Thinking of applying to Q but wondering what the COVAX policy is?
Is anyone aware of any attempt (past or present) to form a union inside QCOM?
Does our leadership even want to make Q more innovative? It seems to me that they do not, because they easily give up innovative people to other companies.
I left Qualcomm San Diego couple of years ago after I realized it is not a place for innovation and it is full of toxic office politics. I moved to a better company and I have achieved in the new place much more than what I would have achieved at... — read more
Shareholders need and deserve to hear news that should be available to the public without having to wait for leaks to cause price declines to affect the share price. PROVIDE MORE INFORMATION TO SHAREHOLDERS
I am interested in the experiences of those who got a job with direct competitors. I would most prefer that the company I applied to is not a Q competitor because I feel very uncomfortable going over to the competition. Did those who crossed... — read more
A close colleague recently moved to another company and told me that he had a hard time getting that job because he turned out to be a lot less marketable than he thought it was. The reason is atrophy of skills after staying here for many years. So... — read more
What is your reaction to news like this: MediaTek is slowly eating away Qualcomm’s share of the mobile chipset market ? https://www.techspot.com/news/91132-mediatek-slowly-eating-away-qualcomm-share-mobile-chipset.html I agree with the last... — read more
I ran away from a company that didn’t have any learning culture and I’m here now, but it’s not exactly great here in that sense either. In fact, I was hoping to have a lot more opportunities to upgrade my skillset. Maybe it's up to me, I don't know... — read more
Does Qualcomm IT track job searching from company laptop? Will this be reported to my VP if I looked for a job at Apple or Google or Mediatek?
I've become a convert. I now believe layoffs are the best thing that can happen to any one of us. Walking away with a nice sum certainly beats continuing to work for this loser company. It also beats being fired, and that's been happening more and... — read more
There was a time when people were clamoring to work at Qualcomm. There was a concentrated effort to draw in the best, and the best were happy to come work here. That is now distant history. Now, the goal seems to be to get rid of the best because... — read more
Come on, Q is one of the most relax and over-staffed tech company. They hire 3 guys for a job that is usually being done by 1 guy in many other companies. And then build up a huge management lines to fit in so many management positions. when I worked... — read more
These people are completely discriminated at Qualcomm, while in fact they are people from whom everyone could have a lot to learn from. My colleague who was an excellent employee resigned because he could no longer bear the pressure he had just... — read more
Am I the only su---r who has to work minimum 60-hour weeks?
Some engineers leave their jobs in QIPL Hyderabad and are hired by fake consultancy companies in US. Then SD manager hires these people, and take a cut of the engineers salary for a few years, on top of an initial payment. This is happening in... — read more
What's this team? It's got 30 full timers with a VP and a half a dozen directors and above who cant code to save their lives.
The only thing I'm currently happy with at Q is payment. I started looking for another job and got two offers. I'm still debating whether it is worth accepting a new job that is much more challenging but paid less. My problem here is that the job has... — read more
I only have Q experience and talked about MSM during the whole interview and how I improved performance year or year and it landed me a job with Apple!
Someone here mentioned that in the last 15 years, all the company has been doing is buying or incorporating things rather than inventing something by itself. I know people who say it's not that much of a problem. Do you also think that it is not so... — read more
I've noticed that with the majority of other companies, people move on once they leave. Whether they were laid off or walked away, they never look back. Not with Qualcomm. Years on, people still hold on to the hate. You mention Qualcomm to them, and... — read more
I recently had an interview with Google and they asked me “why did you stay at Qualcomm so long? Qualcomm hasn’t produced a new product in years - did you feel you were gaining skills that would help you advance in big tech at Qualcomm? I really... — read more
I know this isn’t the place for this but I need some advice. I was hired on almost 2 years ago and sometimes I feel as if my career is becoming stagnant. I’ve spoken with my manager about the possibility of being placed in another BU to gain more... — read more
JT should be fired!
This company is a shell of what it once was.
There is always talk of older employees with more experience as the most common target for layoffs. Out of sheer curiosity, how often does it happen that Qualcomm puts on the layoff list the people it has only recently hired, who have only been there... — read more
I hear this more and more often, that Q is not a good place for career development. It makes me a little sad because I had a different idea about this company. I had high expectations when I applied for a job here a little over a year ago... — read more
It's both funny and sad that Qualcomm has conditioned its employees in a way that their two biggest fears are the opposites of the same thing. People are scared of being laid off while at the same time they are afraid they will not be laid off and... — read more
So Q (ie JT) is convinced they don't need a processor team since they can license cores from ARM. They blow up the QCT processor team and totally disregard that ARM can be aquired from a competitor like NVIDIA. Now, it's oh cr-p, we need a CPU team... — read more
Qualcomm in theory is a technology company. Thus, in theory, Qualcomm is constantly looking for the next great business idea… Marisol, QTV, Qualcomm health, Qualcomm IOS and all have failed and resulted in big layoffs. Qualcomm was best known as a... — read more
China is slowing, lay off announcement coming in August. Surprise to many including myself when I got the news.
No explanation given.
*In other words, a doomsday scenario for Qualcomm - in which NVIDIA hoards all of Arm's latest designs, raises licensing fees across the board, and launches more advanced Arm chips to challenge its Snapdragon chips - probably won't occur. NVIDIA will... — read more
Major layoffs in audio, camera, video. Dark times ahead. No demand for chips. Stock price about to tumble(inside information).
Rule 70, 72, 75 keeps being mentioned on various Qualcomm-related forums but I can't figure out what it is. When I Google it, some of it comes back with some investment cr-p which I'm sure has nothing to do with it and some gives me some legal bylaws... — read more