Qualcomm Inc. Layoffs

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Hits keep coming

Now that EU is done with Google, they are back on Qualcomm's "predatory pricing" case. Which could end up costing us anywhere from one to 2.2 billion. Which will be made up the only way they know how, through layoffs. The joys of working for... read more


Did anyone get their severance from the Jun 19 last day group? I thought the eagle was supposed to drop by 30 days post layoff.

No deal and no extension

NXP Semiconductors (NASDAQ:NXPI) drops 3.1% after Qualcomm’s (NASDAQ:QCOM) CEO tells The New York Times the acquisition deal is likely caught in the China trade war ahead of the July 25 deal termination date.

Retention bonus

Retention bonus = they don't want you to leave "for now" No retention bonus = you are dispensable.

Ideal Qualcomm employee

Employers like Qualcomm are ideally looking for an employee: who has the wisdom of a 50 year old, the experience of a 40 year old, the drive of a 30 year old, and the pay scale of a 20 year old. I stole this from Facebook (it was for another... read more

retention package seems to be another disaster

I heard only a few "unfairly" selected people got the retention rsu, and the rest is totally pissed off. It severely ruins their working morale again. They will be looking for better opportunities and flee away. Then what's the purpose of the... read more

Server Division

In case somebody here missed this, here are a few of the questions regarding Server Division answered: What Is Qualcomm Really Doing With Its Server Division?... read more

In the end, QC always comes out on top

AVGO, INTC, MTK,... Who's next?!?! Play the game, get burned! Shareholder lawsuits are like complaining liberals, ain't nobody got time for that. Don't hate, appreciate. QC had long term vision, always has always will. Even got rid of trouble players... read more

July 25 can't come soon enough

If what I'm reading is true, we are finally going to drop the efforts to buy NXP. I hope this is true. This whole saga has gone on for far too long. Maybe, just maybe now we'll be able to focus on important stuff once again. And if we do that, we... read more

Stop data center

Stop data cener efforts and instead put that money and resource in iot, partnering with tesla audi bmw , in healthcare. Future for healthcare is huge in america. Tonnne of money for healthcare, extend iot to agree too. Focus only on 4 cores now... read more

Auto, AR/VR

Market seems to think we're still a mobile parts supplier company with a based business model. What's the future of these teams?

no proper execution and only hype

Qualcomm doesnt know how to prioritize and execute well. No strategy no open eye. since 2016 , people are fearful of trump and trade war, still qualcomm kept china as last country to sign deal. It should have been first one. even before deal if qcom... read more

Question about WARN

This might be a stupid question, but I can't seem to find the answer anywhere so here it goes. When a company submits a WARN notice, are the people who are going to be laid off in that round notified immediately or do they find out after the 60 days... read more

Looks like we should all switch to manufacturing

Just read an article in WSJ that touts job security as the new perk of manufacturing jobs. Looks like if we want to stop stressing about having a job every day, we should tear up our degrees and find a job in the nearest factory. If it wasn't sad, it... read more

COBRA benefits

Has anyone availed the COBRA benefits after leaving in May\June? Are the monthly premiums worth taking the benefit?

Do we have a chance?

It looks like Qualcomm is in the running for Apple's 5G modem chips. This could be really good for us, if there was a chance to come out on top. Do we have that chance?... read more

The Goose is Cooked

This is the metaphor. It is over. Qualcomm is soon to be the cooked goose and eated by the wolfs.

Career Planning after Layoffs

(source below) How to Bounce Back After Getting Laid Off - Harvard Business Review - CAREER PLANNING by Rebecca Knight JULY 31, 2015 Losing your job is hard. It dents your self-esteem; it’s tough on your bank account; and if you’re not smart about... read more

Motley Fool Article

Three reasons NXP deal will not happen. Good reasons https://www.google.com/amp/s/www.fool.com/amp/investing/2018/04/18/3-reasons-qualcomm-wont-close-the-nxp-deal-in-2018.aspx

Quitting Epidemics

Have you noticed a significant increase in farewell emails lately. Over last four weeks I had four friends quit, all with 10 or more years with Qualcomm - I have never witnesses anything like this before. Have we reached the inflection point and now... read more

Anybody tried the data science masters at UCSD

Any success in getting your department to reimburse the 39k fee in current company scenario. I have a masters degree but am finding it impossible to crack or even get interviews. Can somebody provide genuine insights on managing work and school... read more

How did we get here?

I noticed recently that nobody smiles or laughs at the office anymore. Actually, there is an occasional laugh, but it pretty much only happens when somebody is turning the situation at Qualcomm into a joke or when somebody is bashing management. How... read more

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