Red Hat Layoffs

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Red Hat CEE 2020

Congratulations CEE VP's & Directors. You've finally acheived your goal of top down management & ruling with fear. No more questions & input from those annoying OG RHatters. IBM assimilation will be complete with the virus layoffs that are sure to... —  read more 

Culture @ redhat

I've been at Red Hat so long now (12 years) that it can be easy to take things for granted, but the biggest thing is just how open and transparent a company it is. There's not a lot of silo's or little kingdoms fighting each other, we're all... —  read more 

Red Hat layoffs Sept 2019

A dozen that I know of personally across several divisions. Most were 10+ year veterans. The layoffs were kept on the down low as it was only a few in each department. Senior management continues to trumpet about how "smooth the merger is" and never... —  read more 

Getting Ready

Red hat people, you may think you're safe, but the first year revenue stumbles, the absorption will start. It'll begin by moving to common benefits, then common salary bands and other hr practices, then aligned development processes, and finally... —  read more 

After one year, all bets are off

Execs and seniors will be on retention bonuses. So you wont see much change for 1 yr plus. After that ... all bets are off. Your current departments will get merged into IBM. It will start with sales and support. They will be asked to eventually... —  read more 

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Post ID: @OP+VUhTaVt

Start looking for new jobs

Don't be naive folks. More importantly, don't lull others into false sense of security. Chances are, by this time next year half of you will be gone from Red Hat. IBM is known for laying off en masse from companies it acquires. There is no reason for... —  read more 

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Post ID: @OP+VU8NqG9

I don't think it will be that bad for us

A lot of people are panicking at the office and here about many, many layoffs we are looking at with the IBM acquisition, but I think people are overreacting. If anybody is going to face major layoffs, it will be IBM. We are being acquired for a... —  read more 

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Post ID: @OP+VTljECw

Hope for the best, expect the worst

That is how these things go. If you are in a job that is obviously duplicated like finance, purchasing, etc., be prepared to be made redundant. If you are technical, you may have longer. Don’t be placated with the same BS that they tell the customers... —  read more 

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Post ID: @OP+VS8MaxN

Thank you RedHat for saving IBM

This is the most perfect acquisition done by IBM. RedHat will be savior of IBM which was loosing its market and was dying slowly. Congratulations IBM is back.

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Post ID: @OP+VSgpgAr

Layoffs is coming

This forum was so passive in couple of years, but I know that with IBM acquisition you soon will see a lot of activities . "Big blue" will cut a lot as they always do and this is by far their biggest acquisition. But like Dell cut in EMC , you soon... —  read more 

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