A moment of silence for those soon-to-be-fallen former Nokia employees. https://wraltechwire.com/2023/06/29/red-hat-to-add-350-employees-in-cloud-deal-with-nokia-sees-wide-range-of-new-customers/
Anyone hearing anything ?
The IBM Borg Collective says resistance is futile!!!! secret memo describes discussions between Arvind and Hicks Red Hat is IBM and will be expected to act like it No more Raleigh Hippie Commune living!!
I know the times are tough and the budgets were sliced but is it still possible though?
If AI/ ML is so great lets replace flunkies like Hicks Nash Dudeck ALL C-\Suite
Communication about layoffs is very poor. Why is that? Despite everything, I expected little more transparency.
About a month ago, my boss along with my colleagues was singing praises about how crucial I was for the upcoming projects. My boss even said that my contributions were going to be so important for the success of the team. And then, out of nowhere, I... — read more
and a match!
The explanation for the cuts in my opinion can only be the greed of the leadership. Is there any justification at all for these cuts because I don't see it?
Most companies are 2 months and a week for every year. They stated it was going to be above market. Curious to know what that means so when the next round of layoffs happen, we know what to expect.
I know a few people who wouldn't mind leaving if severance is good enough. If they offered voluntary buyouts, they would probably jump at the opportunity and some of us who want to stay would be saved. This would be a win/win/win situation, for the... — read more
and Ba----d Baby Blue was born.....layoffs when profits are good a sign of corporate greed and malfeasance. This is the antithesis of everything RH stood for. IBM better hope RH technology can catch them up to Google AWS and MS because peoplewise... — read more
I find it especially cruel that the leadership decided to let us know layoffs are happening and then add that it will take several weeks to implement them. That leaves all of us to think of nothing else but layoffs for weeks to come. And we all know... — read more
We already have some media coverage. Red Hat cutting hundreds of jobs, CEO says in letter to employees “We will reduce the associate base of Red Hat over the next few weeks,” Hicks wrote in the email. He said the layoffs would be “just under... — read more
Red Hat finally joins the rest of tech. 9am layoff call today, April 24th 2023. Sorry Red Hat friends.
Specifically, sales of software (includes hybrid platform & solutions, transaction processing) reached $5.8 billion, up 15.4% yoy at constant currency; hybrid platform & solutions up 10% in constant currency; and Red Hat up 21%. +21%, eh? ... — read more
Some say RH can actually be a pretty good place to work. Is anyone doing good here except those at the top of the hierarchy and maybe those for whom RH is a first job and are just getting their first work experiences?
Is it a good time to join RH? Thinking of applying for one of the documentation or tech writer jobs. Any insights into that department and decent comp?
IBM Hopes to Double Sales at Red Hat in Next Three Years International Business Machines Corp. IBM -1.97% hopes to double sales at its Red Hat open-source software unit in the next three years as Chief ... — read more
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
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
IBM’s Ginni Rometty Steps Down as CEO effective April 6. https://www.cnbc.com/2020/01/30/ibm-ceo-ginni-rometty-steps-down-arvind-krishna-to-take-over.html
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
Folks on AT&T board here are discussing an outsourcing deal with IBM that just got signed. There is a lot of anxiety and questions there. Maybe someone experienced in this may want to visit their forum and help them answer a question or two -... — read more
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
most of products taken over by IBM soon vanished from market, it has lost its touch with product development. It will have stop being a services firm to rediscover innovation as the process orientation of services destroys innovation and make company... — read more
My former company was acquired by IBM several years ago and became part of what is now known as Watson Health. This past May, about 50% of my former colleagues were laid off en masse, even though Watson Health is considered to be the IBM's "moonshot"... — read more
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
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
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