Sell off more customers to dealers? Cease operations in less profitable areas? Layoffs? Or will we see something positive for a change? What is the wisdom of the crowd? Managers have been holed up in meetings quite often lately.
Topics regarding layoffs at Ricoh
So few employees may or may not know this but NLRB is a new that Obama passed which allows employees to have conversations about the company not to mention unions, layoffs, and any other details. You are in fact protected by this very law which... — read more
Any updates from Boulder? Layoffs?
Ricoh is shrinking. I’m sure some areas of the country are doing better than others, but it appears to me that the company is turning away from it’s traditional business of selling AND servicing it’s own equipment. It is allowing dealers to take over... — read more
Not getting a good sense of how many employees took the separation package. I only know of a couple in my area. What's everyone hearing?
Any truth to the rumor that managed services is being sold off?
There is most likely “dead wood” in every group. There are several individuals in my group who don’t deserve a job with Ricoh yet they remain. I’m talking about people who aren’t where they are supposed to be, sick days when they are not sick... — read more
I will probably accept the voluntary separation package even though I have zero prospects right now. I just have a feeling our jobs are in such jeopardy that we better take the offer or face being let go with much less. It really hurts to feel that... — read more
I'm not trying to be funny - I'm asking honestly. Ricoh has changed a lot in the past several years, to the point I'm no longer happy here. I've been wanting to leave for a while now, but the idea of a severance package is too enticing to just up and... — read more
HR was in the building today, training team is getting outsourced.
Ricoh again offering another round of voluntary separation Is this true? Who are the lucky winners?
Customers and Employees alike are suffering greatly at the hands of the VP of Process Improvement. Time and Time again the lack of foresight, planning, and poor execution as been evident to many, however mamages to keep this position. Placing blame... — read more
Has anyone heard if there will be another round of early retirement offers this year? I think all that received the offer last year are now gone and some areas are really struggling.
Even the VA is done with this company, All equipment needs to be picked up and removed asap. Should help the qtr end phantom forecast #'s that's spewing out of fearful(not fearless) leaders mouths. MAGA
Advice to any Ricoh employees that happen to read this: as of now (8-2017), Ricoh is continuing a very quiet sell off of its branches, where in most cases you will either be liquidated - or rehired by your new employer for lower pay and/ or benefits... — read more
Over here on the XRX side, we're all getting 'rebadged' to HCL. I started reading through your thread, and realize we must be working for the same company somehow! EXACT same threads on the Xerox site. I feel for you, we're going through the same... — read more
Email and send a copy to your congressman, Senator and the President. The second is a model that family members and friends can send to their representatives. Go to these representative’s twitter accounts and keep making comments about Ricoh holding... — read more
The best way for a failing company with little market awareness to succeed is to...fire half of its marketing organization? Well, that’s what the lunatic occupying the CEO office seems to think because they just reduced >150 long time marketing staff... — read more
I have so many thoughts about Ricoh and our business of outsourcing but I'll spare everyone from my rambling and keep this as brief as I can. I only worked there for 4 years but I've been a contractor since 1994, so I know how this game works. We... — read more
Early retirement people beginning to leave. More work/ driving for those who remain. No office, managers running offices from home, flagrant favoritism, back orders on parts, new machine inventories low or just not available, training is a joke... — read more
Ricoh has this "Grand" idea that they are creating what they call the "Engineering Center of Excellence" in Tucker, GA. They mention that they are combining the talents of several departments, which currently reside in West Caldwell, NJ with fresh... — read more
A company with a virus often exhiles it's antibodies vs. their mucus and then ponder why there is a continuing need to blow their nose.
This year (2018) in December, the company had a Christmas party. Less than 100 people attended, A DJ was hired, c-sino like tables for Black Jack were placed throughout the lunch room area. We had a buffet style catered, pretty much salad, pasta and... — read more
Outsourcing is continuing. Ricoh is closing Melbourne call center, laying off nearly 80 people in the process. This is probably just a start, with a lot more of the same to come. Sad but true... — read more
Has anyone heard any definitive rumors or other talk about this? Hexaware, the team in Mexico has started taking over several functions of the IT Support number and chat. It seems like the department is being eliminated?
When those who were not eliminated are leaving on thier own accord. Up tick in voluntary termination. More to come Ricoh, you burned bridges with your employees.
Jake Yamashita needs to get a grip on Ricoh, USA operations ASAP. Most likely already too late but seriously needs to clean house on Corp Leadership.
kioyshi Ichimura is most likely rolling in his grave. The poor man's hard work and vision going down the drain.
The latest Ricoh USA cut will haunt them. Too dumb to realize the negative chain of events about follow that will significantly impact sales. Short sighted leadership at its best. Always first seek to understand before being understood. Mix in Yes... — read more
Worst decision I ever made. Ricoh will continue to fail over the next two years. Channel conflict methodology creates team division! Icon management ruining company by protecting old Icon teammates. Management quits working 4th quarter of every year... — read more
1.5% budget towards merit increases, guess we're not that important. Keep adding insults to injury Joji and Donna V. What is your legacy? — read more
Protest of sending US jobs to offshore low wage counties and to those who have and soon will lose their job with Ricoh. What will be your legacy?
Here is your breakdown... Source below... NOTICE_DATE JOB_SITE_NAME COUNTY_NAME WDA_NAME TOTAL_LAYOFF_NUMBER LayOff_Date WFDD_RECEIVED_DATE CITY_NAME 10-Jul-18 Ricoh USA, Inc. Harris Gulf Coast WDA 28 08-Sep-18 13-Jul-18 Houston 10-Jul-18 Ricoh USA... — read more
Talk about shady. Manangers were told they needed to lower all Employee Annual Performance Reviews. For example if were at top metrics performer and a valued team member and warranted an exceeds expectations you were given a meets. Managers were told... — read more
You can do your own research as well. Please understand what you're giving up when you sign off. Severance Offers: When It Pays to Say “No Thank You” https://skloverworkingwisdom.com/blog/severance-offers-when-it-pays-to-say-no-thank-you/ — read more
https://asia.nikkei.com/Editor-s-Picks/Japan-Update/Ricoh-sees-profit-quintupling-in-fiscal-2018 Tons of layoffs, sending the work overseas. Lots of H1-B Visa employed at corporate office. (Not becuase of lack of talent available in the US, its... — read more
Ricoh, USA cut another 90+ Customer Administration positions. Sending the work overseas.
Between 200-250 jobs were eliminated at the end of March 2018. Jobs cut were across Office Services group. 30 days notice was given to those employees.
Between 40-45 people were laid off in Boulder, CO in March 2018.
Most of the article is focusing on Japan and Europe operations, but it's the last sentence that stands out: The Nikkei-Asian Review also reported that Ricoh has cut over 5,000 jobs in North America since beginning of this year... — read more