350 Samsung employees were let go during a global pandemic (and after exceeding sales targets) simply to meet a number set by Korea. Who was let go was up to each department head. As usual at Samsung, favoritism rules over competency and many top... — read more
Topics regarding layoffs at Samsung
Found out my 3rd party employer who had Samsung Appliance contract lost contract to competitor Premium when out of work looking on Indeed.com . My old job was posted for my area but with competitor Premium!
Has there been anything new on the subject?
Many good people got notified this week. It’s a shame SEA is letting go of good people in the midst of a growth year.
Have you guys completely switched to WFH?
It is absolutely a disgrace that my 2016, ~$1,500 55" Smart TV has a bad screen and it would cost ~$1500 to fix it. And if you Google the problem, lots of folks having similar issues. Clearly, Samsung cannot make a quality TV. Don't waste your... — read more
I heard there will be a lay-off/restructuring at SSIC in San Jose. How true is that? I’m currently going through the interview process and would prefer to avoid a team that is being torn apart.
Weak managers and political technical leads, trivial innovation, not great execution, layers over layer of big undeserved hierarchies, not a lot to actually do per person, over-sized, political game of throne division culture. SARC CPU were... — read more
https://www.extremetech.com/mobile/299438-cpu-layoffs-samsung-semiconductor The Samsung R&D Center in Austin, Texas (SARC) was founded in 2010 to develop CPUs and system IP, including interconnects and memory controllers. Development for... — read more
The Foundry / Manufacturing plant is doing just fine. There was no communication about any layoffs, people are confident that we’ll be here for a while – I think there is enough executive support and money in CapEx to support the Foundry for a while... — read more
Anyone heard about layoffs in SARC Austin teams?
Heard they let everyone go today. Closing and heading to Taiwan,
Anyone heard about layoffs in New Jersey?
Rumor from good sources is that 25-30% of the Austin SARC GPU team got let go. Silicon/Comp Arch companies across Austin are having “open houses” for Samsung employees.
According to a new report from The Wall Street Journal, Samsung may have found some shady business practices within its own U.S. marketing team. Two thing are for certain, though: the company abruptly laid off many of its marketing employees and the... — read more
From what I understand, not too many people were hit - this had something to do with an audit of marketing operations. I can't be sure, though. My main worry right now is that this is just a start, an intro to something much bigger that will be... — read more
Posting here with a hope that someone important will listen and understand. Not sure why gpu team keeps hiring engineers. Each team has 2x engineers than work and a hunger games like work env, where it is about how much work u can steal from others... — read more
Am I the only one who is truly worried about the latest news of drop in profits? I believe we'll be looking at major layoffs across the company if the trend continues for more than a couple of quarters. And frankly, I don't see smartphone demand... — read more
In the fall of 2014, I was laid off from Samsung ... BY STEPHANIE CARSON (Link Below) This past week, after being unemployed for about 10 months, I started a new job at the American Heart Association. Words cannot express how grateful I am for the... — read more
Profits thru the roof, Chips are selling like hot cakes... http://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/business/samsung-forecasts-best-quarterly-profit-in-over-three-years-as-c/3659340.html
SAMSUNG announced to sell its printing biz to Hp in 2017 and in prior to the deal, to spin off the division with the total 6 thousand employees altogether on Nov 1st 2016. This plan is thought to be a sound way of a massive layoff. The calamity of... — read more
HR team started again background check and I heard samsung wants to terminate employees who doesn't have proper employment records, even big companies getting closed, cannot expect small consultancy to live on for more years, How can samsung expect... — read more
There are so many IT layoff this year, how are we all going to find another job especially with China now even producing fab chips/asics. I know everyone thinks India/Indian's are a big threat and taking over our jobs. Yes, I agree to some point but... — read more
Samsung has many faces you never know what's going to happen there - many groups, they open one group and hire 1000 people and they decide to close a different group and lay off 500 people. That's kind of how it works with layoffs at Samsung, you... — read more
How likely is it?
Is that true
Samsung has really been doing bad on the stock market. This has pretty much caused their company a whole pile of pain. The NIQJ of Samsung really needs to imporve the sidement of EJR. How do you fellow Layoff users think the stock is going to do in... — read more
Apparently some problems with their latest rev and foundry is making the cost of an internal US team duplicating what can be churned out overseas is not worth it. I was told 3.5k laid off but I'm not sure if that makes sense, seems like too many?
Samsung continues to mismanage their business. They have incredible products but they can't stay ahead of the curve. They should never have went Oxynos, even that name itself sounds like a disease. They should have stuck with the Qualcomm apps... — read more
If you followed what happen at the end of 2014 you will realize that 2015 cannot be a good year for Samsung. Two dozens of executives within Samsung’s IT and mobile communications unit have been fired or demoted back in December 2014. There are wide... — read more