Topics regarding layoffs at Samsung

Topics regarding layoffs at Samsung

Smart move, Samsung!

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 

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Smart (Dumb) TVs

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 

Layoffs at SSIC?

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.

SARC layoffs media coverage

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 

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GPU team layoffs

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.

Marketing Layoffs in the US

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 

Samsung layoffs in US

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 

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Profit Records Set

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

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Post ID:  @OP+MGTil5v

Samsung started again background check and I heard samsung wants to terminate employees who doesn't have proper employment records.

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 

Lost jobs to China

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 

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Post ID:  @OP+H9s214e

SAMSUNG STOCK

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 

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Exynos team layoff?

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?

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Post ID:  @OP+CK8n7xx

2015 Bonus - Mismanagement

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 

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2015 Layoffs at Samsung

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 

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