Many of the people that were laid off were productive and some were even at customer place clocking money for SAP. Whoever who is talking about people "spinning in low production mode" in multiple threads, please go somewhere else. You do not need to... read more
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SAP prefers customer move to Cloud.. only Cloud growth can justify SAP stock price now.. even maintenance which used to be the sacred cow is now axed...
Employees are going through retrenchment at SAP right now. They pitch it as a DBS "cloud transformation" and reskilling program, but it is cost cutting at the core. Despite high sales, profit margin is not looking that good at SAP as the costs are... read more
Do you know if they are planning to change the standard severance package for the US? I know that Germany has different rules but I am curious if we are sticking with the plan as it relates to US resources that are being let go. Also, anyone has... read more
Restructuring @ SAP happens every year in Q1 and is over by the time SAPphire takes place - we should agree on this... Every company has its top performers and bottom dwellers, top performers stay - if you are at the bottom you will be let go... read more
I am understanding that there will be a staff reduction in February of 2017 and that managers are preparing for it and ranking employees. What is very bad about this is that the layoff would occur before the bonus payouts in march 2017. About how... read more
Whenever you think you are somewhat stable and safe think about it two times - you may be wrong. For example people, right now, are talking about job cuts here in Germany.
It's quite clear the "restructuring charges for 2016" that was publicly announced are much lesser than that in 2015. Nevertheless, there was talk from more than 1 country that people from entire departments were asked to reapply for the same job, but... read more
There are some seriously bad practices being done by some of the managers, they use intimidation/punishment tactics on employees trying to establish fear based culture. I think it's time for HR leadership to wake up, start talking to actual employees... read more
Seriously, this would be a great company if they could only know how to pick mid-level managers - if they aren’t inexperienced, then they are abusive, and I don’t know which of these two types is worse. In addition, there to many people on mid-level... read more
Now, get ready for the next wave of layoffs, it should start in Q1 2016. That's my prediction - you never know but I have a feeling that they will want to continue cutting resources in order to improve cash flow and save for an upcoming acquisitions... read more
The plan is to run this company into ground - I just do not get his strategy aside from firing thousands of people and laying off talent that we acquired over decades...
Do we know how many people were let go here in SAP (USA) and what our plans for next quarters are as it relates to layoffs. I've heard a ton of rumors but it's hard to figure out what's really happening as there is quite a bit of noise and unreliable... read more
Layoffs continue at SAP. SAP says goodbye to most of its BO folks.
SAP announced that it will cut 3,000 jobs as 2009 will "remain challenging" and offer "limited visibility." SAP didn't specify what departments would get hit. The layoffs are expected to save 300 million to 350 million euro starting in 2010, the... read more