SAP Layoffs

Topics regarding layoffs at SAP

sinking ship

It seems like every week i’m Getting more and more farewell emails. People are leaving the organization left and right out of free will. No new headcount is opening to replace these people.... Can anyone else relate ?

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Hasso Plattner

Said in May 2019: ““We have to change how we work and we have to use new talent.” “A cultural change is coming” “Germans would rather sit in front of the tv eating pretzels than innovate” This is coming for your own founder and fellow... —  read more 

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SAP's Last 6 Months

As I close out this assessment, the best I can say is that this has been a period of mixed fortunes. SAP is highly motivated to achieve the most positive media coverage it can because in the long haul it allows the company to both continue charging... —  read more 

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Post ID: @10qzwXuH

Customers have many options nowadays

For customer feedback, there is Medallia. For procurement, there is Coupa. For HR, there is Workday. For CRM, there is Salesforce. For analytics, there is SAS and Google. For SCM, there is o9. For Cloud platform, there is AWS and Azure. For DB, there... —  read more 

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Post ID: @ZWcZvzR

SAP is 4th leading company in this, oh my goodness

Here’s a new listing that SAP just got into! Did someone say SAP is one of the top employers? https://www.techrepublic.com/article/10-tech-companies-where-employees-most-fear-being-laid-off/ An increasing number of tech employees have anxiety about... —  read more 

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Post ID: @ZRlPJOB

Reorganization is not over

Our entire team has been told this week that we will be merged into another business line (S4/HANA), because our job positions will cease to exist in our location. This was 2 months after HR, our board member and Bill told that the reorganizations... —  read more 

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Post ID: @ZHbLJPt

Blatant age discrimination

The age discrimination is so blatant at SAP that it's shocking. It's as if SAP thinks they are untouchable. They are ruthless in all aspects of business and corporate culture. This type of verbatim language in email happens weekly at a minimum... —  read more 

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No future at SAP

This really makes me sad, but there is no denying it. When the management decides layoffs are the only way to fix what's wrong with the company it becomes obvious they've given up and are only looking to pad their own pockets going forward. For the... —  read more 

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Dev Skills

This is on IBM's board - link below - they are laying off SAP developers (obsolete skills) --- https://www.thelayoff.com/t/ZrYhVb7 or go directly @ZrYhVb7 —  read more 

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Post ID: @ZruThth

Can people reapply?

Can those who were laid off and received severance reapply for a job at SAP? And if that's a possibility, what happens to severance?

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Post ID: @ZnTxxcd

Cobra coverage for US workers = Joke

SAP promised to treat employees fairly. Fair severance pay but the promise of healthcare coverage was a joke for all impacted in the US. My last day was April 30th at SAP and Cobra documents were sent to me on May 24 and invoice came in mail on June... —  read more 

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Post ID: @ZlgR1yX

layoff advice

Currently on a contract, many teammates were let go including manager. Due to layoffs, we have 3 available headcounts for less experienced people at a lower T level. I qualify for these positions and my contract is ending soon, however, instead of... —  read more 

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Post ID: @Zl9RZE6

There are so many directors at SAP

I worked for SAP many years and it has been like this for the longest time. There are so many directors at SAP is a big joke - just do a simple search of the corporate address book where the job title contains the word "director". They are handing... —  read more 

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Post ID: @ZjAd6xI

This is SAP

A Japanese company and a North American company decided to have a canoe race on the St. Lawrence River. Both teams practiced long and hard to reach their peak performance before the race. On the big day, the Japanese won by a mile. The North... —  read more 

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Post ID: @Zj5NlzG

Makes no sense

There are still many persons in SAP who lead teams such as Design Thinking , Enterprise Architecture , Innovation Factory, very fanciful title, and the thing is many of us can’t figure out what they are doing, they sure are paid well! So much this... —  read more 

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Post ID: @Zi49Bvx

SAP is not an integrated ERP, it is a multi SAAS vendor

SAP is not an integrated ERP anymore although it did get its brand from ERP in the past. SAP is a multi SAAS on multi Cloud, no coherent story unless you are so stupid to believe their marketing story, or do the commercial trade in, thinking you got... —  read more 

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Post ID: @Zh8haVV

Short Term Thinking

SAP is no longer the same SAP it used to be who used to cared for it’s employees. Unfortunately not anymore. SAP board only cares about increasing share price but ignoring their engineering culture and acquiring companies. It’s become all about... —  read more 

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Post ID: @ZektyHU

Barry Padgett just left SAP, Who's Next?

Wow, just read that Barry Padgett just left SAP. He was just promoted to a new SAP Intelligent Spend role. Guess they still need to cut their own spending on top brass to meet Elliot's/Wall Streets expectations.

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Post ID: @Zbn9TB3

Revenge is a dish best served cold.

IBM is now selling off complete business divisions. IBM laid off so many people over the past 5 years. Some these people ended up working at customers. Others joined partners. Some started their own IT shops. They all return the favor. SAP is no... —  read more 

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Post ID: @Z5KantY

When to expect severance pay?

My entire team was laid off on March 4th. Most of us had until April 15th, some April 30th if they had scheduled interviews for other positions. The separation agreement stated that SAP would release the severance and cobra payouts within 60 days... —  read more 

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Post ID: @Z3ZKWeC

STOP being used by SAP.

Why be loyal to SAP? SAP will not invest in your professional development, use you to make money, then dump you because your skills are outdated. Wake up! —  read more 

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Post ID: @Z1I6zPE

Internal positions: Truth

SAP has imposed a 2 year wait for all impacted before then can be rehired (even as a c-user). In 2015, it was a 1 year wait

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Post ID: @Z15F5Up

Internal positions

A few words to those who were laid off These internal positions they posted and so generously allow us to apply to are also open to the public, as I do see them posted on indeed, linkedin and dice. In addition, if you are being laid-off, you are also... —  read more 

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Post ID: @Z06cRLP

Underneath the clumsy UI, is a rotting core

When our customers and employees complain about our orrible user experience, a typical argument is that, ERP is designed for serious business and not for pleasing the user like a consumer app. But the UI reflects whay underneath. what I see under the... —  read more 

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Post ID: @YZ5a7r4

Any rumors of office closures lately?

I believe they still find some locations to be redundant in the company structure especially after the layoffs, so I tend to think it’s only a matter of time before some closures are announced. Any idea where such closures might take place and how... —  read more 

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Post ID: @YVt5lOL

Restricted Stock when Laid Off

What happens to your restricted stock when you are laid off? Do you get the entire amount, forfeit any unvested amount, or somewhere in between?

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Post ID: @YURIs6u

Things changed so quickly

I went from actively recruiting people to join SAP to making sure to tell anybody who'll listen to stay away from this place within a year. How did we get where we did in such short time? Was this change really so quick or have I not been paying... —  read more 

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Post ID: @YUQamkG

Who thought this was a good idea?

SAP acquired 27 companies between 2011 and 2018. That's 3 companies/year. Getting that many apps, teams, and companies working together is just impossible. Even point to point integration is a nightmare because these apps were never designed to work... —  read more 

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Post ID: @YUMXrwz

The first wave was just an appetizer

In 2009, SAP had 47,584 employees globally (31 Dec.) for a Total Revenue (IFRS) of 10,672 M EUR. In 2018, SAP had 96,498 employees globally (31 Dec.) for a Total Revenue (IFRS) of 24,708 M EUR. So in 9 years, the Revenue increased by +130% and the... —  read more 

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Post ID: @YUbwwLR

SAP/Cloud services in the mist

Astute Article by FT on SAP/Cloud services in the Mist **all copyrights belong to FT In mythology, people who walk into fog often fail to reappear. As German tech company SAP pushes further into the cloud, top employees are disappearing. The latest... —  read more 

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