SAP Layoffs

Topics regarding layoffs at SAP

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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Post ID: @ZCbntjQ

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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Post ID: @ZAQ7J7E

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

There are folks from Consulting getting hit?

There are folks from Consulting getting hit. HEC team is consolidating. Some were given 2 weeks to look for alternative roles. More letters expected this week, month end of Feb’19 Is this true? Can anybody confirm this? PostID of the original post... —  read more 

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Post ID: @XOUs8kg

SAP APJ and GC...

SAP APJ and GC - please expect the special letter and meeting with your manager’s manager and HR after Chinese New Year. This will be in time to recognize all the restructuring costs in Q1. The show must go on

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Post ID: @XvNKYeu

Bernd Leuker out, Michael Klenermeier stays

Bernd Leuker left SAP with immediate effect and Michael Klenermeier got an extension of his contract until 2020. Battle of the Titans for the “king” of Digital Business Service (DBS) in the boardroom! —  read more 

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Post ID: @XKj873W

4,000 to be laid off by SAP

Restructuring: Confirmed Early Retirement and Voluntary Separation Packages (VSP): Available, confirmed for US, Germany, France and Canada Layoff Scope: 4,000 employees to be laid off, worldwide. India: 400 targeted for layoffs Transfer: If laid off... —  read more 

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Post ID: @XvCDynT

Any chance to volunteer?

I am on my way out of SAP as it is - I have to move in a few months for family reasons. Not sure if I'm on the list, but if I'm not, if there is a way for me to volunteer (and maybe take the place of somebody who doesn't want to leave) it'd be good... —  read more 

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Post ID: @XpleBrv

Any ideas on what's getting hit?

With the U.S. at the top of the list of countries that will be affected by the coming SAP layoffs, I was hoping somebody might know which areas are getting hit - and is Newtown Square among them? I'm assuming HQ will not be spared, but I guess I can... —  read more 

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Post ID: @XoK5DIS

Layoffs announced, how long til they go into effect?

I am part of a recently acquired company (not Qualtrics) and have seen the email about layoffs happening that will be announced in the all hands. I didn’t want to work for SAP, my company was acquired so I would not mind if I am one of the ones let... —  read more 

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Post ID: @XmBIJKg

2000 people were laid off in March 2015 from SAP

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 

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Post ID: @DDrOinI

SAP would be a great company to work for if only…

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 

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Post ID: @JsS3tbr

What does HR do?

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 

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Post ID: @JsaZmfm

Flexible workers

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 

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Post ID: @Jtprgnp

SAP Layoffs 2017

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.

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Post ID: @KvClbvQ

SAP Layoff's are planned in Q1 2017 globally

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 

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Post ID: @Lowghar

SAP Layoffs are happening right now!

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 

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Post ID: @NeLq2Yr

Severance Payment

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 

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Post ID: @NeiI4P8

SAP layoffs aka transformation

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 

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Post ID: @NjfrHF3

Move to Cloud

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...

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Post ID: @NmfXNxJ

With IT decimated, SAP is now a joke

SAP is kill off employees left and right and they are not replacing them despite what they advertise. They are cutting back across the board all IT has been slowly cut. There cloud is a joke it's down more than it's up. I was in the middle of a... —  read more 

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Post ID: @O0FWQrW

Is this true?

Most of the SAP Employees in Sales and Pre-Sales teams at SAP (approx 50%) will be laid off since SAP wants to continue selling through other indirect channels and partners. Most of these job cuts are in US/Canada. Also Managers and above with... —  read more 

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