Revenue numbers are terrible and the layoffs are not surprising. No company can keep workers to its detriment for too long. Still, I wonder if the SAS could still have done more for us?
Topics regarding layoffs at SAS Institute
"While not disclosing any numbers, SAS spokesperson Shannon Heath said layoffs had been made in work areas focusing on site support and training. The cuts reflect adjustments SAS is making to its workforce environment in the wake of the COVID-19... — read more
More SAS cuts today - across multiple divisions.
I was one of the staff who was offered a transition and declined. It didn’t take me long to find something comparable (at least in pay) and was wondering how everyone else is doing? Who else decided not to go along with the transition and look for... — read more
How many people have been laid off so far due to the pandemic?
The Childcare Staff this week learned they are being let go and the Childcare facilities being turned over to Bright Horizons to manage. The current childcare staff have been given the option to transition to the new company but with a significant... — read more
this is a blatant lie. how can someone be allowed to repeat this BS? as of Q1 2020...i speak from first-hand knowledge...people get RIF'd from SAS all the time...RIF = LAYOFF, that is the TRUTH.
Posted elsewhere: 2000+ people have disappeared off the employee phone list since 9/2018. I know, I was one of them and I still have friends sending me the list monthly. Schabenbuggered, indeed - he's not just ignorant of software at any level... — read more
This review is based on my belief of how SAS operates, based on my experience working there. Do not kid yourself. SAS lays people off. The method they use is quite unsavory. Rather than actually hold above-board "layoffs", they target specific people... — read more
What's the update? How many and where? Buyouts? Voluntary?
They put employees under hatchet managers and then force them to retire/strongly encourage to quit. The employee is then made to choose between being laid off or quitting.
As a SAS customer, I hope the company goes down the sh--ter. For annual license renewal, sales holds our feet the fire (lets our license expire MULTIPLE times during renewal) then takes a pound or two of flesh. We chose SAS because it is a reliable... — read more
The SAS problem is the CEO doesn't want to lay people off because it would tarnish his reputation as someone who has never had mass layoffs. Does SAS need to lay people off? Hell yes. There is so much dead weight it keeps them competing in many... — read more
As a current SAS employee, I can tell you that the industry disruption is in fact affecting the company currently. Sales are down and there's a major hiring freeze currently. With respect to the lack of layoffs, that can be attributed to our... — read more
Teradata is laying off a lot of people, Oracle has constant layoffs, SAP has them all the time - I think we are doing fairly well compared to most other companies - I am not sure what is behind it completely, maybe our company structure, maybe... — read more