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Will there be layoffs this week or not?
We'll have to wait a couple more years before this farce is completely up I think. I'd love a layoff pack and then get a better job. I'd have to fight rampant age discrimination in hiring practices, but I bet I could get something comparable within 3... read more
My groups numbers have dropped over 50% since the first big layoff. The latest verp set the age at 55 and decreased the kicker to 50k. We have one new guy. He’s great at what but we lost a lot of experience and knowledge to the layoff and people... read more
92 hours profit share plus 5.2% focal increase
Are we looking at more layoffs in August as several people here said or has that been debunked? I've heard some comments to that effect at the office as well, so I'm inclined to believe the rumors this time. However, with so little detail available... read more
Looks like older employees with most experience are no longer waiting to be cut by Seagate. They are finding better jobs and leaving on their own. We lost two of our best workers within two weeks of each other because they were tired of their... read more
Head of India IT Seagate is looking for a highly experienced and talented business leader with IT / Technology Industry background to head our IT Global Development Center Operations in Pune, India. Responsibilities Candidate must have extensive IT... read more
Mercenary BABY! And that means no mercy either. We can walk away with zero notice and a fist full of job offers ANY DAY. Haha. Many gone left, but some still are waiting for that severance pay. Yeah, it ain't 2008 and nobody needs to hang on for dear... read more
I have been at STX for a long, long time. I love my job. I love the people...most of them. I like the money. I am okay with the medical. I stopped worrying about promotions a long time ago. When boss wanted me to move, I moved. When boss wanted me to... read more
I heard there is downsize the management in SRC penang ... look like a lost waste management over there...
Heard seagate let go majority of the dothill employees in Sugust or Deotember, especially eliminate all H1Bs.
On Monday Seagate offered its older high level people a Voluntary Early Exit Program to consider.
I heard there were layoffs in Longmont, CO before the July 4th holiday. Anybody have an update?
It seems will completely disappear in few months.
Hi folks, Just curious how much is the salary increment percentage for a promotion from Senior Engineer to Staff Engineer? I got contradictionary information when I tried to obtain such information from peers. Maybe the ex-Seagater can share it here... read more
When you lay off all the older workers who have knowledge and experience and replace them with wet behind the ears millennials who have no desire to stay at the same company once they have learned all they can, what do you expect will happen to the... read more
Heard rumor that if we can not launch HAMR by end of this year. then the team will be affected by layoff. Any people heard similar rumor? Hope that's not true.
Heard there were going to be layoffs this week. Can anyone confirm?
So far, it seems that no one is backing down on the US China trade war. If things continue on this path, is there any chance that parts and/or drive shipments in and out of China will be affected? Yeah, I know Seagate is an "Irish" company and... read more
I worked at Seagate 28 years and it had it's ups and downs as any industry does when it has such a rapid turnover of products due to their short production times. Overall, I think the quality of people I worked with was exceptional, the morale was... read more
Dothill lay off finalized. Announcement in August.
Curious if canteens are ISO 3103 complainant? Why not be proud of that? Big banner, put label on HDD drive. Seagate now ISO 3103 complainant! Sales increase here and in China greatly, UK as well. Not sure impact in US.
Needs to be investigated. It wouldn’t be the first for seagate.
The top level trying to "freeze" our hand from the keyboard. Are they scare for our feedback? Really meaningless survey.
The cafeteria at the normandale facility is a working model and good representation of the seagate management plan.
Seagate will pay 1.2B as part of the Bain consortium to acquire toshiba’s memory. This will reduce the cash balance to ~1.4B, back to where it was a year ago. Last year, seagate borrowed 1B debt and laid off employees/cut spending in order to... read more
In 1989 Seagate purchased Control Data at during this time they had five operational buildings in Oklahoma City. We built millions of hard drives, in fact one of the very first clean rooms was built here in Oklahoma City. Over the next few decades... read more
All support and srs is being outsourced per email received tonight...
Since IT was let go, as well as OM/AM and now they will let go call center, the people left behind will be minimal.. my comom sense tells me they will shift these jobs to another location.. anyone has info on this?
Time and time again I see a very good company with a very poor management strategy: Cut the bottom line. But how far to cut? .... Just keep cutting until something breaks. How smart is this? As a long time employee and technical contributor, I feel... read more
Follow lay off in July. DH will be scaled down to 28 employees.
The OKC location is set for sell if it's not already sold and the whole call center will be outsourced to a 3rd party company located in Dallas. The management is still lying about it and telling people that the moving boxes they are distributing are... read more
Can we just cut the dividend already? Maybe just maybe we could get rid of some of our debt if the unrealistically high dividend was brought down to more realistic heights. As it stands, none of us will see a raise or a promotion for the next decade... read more
Most employees are very unhappy here. No raises or promotions for anyone ever is pretty demoralizing. I've been at the company 5+years and I don't know a single employee who has been promoted during that time. Seagate has become a very poor company... read more
Heard SRC Penang only will be there for sometime till the migration complete and the servers moving to AWS. Then after SRC will be eliminated following with Shugart? Anyone heard about this and by when management planning to execute this?
Heard rumors that they are going out of business.
If the Glassdoor ratings of Seagate are to be believed, workers do not like working there. I'm a younger (20 something) programmer looking for work. I used to think Seagate was a cool place to work. Now all I read is RIFs, layoffs, clueless... read more