I've managed to land a new job in July, but it's been anything but perfect - including the pay that is significantly lower than what I received at Sophos. Is there ANY chance that the company might decided to call back some of the people who were... — read more
Is every US employee getting 6 months pay as severance?
can we keep the mac or send it
The IT 'Sweatshop' movement.. 'Sophos', Layoffs and Outsourcing. It wasn't that long ago we were discussed by cheap labor and outsourced jobs that supplied our branded clothes and designer footwear. It's still going on, and this I know is... — read more
I'd have to assume that they are downsizing the portfolio. Curious if anyone has heard those plans.
burlington- msg - 10?
for left over engineers , any chance of promotions / raises? do they sponsor and transfer visas ?
They do this every year. With Thoma Bravo they can be even more courageous. They dont care how much effort you put in and what you go through. Pretty inhumane esoecially during a global pandemic. Most govertments are supporting businesses to not lay... — read more
when is the 60 day limit before which visa guys need to find a new job?
More Thoma Bravo layoffs to come in July. So get those resumes ready!
A company cannot in most cases use restructuring as an excuse to fire you. Even if there is an “at will” clause, a more sufficient reason must be given. Restructuring unless the entire team was fired lends itself to a host of discriminatory issues. I... — read more
they said heavy losses, entire Burlington office closed july 1 is last day
they just called yesterday AM and said 7 on team laid off. Till Tuesday PM, it was work as usual. weekly calls from the C level guy seemed as if everything was great and there is no scare which was the worst part. the mac was locked with some... — read more
We got the call in Canada and then got an email with severance details. Pretty shocking considering if you just got a Q4 bonus and talks of moving up and you are the only one in NA with your position. Complete nonsense. They should also owe us the... — read more
how much is the raise for engineers ? what about under TB?
Lot of guys US with no work.. wonder what happens next
any good news from today AM's meeting ? most of it was not clear. Raises, promotions etc for 2020?
Locked out of system and can’t even recover most recent work that could be used to secure employment.
a profit company , why did it lay off people? so many talented engineers there.
h1b laid off from US, what to do next
Looks like layoffs have started at Sophos. Got let go today, and I am hearing that some sort of announcement will be made tomorrow. Gotta love big business. Layoff employees, and in the same day announce that they beat sales targets for the quarter... — read more
msg burlington some are laid off, not sure how many severance is it based on years working here?
6-months pay and 2-months health insurance for US employees - We can keep our PCs
any good news with Thoma bravo and the engineers in US?
do they do H1 transfers and GC sponsorship.
all play and no work makes Sophos a great place to work
any thing important about hiring firing?
how much is the yearly increment? 3% or 5%
with more people working remotely , sales are up and company is in good profits, so more folks will be hired.
are they hiring more folks in US do they sponsor employment visa
why are most engineers silent here ? Happy , getting paid, promoted? What do you think TB will do soon?
Is the stock bonus from sophos or thoma bravo ? what are the next steps? annual increment? 4 %? or 6% ? to each engineer?
is bonus taxable. 100 k USD ..how much is the tax?
It aint going to be fun. Look them up on this site, there is a trail of layoffs
US location, some top guys left, one Dir fired and many engineers with no work, waiting for Bonus to cash out and quit
Budget reasons stated
what is the impact?
Well folks the hiring freeze has started. The official word is no employees will be replaced if any leave between now and the date Thoma Bravo takes over Sophos. Get ready for the layoffs - coming to you in spring 2020!