Without compromising my job. These are facts I was at office last week Observed leadership Observed HR Observed closed door meeting Observed HR faces walking out of meeting Add those up and layoffs are real Who agrees? When will these 2023 layoffs... — read more
Mediocrity on the rise
I've been here for a long time, but I think that people without competence have never before had so much "power". Isn't it shocking to see how mediocrity are able to climb the corporate ladder here?
SWN laid off alumni association
Hey guys!!! Think we have some momentum here. Starting a layoff alumni group in Spring and Conway, with events planned for this summer, such as family picnics and hiking, etc. Who’s in? Please reply with your initials and layoff year and we’ll make... — read more
🚨 HQ relocating!! 🚨
So selling building in Spring and all functions in Pittsburgh? What the eff!?!?! My family cannot accept this and go to a third world education system. I cannot accept this!
Leader says key to employee morale is communication
During his employee townhall meeting, he was asked how do you balance employee morale with the needs of the business. His response was that the key to being a good leader is "communicating, communicating, communicating". It appears that the... — read more
Career at SWN?
If you’re a petroleum engineer, geophysicist, a CPA, an attorney, set your sights higher and work for a major. They value your credentials.
How to Avoid A Layoff
A farmer had been plowing with an ox and a mule teamed together. One day, the ox said to the mule, “Let’s play sick today and take it easy.” But the mule said, “No, we need to get our work done.” The ox played sick anyway. The farmer brought it... — read more
Still here but left long time ago
Still work at SWN for a long time, but saw the writing on the wall. communications is dead $, no growth, and isnt innovative. you can earn a wage in a SWN job -specific job title and a made up job -probably doing nothing, you dont have to work hard... — read more
Bare Minimum Monday or Any Day
Bare Minimum Mondays (or here EVERY day) Saw this article this morning. Looks like another excuse to not work: "Bare Minimum Mondays" is a term that refers to employees doing the bare minimum amount of work necessary on Monday. This practice is often... — read more
Gonna be a new graduate hire in the summer looking forward to it. Any advice?
I will be working at Southwest starting in the summer and was wondering do yall have any advice? This will be my 1st ever job besides internships! TIA!
We Need Leaders Now
We need leaders in TX PA WV SWN has so many managers, most of who could be laid off without anybody ever noticing. But where are all the leaders? Especially among the C-suite? Is there one person that is in some way in charge that you would refer to... — read more
Keep in Mind the Right Perspective
SWN is currently a company where you can work hard 8 to 5 and receive a paycheck and benefits. It’s no more that that and hasn’t been for sometime. I doubt if it will ever be a place where your hat will hang there for many years as you see the stock... — read more
SWN - CEO and Board Comp --> Outrageous
If you are an employee or investor in SWN and are not outraged at the CEO and Board comp, then you aren't paying attention. Since our CEO took that title, our stock performance is negative (-28%) and we are in exactly LAST place of our self-picked... — read more
What does this mean
Saw an email titled 4523. Said confidential. Only one meaning layoffs on April 5 2023
How far are we from layoffs?
I hear rumors that layoffs are around the corner.
Excellence Driven (ED)
Howdy y’all. The say a man is measured by what they bring to the table so let’s look at SWN’s table. Our CEO has been in this role since 2016 and he can’t get the stock price up but for a brief period of time and it’s never gone over $10 in 6 plus... — read more
Summary of Earnings call for 2022
Carl: “Doug, it’s a fair question”… “We have some rows to hoe with our debt management”… “We believe our stock is undervalued”… Lmao. “Hey Clay!! It sounds like you’re sitting on the pot while describing our Ops”… is there an echo?” “Yes Sir…... — read more
Howdy. Has it been 5 years
Stay tuned about 5 years on this board. In the replies tell everyone how long you have been on this board. Mention how many times you have posted too! Some exciting news is about to drop
Layoff/Shave off contest
So raise your hand if your remember the Layoff / shaveoff event from 5 years ago? Especially those interns who were encouraged to shave everything off! Good times. Lots of layoffs since then!
BREAKING NEWS IS HERE
Board has been silent but lots of chatter will happen now. The layoff streak continues from 2015 every year and now add 2023. Hint. Big re-org equals layoffs. Announcement happening soon. Bonuses and merit raises to be paid and then re-org... — read more
Earnings Call - Game Time
SWN Earnings Call - Drinking Game Well it's that time of the Quarter again. Have your favorite booze-of-choice handy for upcoming Earnings Call, and have ONE shot (or swig) IMMEDIATELY upon hearing any of the following words / phrases: + "Currency... — read more
Ways long email on state of company
So….. what does everyone think? Takeaways? Hidden meanings? This forum is perfect for sharing those thoughts. Me? I think 40-50% of us are effed!!
Breaking News - New Play
Your not gonna believe this folks!! This is life changing (again) much like several of seent in the 2000’s. Well, no need to hold your breath any longer. This is guaranteed. Buy you a bass boat, a jet ski, and new motor home and a track home for... — read more
2023 numero uno priority is
You guessed it. Manage lower headcount while maintaining cap ex and payroll. There you have it, straight from leadership. Layoffs will be happening within 60 days.
HERE YE HEAR YE
A round of layoffs is scheduled this week is what was heard. Execs want to trim payroll to pay out less incentive bonuses.
What are the odds for layoffs in 2023
Correct answer 100% layoffs. I am in the office today working (?) and taking a few personal items home discreet like. My kids pictures are to important to me. As a single mom I provide for my kids. I am looking for work and the holidays with the... — read more
What are the latest rumors? This is not a bot. I repeat, this is not a bot. Is our CEO on the fast track to his next opportunity? Speak now.
EFF A DUC
What the F-C is up with all the DUC’s?? Drilled but uncompleted. My Frac teams are sitting on their arses with nothing to do! Fear I’m going to have to lay half of them off! This explains the uptick in spent rubbers in our parking garage lately! ... — read more
2023 Layoff Thread
This thread is for info about potential SWN layoffs? Any chatter, news or rumors? Please let me know if you can see this thread 🧵. First time posting and a long term over a decade employee.
I did not see this coming? Did anyone else? In case it’s not public yet I will not share details here. If you dare, someone else give the scoop on the big “splash” that occurred overnight. Still in shock.
Is it just me or did I hear it correctly
On the last analyst call I picked up on a comment by Clay that a regime change is eminent. It was during the Q and A. Been weird vibes in office. No layoff vibes thank goodness. But leadership has failed for o er a decade. Look at our stock price... — read more
SWN raising top notch corporate CS’s
Yep, we’re raising em right. Per capita, SWN has more corporate 🐓 suckers than any other natural gas company this side of the Mississippi River. You know who you are. You’re here at 5:30am, you skip lunch because it’s “good for the company”, you... — read more
Company Loyalty vs Quiet Quitting
So here it is and there is still a lot of morale issues and frustration with workers. I know we have jobs but a major disincentive for working above and beyond and being truly loyal is the constant threat of mass layoffs and a track record of layoffs... — read more
holiday housekeeping or layoffs
just now heard from a confidential informant that housekeeping will happen to spring office employees by end of year. the only reason why is so certain executives can make their plan read bonus. good people will not have a happy kawanza or hanukah... — read more
No Good Jobs Available
I wish I had left a year or so ago when our competitors were desperate for top talent like me and throwing high pay and sign-on bonuses at candidates. Now we're back to where were before: few good open positions, no responses after interviews, and... — read more
Your help is needed
Is SWN the worst run major E and P company in modern era. Hey Enron ain’t got nothing on us. Just think of all the failed New Ventures, useless but costly reorganizations, and horrible decisions made in the last ten years or so. Name one company... — read more
Natura Gas = ↗️ SWN = ⬇️
What’s the common denominator, folks. Well, I’ve got news for you. Or do I? Your CEO is one incompetent bo-b!! This metric is telling. Almost not possible to be trading shares less than the NG futures. There should be no executive bonuses or salary... — read more
This is a great news. I was just informed of a permanent WFH situation, but without a paycheck going forward. Anyone else get a notification this morning?
So who’s with me? I’m going to be quiet quitting now. I’m so tired of getting only minimal raises and working more than the bare minimum, only to make the bosses richer. I need to be compensated for any time more than 40 hours per week. We deserve... — read more