Awful quiet around here! Everyone must have been laid off!
TCA or--- Tata Consultancy Services has inked the deal to outsource IT. I don't think anyone in US HR vetted the firm TATA to well. Maybe in the singular form it's okay. Welcome to Day 1. http://www.tcs.com/m/default.aspx ( copy and paste the URL to... — read more
HR TROLLS at Spectra have shut down access to this page at work - hopefully they will be one of the first departments to be cleaned out
Since we in Houston all know that enbridge is becoming spectra, rather than vice versa, could you guys give us some idea about what the culture is like? Are managers clock watchers? Micro managers? Etc? Including your group would be helpful for... — read more
I'm not agreeing with Marx and believe that communism barely works in theory - Venezuela as an example and the wonderful vintage cars driving around in Cuba still - that said - there is one salient point that Marx and Engels brought out from an... — read more
From Spectra: Demotion pay in 2018 ??? how does it work The party line is that no one's pay will be affected in 2017. Somewhere in the official Q&A section it mentioned "a board evaluation of payscales will commence in 2018. Does that mean that... — read more
At our department meeting co-workers finally looked, felt and spoke of the reality of layoffs etc. over the next weeks, months, years. They say there are no dumb questions but I think I heard one. " will the company give us names and numbers of... — read more
From what I'm reading on their pages raises were super low last year and will probably be again this year. They are anticipating a minimal STIP. This may foreshadow what we can expect in the future , sad sad – – but there will be plenty of parking... — read more
https://www.forbes.com/canada-best-employers/list/#tab:rank I believe there are only 300 companies in Canada so can't wait to join this amazing low ranking Canadian company. Gap and Enterprise Rent-a-Car doesn't look too bad as well.
On the 15th events below obscured 399 BC Philosopher Socrates is sentenced to death by the city of Athens for corrupting the minds of the youth of the city and for impiety 590 Khosrau II, the last great Sasanian king is crowned King of Persia DOES... — read more
In a nutshell, this is what they will telling everyone this Monday (1/30) regarding office space (Upon close of the transaction, the business unit center for our combined gas business (excluding gas distribution) will be located in Houston in the... — read more
How is the mood on 7th?
Thought I'd share some insights that I've seen brought up on here. enbridge management is horrendous. Since our last round of layoffs, there's been a voluntary mass exodus. Many employees have been brought back as consultants at much higher rates... — read more
With the announcement of the buyout by Enbridge, the two companies say they'll save $540 million annually beginning in 2018. Of course, no mention in any story anywhere about employees in general or layoffs in particular, because who cares about... — read more
We'll have solid performance in 2014, I do not see us downsizing any time soon