Just heard from former SGaS co-workers. Today was another round and they are telling them there will, of course, be another one in August.
Topics regarding layoffs at Sungard Availability Services
I ask out of curiosity: is anyone trying to keep their job in this joke of a company? It’s nice to go to a better company, but I can’t believe that those who are expecting layoffs and have no other option are not even trying to keep their current... — read more
Fellow Sungardians (Past and Present) I felt the need to post one final time as some have requested. The reason for my absence is that I am no longer with SGAS and did not want to continue to post as I felt it would be disingenuous. I was given... — read more
I miss the days when people were not jumping for joy if they found a new job and were able to leave this place. It wasn't always like this. I remember when people actually liked coming to work and were not daydreaming about being laid off. It makes... — read more
There are more and more rumors of imminent layoffs, but I try not to worry at all. This is just a shadow of the former company anyway. I prepared myself mentally that I could very easily be the target. Everyone I know who got laid off earlier says... — read more
I just got let go by SunGardas, hold on. I was only there for 6 years but some co workers that were let go had many more.
Although there are fewer and fewer of them in SG, there are still many talented people. I’m quite sure some of them are better quality employees than those who have years of experience here. I'm struggling to understand their decision to stay here?... — read more
I worked for SG for over 12 years. I watched the company go down the drain failing to keep up with competitors while charging a premium. I saw customers leave in droves for better solutions and better pricing. I watched SG lay off their Sr. Engineers... — read more
My job here has been reduced to constantly thinking about when the next round of layoffs is and whether I will be axed this time. In the meantime, I am totally demotivated to work. How can you be fully productive if you constantly have to think about... — read more
I was laid off back in December. In the meantime, I found another job, not that great but still better than what I had at Sungard. If I wasn’t laid off, I would probably have left on my own, because a lot of people were already missing and I was... — read more
Sales so far this quarter are dismal, the numbers are not close. Going to take a miracle in the next two quarters. Somehow they will put a twist on it.. let's hope for better days.
I'm so tired of having to worry about my job every single day. I can't even relax on the weekends anymore! It seems like the company is determine to outsource or offshore every single one of us. I understand that every job is stressful in some way... — read more
Complete and total disregard for DCO. People get Covid like crazy and not a word from above. Just keep coming in. Don't worry if you get covid you can use your vacation time while the rest of us stay home. You should all be ashamed for the way you... — read more
I am curious if this kickoff is giving you more confidence in leadership and future? what are your thoughts on what you heard?
Would be pretty par for the course for this POS company
With MR donating the cash saved from ridiculous garbage like stupid holiday parties to the Red Cross, can we assume our raises are going/went to the same place? BOY AM I EXCITED FOR THE ALL-BUNS-ON-TOILET SALES KICKOFF SUMMER CLEARANCE MARCH... — read more
I’ve always been hesitant to move on. I enjoyed working with my coworkers and have gotten comfortable over the years. Luckily, I’ve made sure to broaden my skill set and keep my networking active because you never know what can happen here. So when I... — read more
I am sorry for everyone that has been affected by this round of layoffs. I know it was unexpected - it is always unexpected when you are the one who has been impacted. I wish all of my colleagues who survived nothing but the best and I hope others... — read more
Is it just me, or have we been having what amount to be bi-monthly layoffs this year? It's not exactly two months between each round, but we've had cuts at least five times so far this year. Will this ever stop? How deep do they plan to cut? Will... — read more
I haven't heard anything about more layoffs today, does it mean we were done yesterday?
Can we talk about what groups were laid off .... or general people like a senior director .
Sites are shutting down, assets are being sold and now, the annual happy holiday layoffs ...which will continue. This company doesn't give a sh– about its employees. If you're smart, you'll get out now.
Have a great extended weekend and enjoy all of the merriment and family time wherever possible. First course of action on Monday morning should be ‘ I need to get my resume/cv updated and out there pronto ‘. Sungard Hunting season is now... — read more
Are we sure everybody has been notified and there'll be no more cuts next week? Do we even have any idea how many were let go in this round and what departments were hit other than IT? There just seems to be so little information available that I... — read more
The promised November layoffs have started.
Am I the only one left? or Does no one care anymore? Truth be told I would rather someone give me good news. A reason to be optimistic. I am not on here to vent rather grasping for something to be positive about.
Seriously .. is there any worse company out there? For 10 years going in thinking any day could be your last
People are you kidding me? The one guy that cared about this place? It’s like we are trying to fail!!
This should not come as a surprise to anyone who has been there for a while. If you are lucky enough to get your name called at the next round of cuts, take the money and run as the severance packages will start to shrink more and more. Also... — read more
Yes my friends November we will have lots of layoffs. DCO/RSOPS. Company is doing so good we need to cut cut cut.
Would really like someone, anyone, try to explain the differentiation SG brings to what is essentially an out of the box solution from Dell. Are we back to trying to secure 30% margin on someone else’s service offerings again ! Oh wait. Colo... — read more
Actions coming but when
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Where's OPG? Isn't this new and exciting? Isn't this going to right the ship? Maybe if the whole team wasn't outsourced. Maybe. The real question is: Why would anyone trust Sungard to manage their cloud infrastructure?
I'm guessing so since there have been moves in the PODS. Is it CR or PUNE or US or all three. Keep your head up and watch out.
No one likes working here anymore. Stop trolling us on a layoff site.
To all those that question my employment... Yes I am still here. To all those that question my outlook... Yes I am still positive. To all those that question my commitment... Yes I am still committed 100%. My Employment: I work for a firm that... — read more