Thread regarding CenturyLink layoffs

Sales Staff laid Off?

I was told that last week on Friday around 1,000 people in sales we’re laid off. Any truth to this?

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Yes it is true. RIF in sales in my state.

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Post ID: @csre+10Y4ioi5

That’s what happens when the customer wants lightning fast speeds for streaming, and all you can offer is a maligned copper wire solution from 25 years ago that is the punchline of ‘remember when...” jokes

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Post ID: @4haw+10Y4ioi5

yes it true.. what a horrible company to work for.

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Post ID: @2snr+10Y4ioi5

sales and engineers hit by RIF

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Post ID: @1xyx+10Y4ioi5

Were those job postings now a manager position and not craft?

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Post ID: @1msq+10Y4ioi5

Sales Engineers for CPE gone too.

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Post ID: @trs+10Y4ioi5

So, i'm sure part of the laid off was sales support?

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Post ID: @vjj+10Y4ioi5

interesting as the vast majority of job listings for the company over the last month and a half were sales ? maybe 75% of all listings actually

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Post ID: @nbj+10Y4ioi5

Yes, it's true.... not sure of the number of people effected, but a HUGE round of RIF's occurred

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