Thread regarding Seagate Technology Inc. layoffs

Should I go back to Seagate

I was laid off 1.5 years ago
My current job is 40% more than Seagate

But my happiness here is also 40% less

Now one manager want me back coz one of his team is retiring.

Should I go back?
Should I ask for 20% more than what I was paid in Seagate?

Do you see any future in this company?

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If I were you, I wouldn't make the decision based on this board. Too many negatives.
Go with your gut.. Just remember - every company has its own skeleton in their closets. Thus the grass is not always greener on the other side.

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Post ID: @2dko+11YHgpWP

Glutton for punishment aren’t you?

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Post ID: @2hlw+11YHgpWP

I love Seagate, they have issues like any other company, but I'm very happy...so much negativity on this site...geez

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Post ID: @1jzm+11YHgpWP

Many of the respondents don’t want anyone to come back for their own self interest, so take their “advice” with a grain of salt.

However, remember the old adage “you never cross the same river twice.”

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Post ID: @1qtv+11YHgpWP

Your happiness will not increase at Seagate. Employee morale is abysmal at Seagate today. My advice is to look elsewhere. There has to be better places to work.

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Post ID: @1rsj+11YHgpWP

This is a joke, right? No one would really do that.

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Post ID: @1hvv+11YHgpWP

Definitely re-join, and ask for the increment you well deserved.

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Post ID: @1ghf+11YHgpWP

you're considering going back to a company that has already laid you off?

if you're not happy w/ your current company, it's better to find another company.

as an hiring manager, if i saw someone jump back and forth to the same company, it would raise concerns. why? it also suggests you don't challenge/grow yourself. so unless you plan to stay (and not get laid off again), you're digging a hole for getting the next job.

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Post ID: @1xmu+11YHgpWP

No way. Don’t go back. Horrible place to work these days. The company is dying a slow death. People are trying to leave, not come in.

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