Thread regarding Comcast layoffs

Layoff targets?

I’m still safe, but the situation is very tense. It seems to me that the tension has never been higher. I’m trying to understand the logic by which they give layoffs. Some say it’s about diversity, some think they dismiss the oldest, some colleagues think the target are those who are least personally liked by superiors and has nothing to do with performance.

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Samaha transfers out to HQ after a great run, hatchet is being sharpened now. Get ready for the cuts, smart folks are making moves.

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Post ID: @3Jkvx+19HTqsGH

Wish the company would start really taking serious initiative to care for their residential and business customers as well as stop the outsourcing of confidential core network/provisioning tasks to unknown contractors in India.

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Post ID: @3Avrp+19HTqsGH

Its the way of Amazon business structure, they encourage turnover now, not a career company under the new reign.I 've been in management meeting and you would be surprised at where they are headed in the Chicago region. Lower head count was the metric for the director, that was shared by accident and occurred last year.

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Post ID: @3xttr+19HTqsGH

Engineer pay, treatment and empowerment at Comcast is an absolute joke. Nowhere even close to a real Telecommunications Company.

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Post ID: @3ppqv+19HTqsGH

NED/Freedom layoffs in the works for CB, could be the annual Holiday layoff is back or Q1 though it is coming, middle management, sales and in-house Operations in the crosshairs. BLEEDING dollars. More outsourcing coming as well.

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Post ID: @3olyp+19HTqsGH

In West Div I’ve seen several top performers forced out earlier this year - some could be politics vs cost rationalization. Also some sales managers who have been high performing for several quarters just left elsewhere. Should get in the practice of updating resume and interviewing twice a year, especially at a big employer.

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Post ID: @3nlnl+19HTqsGH

I was an analyst for the Chicago area for few years, and boy do they look for ways to make it difficult for the workers, Sockwell was so unprofessional and terrible people skills, wonder how she became a manager, worst I ever experienced. What a cr---y department, explains the high turnover.

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Post ID: @1Lyei+19HTqsGH

It is so sad the environment Comcast has created, I work in a Chicago system -Supply Chain-and dread coming into work each day Don't get me wrong, was a good job and good people for years but the re-structing they have done last 2 years has ki---d any sense of a family like atmosphere, dog eat dog now. They will fire you over any minor infraction. If a fellow employee says or does something against policy and you do not turn them in to HR. and they find out you knew, you lose your job. This goes for supervisors too. I know that Dan Savage someone mentioned on a thread, don't trust that guy,what a joke but he has to kiss up to the director Ben Yepsen.

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Post ID: @1Aukh+19HTqsGH

Comcast Call Center in Hudson, NH is a TOXIC work environment...se-ual "favors" performed by young women who get excellent reviews while given "pet projects" by their male Supervisors is common knowledge and was overlooked or blatantly ignored while others not only did their jobs WELL but had to pick up the slack of the "favor givers". It was a truly horrible experience being there.

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Post ID: @1pxhs+19HTqsGH

Its true at my location, Chicago South Region. They let go ff a lot of experience , reliable folks who had a lot of talent.We were told it was more of personality then experience, they used the lingo "attitude" but the people in my location were great employees. They kept people who had less skill, poor attendance, and write ups over people who had more to contribute. I truly believed they let go senior employees that were paid more but kept a few ,to show that was not the case to prevent legal suit I never had a write up, had great reviews, always volunteered and had over 20 years experience and was very loyal. This was under Tyrone Washington, Dan Savage, angel sockwell and Ben Jepsen. Yeah a lot of good dedication to the company did me.

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Post ID: @10lcc+19HTqsGH

I worked for Comcast for 13 years. Don't wait for them to lay you off.... just leave! There is a whole other world out there besides Commicast! BTW...My name comes from what management thinks of their Engineers!

EngineersRMonkeys

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Post ID: @Szus+19HTqsGH

Is it true there is a diversity scorecard to put some percentage of people of color and women in positions by some date? Doesn’t seem to “fair” if you ask me....

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Post ID: @Qlay+19HTqsGH

it's absolutely about performance. We had our top leaders gone. Laid off. The lowest performers were kept on.

Also, they don't give a sh*t about diversity. If you think because you're black, g–, a woman, a vet, a disabled person you're protected then you're wrong.

I've seen them lay off everyone of all types. The only common denominator is they cut the high performers first. It may have to do with high performers get better raise increases, thus, an easier target

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Post ID: @8rka+19HTqsGH

It is based strictly on performance. The highest performing people are the first to get chopped.

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