Thread regarding Lenovo layoffs

Leaving Lenovo is the best decision I ever made!

I left ten weeks ago but it feels more like ten years ago, considering all the improvements in my health and overall life. A long time ago I liked working there but the company has changed drastically. I was constantly stressed out - from being overwork, from being micromanaged, from fearing layoffs all the time... My advice for those who are on the fence: LEAVE. Chances are you won't regret it.

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Post ID: @OP+1aX9Yl7M

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It would never be worth it to do a violence bro; mean corporate dudes are everywhere- you can’t change it so just start with the man in the mirror - try asking him to change his ways

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Post ID: @lium+1aX9Yl7M

In my time at Lenovo on the sales team, I saw one inside sales woman crying while on the phone with her field rep. Another inside sales woman told me that the job made her cry after work too.

Both have since left Lenovo and are working somewhere else. If a job hurts you so much that you're crying regularly, then it's definitely time to leave. Not saying that to sound mean, but more along the lines of self preservation. You shouldn't be crying from the pain of working anywhere.

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Post ID: @kyem+1aX9Yl7M

I wonder how long it will be before someone walks in to work with a g-n and puts some of these trash excuse for humans out of our misery.

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Post ID: @jcpt+1aX9Yl7M

I left because my boss (ED) was a narcissistic bully and just a pathetic excuse for a human. I put up with him for 2 years but reached a point where my depression and anxiety was way too much...and I quit...Its been a year and I still have the trauma of what i went through and i think about that ahole all the time...lenovo IDG is a toxic workplace.

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Post ID: @hiwd+1aX9Yl7M

Leaving Lenovo was the best choice I ever made. Now I am the deputy CIO of a major state university system. Guess what is missing from our IT infrastructure. Karma is a bi--h.

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Post ID: @6imw+1aX9Yl7M

There are no good groups in Lenovo. The constant threat of "we can do it better in China" and all of the "China is cheaper" garbage is a joke. Yes, that one person in China is cheaper. However, it takes 3-people in China to do my job half as well as I did it. The other issue is they are too regimented. They can't think for themselves. Everything has to go 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. When step 2 is not even necessary, they cannot comprehend getting rid of it to make things better.

To the OP, you are correct. Anything away from Lenovo is far more healthy for you and better for your overall life. From the BS appraisals, unrealistic goals, constant layoffs, and imaginary earnings, you are far better off not there.

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Post ID: @3czj+1aX9Yl7M

OP, would you mind sharing what group you were in at Lenovo?

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Post ID: @dgo+1aX9Yl7M

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