Thread regarding VMware layoffs

Two weeks notice

Does anybody know what happens when you submit your two weeks notice? Are you expected to work for the remaining two weeks or are you told not to come in from that point on? I'm about to change companies and I'm trying to figure out how to organize my time throughout the process.

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Post ID: @OP+1dqwUFlD

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i think the decent think to do would be to use that time to wrap up anything you can and transition what is remaining. unless you hate your team, want to get back at your management and never plan on coming back, that is how i would handle it

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Post ID: @fqnk+1dqwUFlD

if you are off to a competitor, expect to be shown the (virtual) door immediately. I have done that to my staff and there were no hard feelings ever. Some d-bag might try to make your life miserable by enforcing a non-compete, but these things never go anywhere. The company you are leaving has to prove that they suffer a quantifiable disadvantage by your jumping ship. Expect lots of postering, open threats, nasty letters from corporate and outside lawyers, but don't be intimidated by it. I recommend that you are honest about where you are going. When I changed jobs, I always gave at least 2 weeks notice, but was never actually asked to work until the end.

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Post ID: @3sxr+1dqwUFlD

You decide what happens. If you are smart you take two weeks off. If you are d-mb you work hard until your last day. If you like your work so much why are you leaving?

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Post ID: @2qxg+1dqwUFlD

Just quit, email HR, and CC your manager (if you want to), then take it super slow. Do not bother do anything.

Remember, there is a reason why you quit. Top 1 reason why employees quit is the direct manager.

If he/she becomes nice, it is only for knowledge transfer. Do not even bother. Take it very slow until the last day and move on.

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Post ID: @1var+1dqwUFlD

I've known plenty of people who quit, but continued to work their butts off until late in the evening on their last day of work (usually training people to take over their work).

I've heard "stories" about people being walked-out immediately, if they say they are going to a competitor, but I've never actually witnessed it myself. I suspect it's rare, unless you're pretty high-up.

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Post ID: @rpm+1dqwUFlD

Resign, find out and then let everyone here know.

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