Thread regarding Charles Schwab Corp. layoffs

How many managers are redundant?

There are too many managers, too few leaders. I do not believe that the number of managers here will ever decrease significantly, but I wonder how many of them do you think are redundant at Schwaab?
Someone said if 300 project managers were cut they wouldn’t even notice and I absolutely agree.

by
| 1687 views | | 10 replies (last )
Post ID: @OP+1eDdQ56j

10 replies (most recent on top)

Regional Branch Execs for sure are empty suits that suck up resources without producing anything more than a bowel movement 💩

by
|
Post ID: @vmet+1eDdQ56j

This reminds me of the joke that it always helps to get ten project managers together when you have some technical problem to solve in production. Because that always helps.

by
|
Post ID: @2mqb+1eDdQ56j

Im a Senior Manager that manages 10 other Senior Managers that are developers. I report to a Director who reports to a Managing Director, of the steak sauce variety. Yeah an A3. The org chart for us looks ridiculous.

by
|
Post ID: @2wsz+1eDdQ56j

I am one of the sr manager for the shake of title.. I am a tech lead and they end up changing all the individual contributor title to manger or sr manager. Don’t get confused with the title.

by
|
Post ID: @2epv+1eDdQ56j

How much of this is related to the new titles, though? I have a team of individual contributors all of whom have "manager" in their title.

by
|
Post ID: @1geq+1eDdQ56j

Just too many silos. Consolidate to a leaner structure and have people work together, instead of passing the baton like it’s the slowest relay race on earth. Tech in the real world evolves quickly and no way can Schwab ship fast enough to keep up. But hey, they can just buy the next big thing and…

by
|
Post ID: @1amc+1eDdQ56j

Small cadre at the top, that if replaced, would be an upgrade. Start with STS.

by
|
Post ID: @1icx+1eDdQ56j

This kind of post is typical bashing from disgruntled Green staff. Not productive, but funny to read. Coming from Blue.

by
|
Post ID: @1nmd+1eDdQ56j

This kind of post isn't productive at all and just unnecessarily fans flames.

by
|
Post ID: @hsq+1eDdQ56j

Funny. I read the title as "How many managers are re--rdANT?"

by
|
Post ID: @dlm+1eDdQ56j

Post a reply

: