With the downturn in the economy and consultants eliminating jobs, any news if they will target P66 employees or target contractors?
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Transformation was the buzzword for job elimination on the east coast 20 years ago. Houston is behind the times. East coast will roll out “reimagining” as the new buzzword for job elimination.
Yea, the Town Hall yesterday was just more of the same. Refinery Manager even stated there MIGHT be layoffs but no real information. The transformation is coming on all fronts but it never feels like real transformation and just dates us back to less technology. I spend more time just trying to get work done and filling out needless information just to get laid off or relocated. The "Transformation" isn't really about streamlining or being digital, it is more about saving the ELT and RLT's paychecks. Unfortunately, it just makes more people self-preserve and back-bite.
We have a mandatory Town Hall today. They won’t tell us anything and ask for our help with ideas to do away with our jobs.
And the stock price continues to go down. Way to go Z and new CEO!
What's the latest?
They just continue to let Z lead us over a cliff. And pay her big bucks to do it.
I love seeing our top management mess up!
Hearing it’s a sh-t show. No new updates months behind. Seems like a failure! Best option COP takes over P66.
If Transformation is, as they say, not for this year or next year, but for many years into the future why are they rushing head long making changes that can’t possibly be sustainable. It seems they are only making changes to try to temporarily drive the price of our stock higher.
Transformation new word for “Downsizing” “Layoffs”
It’s coming, you won’t see it when the hatchet drops. Smart thing is to have your actionable plan-B lined up now. Get ready for the game of thrones once the cuts start being made, you’ll see survival of the fittest during the forthcoming hunger games.
People around me are leaving because of bad working schedule and uncertainties associated with the transformation. Any ideas when they will start the layoff plan?
The goal is outsourcing (both employee and direct contractor jobs). Recruiting, developing and retaining employees requires those in charge to be leaders rather than authoritarians. Consultants have convinced management that people are messy. Much easier to manage contracts and then point fingers when operational issues occur, then it is to hold those in charge accountable for good leadership.
While there are still great leaders at P66, their numbers have greatly dwindled over the last 5 years as the company’s people and staffing strategy has changed. Look at the past and you will see the writing on the wall for the future.
HR always protects themselves Every time So don’t look for any HR jobs to be eliminated
I listened to the HR Townhall Meeting yesterday. Ms. Reed said a lot of stuff about streamlining and doing our work differently, but what I got out of it is they’re going to reduce the head count across the company and worry about how the work is going to get done later.
I don’t have any hard data, but I’d assume both. We need an EOI first to shed late career highly paid employees, then backfill with younger employees. But what we’ll probably do is focus on headcount and not dollars, thereby cutting individual contributors and passing on their workload to remaining employees. Managers’ as--s are saved that way!