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@LvRNCky-1kie. What do you know for certain about public sector (military) acciunts, regarding them not being "safe"?
ITAR and Military accounts are no longer safe. If you are a Contractor thinking to make it past April...
Yes, PR is hiring at what is now a very accelerated rate. We were told that we were augmenting, expanding the capabilities of CSC. Especially with a specific account. Not quite the bill of goods that we were told. I was looking at CSC as a way to move back up to the states but that is turning out to be like a Salmon swimming upstream.
I was trained by a person stateside who after three months was let go. She was a contractor but it still didn't feel good knowing a person was let go doing a job I now do. I too heard Mikey stating the goal was to move from 50% offshore/onshore mix to 75% offshore. At the same time work on "automation". I translate that to no one is safe especially those doing standard type, repeatable jobs. To "htt" sorry man, but this is not what we were sold. Doesn't pay the bills or feed the family but know that when I look in the mirror to know we are all replaceable.
I support Trump but the CSC/HPE merger has left the station and it is a little late in the game to change anything that is on the train now. Some DC changes now will affect things down the road. Trump is a human in a that proverbial swamp. I wouldn't look to him as some superhero with powers to just simply stop all that is wrong with the US right now. Expect push back. We saw some of that this past Saturday. (Don't underestimate them).
Cheaper labor. Mikey had PR at 65% of the US counterpart. Some bean counting there. (This is on the quarterly conference call, public info for all to see.)
We'll see how this plays out. Or for some take the advice from our soon to be counterparts from HPE. Consider jumping ship.
Our jobs aren't going anywhere?!?! Have you seen the job postings for Puerto Rico? A lot of US jobs are shifting down there to save money. Cheap labor.... #HelpUsTrump
US citizens safe with Trump now in office. Our jobs aint going anywhere!
Mike is on record saying there will be $1B in "cost take outs" (Wall Street speak for layoffs) in the 1st year post merger
I agree, there are already engineers and project managers from Puerto Rico joining the account I currently work on. Nothing more demoralizing that having to train your replacement.
Anyone who expects the layoffs to halt post merger is a fool.
For most people it will be a question of when, not if they will be let go.