Thread regarding McAfee layoffs

July 2017 Portland layoffs

It seems that McAfee celebrated its independence from Intel by laying off people. Exactly how many is unknown, but a number of people were let go from Portland location this week. Whether more layoffs will follow is still not known.

https://www.geekwire.com/2017/breaking-free-intel-mcafee-lays-off-portland-based-employees/

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Totally agree!!! We are not having marketing anymore, how do they want we to show our solution to customers/prospects without events? They are just focusing on digital marketing what it is nice but only a part of marketing than can help sales to do the job and selling: marketing is not anymore close to sales, they are not allowed!!!! CMO should give more independence and autonomy to field marketing, they are the ones that can help us to generate pipe and sell,with digital we do not create pipe nor selling...

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Post ID: @7kjs+OsGGjnH

Really a shame... They are killing what it used to be a great company with great products... Nowadays products are not working well, they are not running real marketing and competitors are gaining share of market and winning projects against us... Very sad!

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Post ID: @7bgz+OsGGjnH

They announced to employees last week a WW plan for Sending home 300 people. They have already done so in several Emea And Americas officess

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Post ID: @7pey+OsGGjnH

Teams in Enterprise group in US and Cork location also got pink slips. Some of those positions are moving to India

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Post ID: @7ffs+OsGGjnH

12% RIF this week. Long term and over 50 workforce seemed to be the target.

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Post ID: @4xgn+OsGGjnH

Part of the layoffs is the shutdown of the Montreal office in Canada, about 60 to 70 people got pink-slipped.

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Post ID: @1vyl+OsGGjnH

Layoffs at multiple sites around the world. Engineering is affected by ~20%, in some locations even more. Some smaller sites are going to be closed soon. Overall it should be ~8% of workforce

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Post ID: @1dqb+OsGGjnH

The first of many to come. Watch out dead wood and the monies that are management favorites

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