Worked at BP for 16 years. 1 year before turning 50 I was laid off. HR must keep track of who is about to be eligible to start accumulating retirement benefits. I am pi$$ed at myself for sticking around and passing on other offers because I was naive enough to think BP had my back. What a waste of 16 years.
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Goes to show that sticking around does not pay. The only way BP knows it is overstaffed is when people count goes down same work is produced; that's because your manager now has to start working (and cannot hide) not because your were a zero producer.
BP is the "Harvey Weinstein" of the oil & gas industry.
Likely you have more academic and work credentials than your supervisor. BP leads by replacing well educated staff with others that barely got an online degree because to compensate they covered up failures of the upper layers.
Seriously? Every person, on every round of layoffs is a slacker. Pull your head out.
How many layoff rounds have been through? What was the difference this time?
BP has paid you tons of money in the last 16 years so I wouldn’t call it a waste. There must be a reason why you become redundant. Are you an underperformed?