Thread regarding VMware layoffs

New layoffs round coming in May

Usually, it is in July. But this time it is being prepared. Confirming company direction in hiring Cisco like culture. The policy is hire as many and the kick out who does not become obedient.

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That "Ex-Microsoft, Ex-SAP Engineering Executive, who came from the recent E8 acquisition" was a mo--n who built a near-worthless product and liked to look at himself naked in the mirror at the gym.

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Post ID: @XvExO1x-Oyoq

An Ex-Microsoft, Ex-SAP Engineering Executive, who came from the recent E8 acquisition, was impacted during this round of discriminatory layoffs. He has a track record of building highly successful software products and platforms; was just very threatening to the rest of the team within EUC Workspace ONE. These are leaders scared of hiring smart people and giving acquired executives latitude to innovate and drive business growth. Leaders (GM's, VP's and Sr. Directors) who are scared of losing their jobs by hiring weak individuals, will eventually lose their job as well. Smart executives with track record of buidling ML, Big Data Analytics and Data Engineering Platforms are the hottest commodity. Neither Pat nor Raghu/Rajiv realize the magnitude of this targeted layoffs in EUC WS1.

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Post ID: @XvExO1x-Lyyw

Can you please explain the meaning of,

'high number of negative reports'

'political decisions that conflicts the business'

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Post ID: @XvExO1x-dkwn

I confirmed this with one VP. He said that the company trend is to cut down on teams that has high number of negative reports. This is usually the teams with political decisions that conflicts the business. Major hits will be in NSBU, CMPBU, and EUC.

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Post ID: @XvExO1x-dded

Conan, The Barbarian for VP. Or just merge under The Ruthless. He is anyway paying all the bills.

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Post ID: @XvExO1x-9kss

New CMBU Veep fires long time VMware Veeps who contributed to success

Not quite. The veep wasted 3 years, propping his "seattle" buddies, maturing his equity while prototyping non-sense product ideas. Zero accountability. No shame.

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Post ID: @XvExO1x-6ltc

Clear and everyone knows: Kyle, Phil, Kannan, Josh.

Dark politics, harrassment, disgrace on vmware. A cancer that needs to be extracted.

Law suit with about 20 ex employees is being prepared with documents of harrassment and deep dark planning evidence to hurt staff.

About 2 months for publicity.

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Post ID: @XvExO1x-6pmf

Layoffs only affect people not in the "in" crowd with the biased directors, veePs and geeMs. HR is busy appeasing geeMs.

The two Co-COO need to be informed about major biases in hirings and firings. Harassment in EUC WS1 goes on unabated.

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Post ID: @XvExO1x-5odj

Hats of to Mandy Bose, hope she still has a job. Some VMware recruiters and managers comply without such threats.

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Post ID: @XvExO1x-4rrj

I bet the rest of the acquisitions hires at EUC workspace 1 intelligence will be let go and replace them with organic obedient fresh grads. This is how the VP of engineering gets to keep his job. Hiring low end managers to micromanage staff. He did this for programming group. He did this for data science group. Discrimintory practices on daily basis. But the good news is that he is under investigation. Let's see what happens.

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Post ID: @XvExO1x-4ocj

If ethno-philes didn't discriminate against others and treated everyone else with fairness, VMware would continue to be a great place. Heck, Silicon Valley would be wonderful.

Unfortunately some, would steal all goodness only for their own kind by shamelessly cheating.

Watch/Read:

"An Indian-origin IT recruiter (Mandy Bose) in Melbourne has been threatened with anonymous emails warning her to stop eating beef, recruit more Indians and not to recruit non-Brahmins (upper-caste people in the Indian caste system) in the workplace."

Watch this:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=12k4wH-arAw

https://www.sbs.com.au/yourlanguage/malayalam/en/article/2017/10/27/no-beef-dont-recruit-non-brahmins-it-recruiter-gets-threatening-mails

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Post ID: @XvExO1x-4gsv

I don't know where the folks posting here get an idea that Indians are more concerned for their

brethrens than the product we work hard for ?

From 1st hand experience many of us are enduring: Illegal questions during interviews intended to ascertain heritage, petty reasons to disqualify excellent candidates, lingual and regional biases, etc, etc.

An excellent applicant was deemed unworthy of follow up interview and was rejected by Indian manager after a 10 minute call. Same applicant was hired by a NON-Indian manager for the same position a few weeks later. Apparently Indian manager was transferred to a different team and his replacement hired the same applicant.

Indian recruiter based in Texas did not even phone-screen an internally referred applicant. A different NON-Indian recruiter arranged onsite interviews and the person was hired for the same job within 3 weeks. The person has a Middle Eastern name.

There are certain functional groups with Indian managers that have only Indians from same Indian region. Similar functional groups with NON-Indian managers have very diverse employees. I can post several names as example for you to check through "Source" but india-leaning HR would immediately remove this post.

Similar incidents are happening across the company; NSXBU is top violator of US laws aganist discriminatory hiring practices.

Don't be surprised if CA EEOC files lawsuit against NSXBU (and EUC WS1 Intelligence). Evidence is being gathered.

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Post ID: @XvExO1x-2ekm

Why does it matter where anyone is from ? Is it because of any Indian stereotypes you guys don't like.

I go out of my way to hire qualified ppl from more diverse background, same is the case with most other managers I know here. I don't know where the folks posting here get an idea that Indians are more concerned for their brethrens than the product we work hard for ?

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Post ID: @XvExO1x-2dnu

one exec leaving cmbu is joining a startup cto on his own will. not fired. it is true, every open exec position is filled by indians.

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Post ID: @XvExO1x-1iet

More NON-Indian purge this week. New CMBU Veep fires long time VMware Veeps who contributed to success. Indians ascend more top positions.

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