Thread regarding Dell Inc. layoffs

Dell isn't paying you enough

I was laid off a few months ago. I applied for numerous position, and nearly every one that resulted in an offer came with a higher pay than I was receiving at Dell.

While this might be unique to me, something tells me that's not the case.

Don't take my word for it, send out a few feelers. You might end up as surprised as I was.

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Post ID: @OP+YR258VM

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I left Dell a year ago. I now have company-paid health insurance, a free transit pass, and a kitchen full of food that I don’t have to pay for. My paydays are now the 15th and end of every month instead of every other Friday. My rate went up a bit, but not having to shell out for a HSA and sub-standard insurance, along with all the other weird things Dell deducted from my check, I’ve come out way ahead.

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Post ID: @Fxrh+YR258VM

At NDC it’s very high pay and 150% bonus for qa, support, sustaining.

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Post ID: @Bsxl+YR258VM

"Dell isn't paying you enough"

Yeah they are. They really, really are.

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Post ID: @Adfl+YR258VM

Recently left and got huge (to me) base pay bump plus large signing bonus. More importantly, I’m working on things that are interesting now.

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Post ID: @7kta+YR258VM

Recently left Dell and ended up with a higher bonus and more pay.

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Post ID: @6kmc+YR258VM

I'm leaving Dell in a few weeks, and I can say that I'm definitely taking a pay hit - even more substantial when including bonuses/LTI - but it was time to get out and am happy to be doing so.

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Post ID: @6pop+YR258VM

depends. Dell pays peanuts for those with technical skills and pays fortune for those with articulation skills.

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Post ID: @5eat+YR258VM

I left Dell over a year ago. It's a mixed bag on compensation. My Dell role paid more than the one I'm in now, but a new job I'm about to accept pays more than any of them. There are too many variables involved to make such a broad statement that Company X pays you less/more than Company Y.

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Post ID: @1iqj+YR258VM

ugh. This is nonsense. If you spent time at Dell and gained experience and skills that outpaced your position, then of course moving on to a new company would net you a bigger salary. This has nothing to do with Dell underpaying you.

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Post ID: @1myd+YR258VM

I didn't find that to be the case.

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