Thread regarding Oracle Corp. layoffs

Imprecise and Excessively Relaxed Comm Approach

Layoffs or not, what drives me nuts is a nonchalant way how the execs and corp comm team are going about this. There was an organization wide email sent to tell us how rosy things were and how we are knocking it out of park in the marketplace. Layoffs left and right, and yet all is rosy here at Oracle. This is sick and disrespectful. Yeah, things are good if you get to keep your job but at the same time I know at least three people who were axed this week.

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https://www.businessinsider.my/oracle-layoffs-2019-3/

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Post ID: @YbpNCss-1uoj

@YbpNCss-ojj Probably bc his own DM was axed.

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Post ID: @YbpNCss-1vxy

When they did the massive SPARC and Solaris layoffs a year or so ago, we were having our best sales years ever, we got corp. comms. saying how rosy things were, they had the huge employee summit and being told there were jobs everywhere that needed filling, then they RIFed 1000-1500 people.

They just lie and lie and lie.

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Post ID: @YbpNCss-wvs

They sent the email to make sure people were more focused on their work, not on layoffs. Reassure, then hatchet. The important thing is not the people, but the profits.

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Post ID: @YbpNCss-ehx

You should show how sickened and bothered you are by staging a walk-out.

Quit, now. That will show em (Oracle).

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Post ID: @YbpNCss-djv

thats quite com'on. For rest of them its life as usual..

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Post ID: @YbpNCss-gne

Not surprised, unfortunately. You must have zero sense of empathy to reach those management heights in Oracle.

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Post ID: @YbpNCss-dvm

For information purposes re: impact, he was a Network guy

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Post ID: @YbpNCss-bnx

This is probably because his management chain is being rifd too.

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Post ID: @YbpNCss-lht

Just got a call from a friend, he just got axed. What bothered him the most was he told by an exec who is not even in his reporting chain and who he has never previously spoken to.

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