I suppose we will see what kind of shakeup this creates. JS was already sending out early morning emails saying that nothing has been decided (also reported in the... — read more
Topics regarding layoffs at Thomson Reuters
Just wondering whether anyone out there ever learned the actual criteria TR used to select people for being laid off in the latest round? I saw some really good people laid off - makes me wonder how they decided who was to go.
When the 2018 round of layoffs first found its way into the media it was sold as a unique opportunity for the company to reshape itself for way better things. Eighteen months on or so, I'm struggling to actually understand what better things have... — read more
Most probably this will be anmounced on Oct 1 following the official split
TR president of corporates (P.M.) resigned effective immediately. No explanation given as to why he resigned.
How many work at the company? What is the overall employee count at NYC?
The dev team in Beijing (z-park) is being laid off and a few offered positions in Toronto instead.
There's been a change of titles for many people in Hoboken. Anyone have any guesses or insight into what this means?
I would get out of findlaw ASAP. Honestly legal I’m general doesn’t know up from down at this point.
Lol. We fired a bunch of people around the country and now we're having trouble hiring enough replacements in a single (midsize?) legal market with low unemployment. Don't get me wrong, the Twin Cities are great, but thinking you're going to fire... — read more
More long time employees losing their jobs so they can be shipped to Costa Rica.... geez unreal these people have given TR so much & this us what they get .... incredibly sad times & financial heartbreak ... Merry Christmas sure
Have you heard anything about potential Thomson Reuters Layoffs 2020? Any news or rumors?
Where did the donation to charity go in place of the staff Christmas party ?
Is anyone bothering to complete the organizational health survey, and if so, what are the chances that it's safe to be honest? Why does the company even pretend to care at this point? It is obvious they consider everyone expendable.
Communication on basic things such as the health care renewal and distribution of turkeys has been solax this year. I have not heard a word about them giving out the turkey vouchers. Maybe I missed it but is it me or did they just stop doing it... — read more
Just learned that MSP office is apparently offering to entice current staff to refer prospective employees to the company as attorney editors. I don't believe this is a credible attempt to hire people as employees (only poorly paid and uninvested... — read more
Thomson Reuters has begun the search for a chief executive to succeed J.S. who has led the $34 billion professional information group since 2012." Search firm Spencer Stuart is in charge. "The search was at an early stage, one said, with the handover... — read more
Annual Axe dropped in Eagan this week... How’d everyone come out?
Service issues are no longer addressed and tickets are unanswered, were layoffs done in Hyderabad as well?
https://finance.yahoo.com/news/thomson-reuters-appoints-tony-kinnear-110000297.html Another shakeup. Tony Kinnear is now head of Legal. There is also investor pressure to replace the current head of Corporates as it is not doing as well as... — read more
https://www.ft.com/content/ed533f68-f711-11e9-a79c-bc9acae3b654 Can they actually do it?
Is anyone else nervous about the annual layoff time? It seems like the messages from upper management continue to be "rah rah we're so great...empowered and customer focused." They're clueless about how bad morale is so I wouldn't be surprised if... — read more
layoffs witnin refinitiv yesterday. people found out in the AM they wouldn't have jobs today. heard something like 200, mostly in tech. not clear if it was just eagan or globally
I missed it and have no idea what was said. No one on my team went. Does anyone know what was discussed?
richmond office challenged with 10-15% head reduction. timeline tbd. they lost their protection when ciso left.
Annual reorg time. Large corporates is being dismantled and broken into 4 segments - Strategic, Europe, Large Accounts, Corp Investigative. Marc Mehlman will lead the Strategic group. Wondering how this will impact current sales executives in... — read more
What’s the perception of the TR board of directors when they agree to sell 55% of F&R business for $17 billion and the company they sold it to then resells it for $27 billion less than 12 months later ? David Thomson said it was sold to cheap ...but... — read more
Another team gone, at least a half dozen people. Soon both the 11th and 8th floors will be mostly empty. They're going to shrink this office until we fit in a shoebox.
Truth is neither Refin nor TR really wants Reuters. Costs have been uncontrollable, there's no differentiator in the segment that actually makes money, and the margins are laughable. The problem is, who would want to buy this money-losing pit? Sad... — read more
And I stopped giving it my all. Actually, since I know my days here are already numbered due to my age and years with the company - I'm not even sure how I survived layoffs so far - I've been doing the bare minimum required. And I know I'm not the... — read more
Indeed had a Rochester posting for Software Engineer. Mistake? Didn't they let them all go? https://www.indeed.com/viewjob?jk=1a9e229f73126625&tk=1digrk2m0hml8802&from=serp&vjs=3
I was laid off at the end of 2018 after 12 years at TR--and at 61 years old, I thought I'd never find another job. Well, it took five months, but I have a new job, so it IS possible. Yes, I did have to compromise on pay (I'm only making a little more... — read more
Can they carve up Reuters for sale? Sell the financial news to LSE and the multimedia whatever to whoever actually wants to buy it Reporting @Z5Ya8ZF-1nfk
10% of TR Risk (what’s left after the Refinitiv spinoff) to be laid off end of August
It says so much that once again I learn about anything affecting my career from non Reuters news sources, days before the executives share it with the minion worker bees... — read more
So much for flattening the organization and providing opportunities to those who remain. Apparently, no one on staff is "sophisticated" enough to "accelerate our efforts." We had to hire someone from Equifax.
Inside account management
in my department, staffing levels are so stretched that not a day goes by where there aren't emails among different teams saying this is where they need help immediately and the priorities for deadlines. It's just ironic because the company clearly... — read more