Topics regarding layoffs at Time Warner Inc.

Topics regarding layoffs at Time Warner Inc.

I'm leaving

This place has turned into a joke ever since it was first announced that AT&T was planning to buy us. Nobody takes us seriously anymore. I want to be gone before this latest merger/spinoff/whatever-it-is happens and having worked here becomes a... —  read more 

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Post ID:  @OP+1bhyWxk2

AT&T Outsources more and more...

So the not so brilliant decision to acquire DTV was costly. But arrogant Randall went after T-Mobil and failed. The Board must be asleep or they are getting rich and don’t care? So they approve Time Warner media acquisition. Costly? Well let’s get... —  read more 

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Post ID:  @OP+10U1sgfr

When will we know?

The wait is becoming unbearable - we know layoffs are coming, we know thousands of people will be affected, so please get it over with as soon as possible! Honestly, the anticipation and stressing are worse than finding out I need to look for a new... —  read more 

John Stankey does not motivate, nor does he have any ideas that will make us successful in the new media environment

John Stankey does not motivate, nor does he have any ideas that will make us successful in the new media environment. He is riding this wave from his telco days thinking that TWM will be managed like he wished the telco could. Guess what mi amigo... —  read more 

Good read

Hundreds of pink slips are coming for "duplicative administrative functions" in AT&T's entertainment empire, and CEO John Stankey and TV chief Bob Greenblatt risk eroding "distinctive" individual brands like HBO and Turner in the process... —  read more 

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Post ID:  @OP+Y4Yslx7

Get Ready

Sorry, Warner, but as former DIRECTV, I feel for you all. AT&T insists on forcing their dysfunctional culture and processes on you despite proven success with your own. Not to worry, after a few years they will come back around to it and then act... —  read more 


Welcome to AT&T! We will be adding you shortly to our list of quarterly surpluses and start adjusting your bonus and salary bands in the near future. Don't worry 10s of thousands of AT&T resources already deal with this you should be fine, we believe... —  read more 

Time Warner inc

Not fair that our org has to make up for AT&T's Total financial dysfuncion, are we supposed to makeup for the continued shrinking segments revenues? How about hiring competent professionals in network, wireless, and content?

Got that dreadful call.

Got the call in the morning and was told I will be let go. It is kinda sad but not surprised its been a long year waiting to hear the news. But deep down I knew I was on the chomping block. But from what I heard I am part of a huge layoffs going on.

Nobody is safe

Why do people who have been with Time Warner the longest believe they are safe from layoffs? Does anybody really believe that company loyalty is a thing anymore? People will be laid off based primarily on how much they earn. End of story. Years in... —  read more 

How long before it starts?

How long does it usually take after a merger for layoffs to start? Do we at least have a few months while the dust on the whole deal settles or will it start sooner than that? I've heard many horror stories since yesterday and I'm not sure anymore... —  read more 

Layoffs are nothing new

It's funny how people get scared at the mention of word layoffs in relation to AT&T merger, when Time Warner's been laying off people every few months under the guise of reorganization for years now. This is nothing new, it's just not as well... —  read more 

It gets worse ...

SORRY GUYS, IT LOOKS LIKE AT&T’s top executives are considering divesting some Time Warner assets — including news organization CNN and celebrity gossip site TMZ — after they merge.

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Post ID:  @OP+ODpaaSF

You have to love the "exciting" camp when it comes to this deal. You really believe Randall is untested in keeping you around?

I'm amazed how delusional some seem about this acquisition with terms like "exciting" I mean unless by exciting you mean how you will be in constant fear and stress of the enevitable Tuesday morning teleconference meeting announcing layoffs and... —  read more 

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Post ID:  @OP+K0nfgUC

Get your resumes ready.

If you haven't followed what is transpiring at AT&T and Directv since they married I would suggest catching up. Be warned do not keep your heads in the sand AT&T is among the most toxic places to work for and I guarantee you your future boss Randall... —  read more 

NY Times Layoffs

Q1 of 2014 - almost certain layoffs of editorial staff here at NYT - you never know how things will be developed but there are so many signals pointing in this direction and I have to put it in the 'almost certain' category.

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Post ID:  @OP+teWTr0Q

2014 Layoffs

There is a lot of fear, lot of rumors - the word is that Time Inc. will be cutting hundreds of jobs in 2014

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Post ID:  @OP+t8yCHSw

with the recently announced outsourcing deal to cap gemini there will be (or, should we say 'already took place') some layoffs in it (mis...

with the recently announced outsourcing deal to cap gemini there will be (or, should we say 'already took place') some layoffs in it (mis division) and finance. the overall goal is to keep key business folks aligned with cap but most of the it staff... —  read more 

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