VMware Layoffs

Topics regarding layoffs at VMware

Oct layoffs?

Heard layoff is scheduled for next month. Good luck

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Post ID: @116g9IVq

Back to the fake EPIC2 survey

Another manipulation from the HR to deceive staff into talking about the toxic culture at the various business units. Then retaliation will be the basis for next layoffs. Managers get access to the individual feedback and that becomes the basis of... —  read more 

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Post ID: @10XxNZW0

Data breach at NSBU may trigger layoffs

The data breach that was discovered at NSBU might trigger layoffs. I heard a few directors and senior directors jobs are on the line. It depends if customers are worried about private data exposed.

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EUC layoffs

Talks of EUC reorg in Oct? Anyone?

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Post ID: @ZrAvPS6

What happened to May layoffs?

There was a rumor of May layoffs at VMware some time ago - did that prove to be wrong or can we expect something to happen in the next few weeks? It'd be nice to get some info on it wither way, just to know just how much I need to worry (or not to... —  read more 

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Post ID: @YUwtzwM

Major Layoffs at EUC

EUC workspace 1 is under fire after very weak year performance. Layoffs are being escalated. This in addition to the too many harrassment and retaliatory practices that has been reported. Several VPs are under scrutiny in what appears to be a big... —  read more 

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Post ID: @Y7xyExp

Unresponsive technical recruiter

Since Jan last week till date, I have had 5 rounds of interviews (telephonic and in-person). They would occur randomly - suddenly two rounds over a period of three days and then again a lull for two weeks and so on. Recruiter doesn't respond to... —  read more 

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Post ID: @XYyGk2B

Airwatch feedback

Hows the Airwatch team / business doing ? Have been coming across few PM / Dev openings in Bangalore. Is it a good team to work with ? Is VMware continuing to look at it as an important entity and continuing to invest in it ? Is it prone to layoffs... —  read more 

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Post ID: @XLrvW44

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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Post ID: @XvExO1x

Recruitment frozen ??

I had an initial round of interview for a post at Bangalore. Then no response from th recruiter.. doesn't even respond to multiple emails.. Is recruitment happening or frozen ? —  read more 

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Post ID: @XpFU3TE

Time to leave

It has become patently obvious that there is no future at VMware. When layoffs are the main and only go to for management to solve the mounting issues, then it becomes obvious how inept and desperate they are. My advice to everybody is to start... —  read more 

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Post ID: @XpORF5E

Do we have an idea how many were affected in the end?

I know that’s hard to figure out, but does anyone have an idea how many people were affected by layoffs and, if somebody knows, what number were they targeting? In other words, can we expect more, or is that about it for now?

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Post ID: @Xo0ApzL

Stop laying off our best people!

Honestly, it's like the goal is to leave all the dead weight and cut anybody who actually has any knowledge and contributes to the company. Each time when we have more cuts, I'm left in disbelief when I see who is gone. Who is the genius who makes... —  read more 

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Post ID: @XoJO0Nn

It is a lie that this layoff is rebalancing of workforce

It is a lie that this layoff is rebalancing of workforce. The layoffs at EUC workspace 1 intelligence team targeted only the people who were hired via an acquisition in March 2018. The manager did not personally like the people and because he is the... —  read more 

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Post ID: @XnqQ8vW

More today?

Can we expect more layoffs today?

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Post ID: @Xng23BI

What's with hiding the number?

Why exactly is WMware refusing to say how many people were laid off as part of the latest layoffs round - especially here, in the US? What is it they are trying to hide? Could it be that the numbers are much larger than anybody suspects and they just... —  read more 

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Post ID: @XnYqByP

Farewell

So, my number came up and I was let go yesterday. 14 months before retirement. It could have been avoided and they had multiple options, yet this is the path they chose to take. I'll be fine but this leaves quite a bit of bitter taste... Farewell... —  read more 

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Post ID: @XnkXy5X

Layoffs confirmed to the Media

https://www.crn.com/news/data-center/vmware-confirms-layoffs-limited-number-let-go-as-part-of-workforce-rebalancing-

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Post ID: @XnWsHSr

Engineering / VxRail / QE (Palo Alto)

I've seen a list with 8 names on it today, all let go. I am hearing the cut may be a bit bigger but that's all what I know so far. Maybe someone else can chime in on the timing, etc.

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Post ID: @XmJ2Kco

Austin Office Layoffs (1/29/2019)

3 SLED core ISRs, 3 Healthcare core ISRs, 5 core Commercial ISRs, 2 core Enterprise ISRs were let go. All in Austin office. All these positions were inside sales. Rumor has it alignment is to make the field more happy, and turn the inside sales role... —  read more 

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Post ID: @Xm2CmCc

Will we be affected today?

Does anybody know if any US locations will be impacted with layoffs today? I'm nervous because it's the end of the month, and it's been mentioned several times that the last week of January is usually when layoffs happen at VMware. Add to that... —  read more 

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Post ID: @XmTQeux

End of January layoffs

It usually happens in the week of 20 - 30 of Jan. In my team its happened on 27 Jan and once on the 24 Jan 2017. A friend had weekly 1-1 and no one doubted it. They usually chuck out people with 2.5 to 5 years in VMware. New hires dont need to worry... —  read more 

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Post ID: @XfsRstK

Vmw shares

PG and the rest of the execs sold millions of their share, is this the downfall of vmware?

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CEO

Hearing some chatter that PG may be leaving soon.

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Post ID: @X5ghqzt

January 9 layoffs?

Typically on Jan9th every year - as clockwork; management decides to cull areas of business I'm somewhat new at VMware, so I can't tell if this is true or not? It'd be nice to be prepared if it is, because I'm assuming that it'll be "last in first... —  read more 

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Post ID: @WHeGOyS

vSphere was designed for data center.

Now people want to masquerade it as cloud and force feed customers. Customers ain't buying. People keep clinging to this delusion about "private" or "hybrid" cloud: cloud is cloud, private cloud ain't cloud, it's enterprise datacenter that has been... —  read more 

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