Does anybody know what happens when you submit your two weeks notice? Are you expected to work for the remaining two weeks or are you told not to come in from that point on? I'm about to change companies and I'm trying to figure out how to organize... — read more
Layoffs at VMware never stop. It's an ongoing process and if you're looking for job security you need to start looking somewhere else.
VMware rarely lays off just 15 employees. Something tells me another much bigger round could be coming our way if not this week, then the next. Unless I'm wrong and small-scale layoffs have been happening for a while now without me noticing, which I... — read more
Surprised nothing about layoffs today. It sounds like the a number of people under WW bookings were laid off today.
Talks started of the Jan’22 layoff cycle. SEBU and EUC changes on the horizon.
The Any App, Any User, Any Device tagline is total BS when the employees have to deal with so many MSFT dependencies, InfoSec roadblocks, and tools that just don't work. This company has no business telling others how to deliver apps and... — read more
I am looking for a new job and I have sent many applications. I believe I will be able to get out of here by the end of the month. I hope so. _ This time I applied to companies where I would really like to work unlike when I applied here and I... — read more
Then all the managers - from the lowest to the highest level - are positively shocked when most of the employees are satisfied with doing the bare minimum. If you want your employees to give a damn, then you need to treat them better. For so many of... — read more
If I fail to find a job within the next month, even though it’s not a good idea, I’m thinking of giving notice anyways. It has become really unbearable here. I'm wondering, if someone came who really knew how and wanted to fix this company so... — read more
Anyone else received HR survey within SEBU about first line managers, promotions, due by Sept 17th? Just want to make sure it is not for selected people because no one mentioned it. If you say yes, please mention something that ensures you... — read more
This is the biggest problem with the customer experience that the execs can't seem to grasp (or they just don't care): Customer needs help on a timeframe of minutes or hours Support works on a timeframe of days or weeks Product Engineering works on... — read more
VMware appoints Kit Colbert as its new CTO, tasked with shaping the technical vision of the company along with VMware’s transformation to a cloud and subscription-centric organization... — read more
I had a horrible experience recently. It's amazing how backstabbing has become so widespread here in the last few years and how it has become part of corporate culture. The bigger the backstabber, the more successful one becomes here. In this... — read more
He's in over his head.
[because WMware is depressing] When I was looking for a job here I really couldn’t even imagine it was so depressing a place. Obviously I didn’t do my research well. I believe that many more people are deeply disappointed in this company and that... — read more
I can't possibly understand why they decide to buy startups that everyone knows will be a debacle? Unbelievable. Is it incompetence? Are there any reasons I don’t understand? I hope I'm wrong, but I'm almost certain that it won't be long before they... — read more
We heard today a senior employee is leaving from TS. (Female Snr Director). Are you losing count of the leavers? Why so many?
I hate my job and I hate my boss. Being laid off would be a blessing right now!
Another cycle of layoffs started to take shape for the Jan. This cycle is Epic with all new reorg that vmware has gone through
One thing is for sure, and that is that I have never worked for a company where favoritism was a bigger problem than it is here. The saddest thing is that those who are favorites are among the worst employees who could hardly get a better job... — read more
Received an offer from vmware, what is the advice? I am reading in many places o about how toxic its culture. The favoritism and racism. The offer is from Sasi in SEBU. Anyone give insider insight? I am not from India. It is staff engineer... — read more
When your manager is a failure, he tries to use HR to intimidate, spread lies to justify his theft. For everyone at VeloCloud who has been subjected to racism and favoritism, hand in there, keep recording and documenting. It is a war of decency VS... — read more
What are people hearing about this new 3 BU structure? which BUs will remain, which will merge etc.?
I realized today that this company is being led by the same type of people who caused Disney to ruin the Star Wars franchise.
I got an offer to go to a startup company. They do really interesting things and I think they have a lot of potential, however, I still hesitate. For a long time I wanted such a challenge, the work here has become boring to me, the leaders of the... — read more
As I read through these post, a few thoughts come to mind. I am 100% sure that no one could care less about. I am also 100% sure I will get snarky comments, don't care about that either. Is my personal thought that VMware is the same company as... — read more
The “anywhere work” thing was a pat idea. Raghu feels we work best in office. This is straight out of his mouth in a meeting with c level.
Let’s not kid ourselves, favoritism is on the rise here. I don’t intend to play that game, I have a much better option outside of this company and am leaving soon. However, I still wonder how some people who can’t boast of working hard, who don’t... — read more
For immediate release: Another executive is now detaching from the mother ship and heading off to the quad-colored Big G. Isn't it amazing how quickly managers, in charge of decisions and such, will jump ship when they see what they... — read more
To reduce fatigue, raise productivity, and add time for developer to quality softwaring, your best management team announce that all meetings schedule for Monday will be move to any other weekday. We enforce policy by switch from an unlimited... — read more
Honestly, I’ve been hoping to get laid off for a long time because I don’t want to miss severance pay. In my case, it's now no longer worth waiting for severance pay. Got a very interesting job offer that would be less paid but more challenging... — read more
I’ve only been here a little over two years and I already think I should change the company. I have a friend who wants to get out of here after only a few months. The process of growing skills is very slow here and I do not want to stagnate anymore... — read more
And yet here I am. Worried about more layoffs, dreading going into work tomorrow... This place has me so stressed out that I can't even relax over the weekend. I've only been here for a little over two years and I don't remember ever feeling... — read more
A lot of senior leaders and VP's leaving the company and re-org's happening soon. What's your outlook of the company with Raghu as CEO and the looming Dell spinoff?
Does anybody know for certain what the current severance package contains? People keep talking about changes they implemented since the pandemic started (I guess that's as good a reason as any to sc--w us over once again) but I can't find any... — read more
Rumors are starting up on another big round, is that happening any time soon?
Anyone knows how bonuses and annual increases work? Is it true that Directors and Sr managers try to reduce payouts (annual increase) for ICs so that they get higher increases? This is really pathetic and explain why so many first line managers... — read more