VMware Layoffs

Topics regarding layoffs at VMware

Oh my dear Mr Poo :-)

So Mr Poo tweets out some sh– about Indians squeezed into their "small homes" and how Mr. Pop's heart goes out yada yada yada. Some dumb f— looks like called him out on Twitter and Mr Poo deletes the tweet and runs to hide behind his mommy or... —  read more 


What means when company has central tools team, and central team say developer tools need managed by team using tool? Does central team have value? Close central team not hurt bottom line?

App Modernization

App Modernization is extremely tone deaf and rude for anyone who did not come from the new acquisitions and end up in the new BU. Do you think that the people who built the revenue streams are happy with the implication that their software is... —  read more 

Retaliatory firing

Anyone been through retaliatory firing? I've been at vmware for 5 years. My manager (who I had for about 6 month) threatened to fire me. I know the reason. It is pure retaliation. What advice is out there? NSBU Palo Alto

Fraud investigation and layoffs

A probe into vmware security fraud started yesterday by the ex California attorney general. Glad to see this fraudulent, racist company under some investigation. Hopefully, investigation for The failing startup acquisitions that end up in the... —  read more 

Just got sacked from VMware PSO

Boss called this morning. I don't envy his position. Got sacked after 6 years with the company and nothing, but positive reviews year after year. Nice severance package and an opportunity to find another job within the company. This is just how it... —  read more 


Meetings have been booked and internals have been laid off.

And it has begun!

A lot of people got 1:1's set up yesterday(5 in the HCS platform engg team, 2 in SRE are the ones I know) at EUC Bangalore. It was always clear this dev owns quality b—s— was a way to move the QAs into dev teams and fire them stating "business... —  read more 


I got the invite today. The 1x1 meeting will be with a SVP, I am in EU GSS... Why SVP? I am not a manager...

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Meeting Tomorrow / Burlington

I have an unexpected 1:1 meeting scheduled with my manager tomorrow. She typically do not do things like this, so I am pretty certain I'll get the axe. I am in Burlington, Ontario, Canada...

Doom day

Yearly layoffs happening today. It started in Europe, let’s see how it goes in the US. Not-so-competent management letting go of people they don’t like to hide their own incompetence. If you get an invite for a 1-2-1 with your manager, you... —  read more 

Next week

Yearly small layoff (1-2%) is coming next week. I've been told HR is mobilized.

Layoffs 2020

Expect a meeting invite with your manager on January 21st. Good luck...

Acquire to layoff

This is a strategy and well established history for vmware. Acquire small startups, then lay-off the good minds. Another acquisition is in the baking (in a few weeks). Little they know, they will be crushed. Welcome to Vmware.

Epic2 survey of Q4 again

I feel that the leadership really is out of touch. They don’t see racism that we suffer from. Instead, the empower Indian directors to control minorities and promote Indians. Oh well, we received another survey. Nothing is taken into... —  read more 

January lay-off starts this week

New WWBO VP hired in 2019 streamline and complete the automation of bookings business to help reach the 20billion.Had a full review completed and major re-org changes to be announced in WWBO grouping this week.Expected lay-offs,but who knows with... —  read more 

BUs hit by budget freeze until layoffs in January

After doing a full round of interviews I had a recruiter tell a candidate they have had an offer. After discussing the details of the offer over the phone, the next day, due to the layoffs in January, several BUs have had their recruitment budgets... —  read more 

VMware Layoffs 2020

Is this going to be an interesting year as it relates to VMware Layoffs 2020? Any news or rumors?

Jan 2019 layoffs are being prepared

Managers were asked to specify heads to cut off for this January 2019. You know the drill, managers will want to get rid off anyone who threat their own job. Get your resume updated if you are too good for this toxic racist place.

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