Topics regarding layoffs at VMware

Topics regarding layoffs at VMware

The Attrition Has Begun

For those on the annual bonus plan, the bonuses were paid on April 15 and 30, and now the resignations are starting to roll in. Will be interesting to see how many people leave over the next month or few.

Dear Customers

On the remote chance that any current or prospective customer will see this: Do not spend a single dime with this company until they get the product and support issues fixed. Products are very unstable - Horizon, VRA, NSX, Tanzu...take your pick. ... —  read more 

Not trying anymore

There's no point in it. I put in a below-average effort each day and I don't even care that I do. At one point in my career I'd be horrified at the thought of not giving it my all at work, but this place has made sure to ki-l that instinct in me... —  read more 

I would be ashamed

I would be ashamed if I were the leader of this company and that during my time it was so downgraded. But our leaders are confident in what they do. Maybe they really think they are making good moves? Maybe they think they run a great company. It... —  read more 

Inadequate replacements

I say "inadequate" because my colleagues who were very knowledgeable were replaced by employees whose knowledge and skills are not even comparable. I am glad when someone gets the opportunity to work and learn new things, but does this company... —  read more 

Problems with attrition

I sincerely hope that none of my colleagues will leave any time soon, because it will become almost impossible to function. How does the attrition affect you and your team? Too much is being said about the effects of attrition on the company, and... —  read more 

Saving face stunt India GSS

GSS India management so desperate to clear their bad reputation that their are handing down promotion left and right. Freshers are promoted to supervisory rolls and what not. Man to clear out old mess they are creating a new mess. To recognise... —  read more 

VMW sux at SaaS

Flipping the company to subscription models was a given, but darn the company is doing a terrible job of putting in the right infrastructure and processes for executing and delivering. Every single one of the processes, packaging, portals, etc is a... —  read more 

Stolen from another page

A Japanese company and a North American company decided to have a canoe race on the St. Lawrence River. Both teams practiced long and hard to reach their peak performance before the race. On the big day, the Japanese won by a mile. The North... —  read more 

Etica at vmware

I read several times in this forum about Etica and how it is a tool for managers to enable them to retaliate from anyone who speak up against favoritism. Is this still the case or any changes? Last time I used it was about 2 years ago. The manager... —  read more 

Too much cash?

The company seems to be burning cash for nothing. I've seen a newly hired SE without any network background, salary ~$15k/m, doing nothing for 6 months. Wondering what is the criteria to get recruited for such a good package and do no work.

Any layoffs happened?

Anyone knows if any layoffs happened ? Maybe next Tuesday Feb 4th? Anyone aware of layoffs in Palo Alto? Or there is no layoffs this round because technically most good engineers already left?

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