I don't regret leaving at all. Now that I remember how much I was hesitant and how unsure I was of leaving and accepting another offer... I shouldn't have hesitated at all. Not only am I paid more, that wasn’t even the primary reason I left, but I... — read more
I keep hearing that there was layoff today, unfortunately all I heard is that affected Milpitas and Irvine. Anyone has more details?
For years I’ve been happy and content at this company but very recently I feel as though I could leave today just to be happy again.
I have enjoyed my short time here at WD but I have heard horrible things that happened to multiple close colleagues and that made me think... how many other employees are affected by toxic work environments and are too afraid to speak up?
From what I can recall, we've had July layoffs for the past two years. Does anybody know if the trend will continue this year?
The answer is arrogant leadership, most certainly. In fact, given that leaders are the ones who inspire and motivate, those who are at the top of WD I wouldn’t even call leaders. Their moves made my close colleagues and top experts leave WD. I... — read more
I already found my next employer but I am waiting until my September stock and bonus vested. I wonder at what time frame is WD's layoff? I wonder if I can volunteer for layoff, getting severance and the stock/bonus at the same time?
What can be achieved with fear-based leadership? Are they aware that it is impossible to achieve absolutely anything other than disperse all the talented and hard working people that this company needs into competing companies? I'm not afraid of... — read more
I'm at the point where I hate working here. I actively hate my job. I never thought this day would come yet here we are. Just imagine how much a company needs to change for one of its employees to go from truly enjoying his job to hating it within... — read more
We have a bunch of employees who've been here for years (some of them have even been here for a decade or more) and who still don't know how to properly do their jobs? How come they are still here when so many good people have been lost to layoffs?... — read more
Hard to believe that LC has been promoted given the documented violations and abusive toxic environment she has created. This is a textbook case of harassment and workplace violations that legal is CHICKEN to call out. Where is legal and hr? I... — read more
Is your manager OK with working from home few days a week in the future? I asked my manger and he said he will let me know.
Who continues to makes these stupid choices? Tweets and Instagram posts that get under 50 people engaged and now we have this translucent logo? What is brand thinking?
To work from home, one needs a mobile phone to answer calls, security confirmation, or read email. What is the experience of getting a company mobile phone approved for work? Better don't try?
Joined WD last year from Cisco. My director just showed me a 2.5% pay raise. Is this too low? With everything getting more expensive, including housing and food, shouldn't the pay raise be higher? What are other people getting?
I never thought that I will see SanDisk selling hard drives.
I’ve been at WD for 3 years. The only thing I can say is that it’s a good company to begin a career. Other than that it’s got your typical corporate BS that other businesses have: being underappreciated, office politics, an environment that thrives... — read more
Just learned from my manager that I have to return to the office as an 'early volunteer'. EVERYONE will have to be back in JUNE! WD is the only company that does this. All others let people work from home at least for the rest of the year. No one... — read more
I accepted a job at a much smaller company that seems to have a lot of potential. I also accepted a much lower salary, it was that important to me to get out of here. I couldn’t stand this atmosphere anymore. I procrastinated with leaving and... — read more
The neighboring Seagate layoff info is updated every week or so. Does it mean WD is having good days?
I would love for someone to tell me that the post below about the layoffs is just a rumor and nothing more. I panicked when I saw the post, so I'm asking for more information. Where are the layoffs happening or about to happen? I really don’t like... — read more
This place just gets worse and worse. More layoffs and clearly HR is asleep at the wheel. The level of politics and toxicity is off the charts. Not sure how we won an award of most ethical when employees have been screwed over this year by Goeckeler... — read more
So while we aren’t getting funded properly for STI after we performed someone is spending money on a stupid Instagram campaign that says ZERO about WDC? Someone please help these amateurs
Clearly out STI is being funded low because money is being redirected elsewhere. Perhaps to pay for all the new Cisco elitists?
I think many people received email like this recently:" This is a test of the Western Digital Emergency Communication tool. It is only a test. In the event of an emergency, critical information will be communicated to you via the contact information... — read more
Is WD too far gone to get back on its feet? Some of my coworkers believe that it will although it’s got a very long road ahead, but others insist we should just stick a fork in it because the company is done for. With the way leadership hasn’t had a... — read more
Any update on ACR that got postponed in September. Is it cancelled altogether?
Lots of weird hiring and firing happening. Clear strategy other than it’s all about Goeckeleker and the team he brought it to create chaos. We are supposed to be innovating and instead losing engineering talent with the game playing and politics. ... — read more
What are your thoughts about potential Western Digital Layoffs 2021? Any news or rumors?
In my opinion, HR should be the voice of compassion, reason and ethics, but that is not the case in this company. They should, of course, be the link between the company and employees to protect us, but they are not. They should help, but they don’t... — read more
Interesting that employees are laid of, forced out only to be replaced by more Cisco people. Makes you wonder if HR is asleep at the wheel or doesn’t care that starting at executive levels across and down it’s happening. Crazy how we have our own... — read more
Once again we have a company meeting with no substance and details that employees need. All information across company is drying up as we are living and working with Covid. New EVP Rob slams existing leadership while thumping his chest. Ashley was... — read more
Yes or no?
Looks like massive reorg announcement from Goeckler.
Good news is there are jobs and we don’t need to watch our out of touch CEO in a golf cart video (which clearly had $$$$ spent), plus the weird obsession making all things on our homepage about Goeckeler yet he is so quiet publicly. Bad news is our... — read more
Doesnt look like there have been any, not sure why the frequent questions
So glad to see the Cordano Crown crew gone! Our company is in a terrible shape due to many years of terrible management. DG needs time to get the house in order. There are still way too many mid-level management to get rid of. It's going to be worse... — read more