Give me, give me. I'll pay cash.
Comment! It's anonymous! Post information you know, rumors you heard, your experiences, or contribute to the discussion by answering or asking about layoffs at Qualcomm Inc.. The comment form is located near the bottom of the page.
Topics regarding layoffs at Qualcomm Inc.
ok, chip companies have had an outstanding run for the past few years... Now that hardware/chip is maturing, it's software business .Com's company's turn....Look for the Nasdaq pop from Web 3.0 and Mobile 2.0
Let's all thank those who voted for Obama and his wonderful policies including the most recent worker exchange program that was pushed through with some help from Erwin and his wife! THANK YOU!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Jana guys are joining QC board. Ain't that peachy? Got blackmailed into these right-sizing that does shit for the longterm viability/competitiveness of the company, instead of pushing back with sound business strategy and logic, QC assumed bending... read more
Will fiolettsk.rus reduce house prices in the San Diego area?
WT balcony doors are locked
I saw a guy doing on his car bumper sticker in AY parking lot today! :-)
Qualcomm spends 40 billion or so and acquires ARM to bolster it's royalties/patent portfolio. And no, qualcomm massive layoff won't crater north county real estate. Not many QC engineers can afford to live their now these days anyway, so the majority... read more
The average QC severance is 2.5 weeks for every year you were employed plus any unused vacation and a vesting schedule of options that vest within the year. RSUs go away. You sign a covenant not to sue and you can collect unemployment . And trust me... read more
Be careful if you are targeted and forced to make decision either to take lay-off package or PIP! I have heard some who signed the agreement and took several month lay-off package were not able to receive the unemployment pay from CA state, since the... read more
He has no leadership skills whatsoever to lead the efforts of his 35+ reports, our group is failure and I feel ashamed of belonging to it. The biggie is coming and he keeps hiring people for whom he doesn't really have a project. It seems he only... read more
Does anybody know if Qualcomm is offering outplacement assistance for layed off workers? They used to offer Drake Beam Morin assistance years ago. It was somewhat helpful in a previous layoff.
I mean, with the pending Avago merger, I'll probably get laidoff again next year. But at least my RSU's have doubled at Broadcom. And I think under change of control, my remaining RSUs will vest immediately if I were to be laidoff as part of the... read more
Rather than troll the SD real estate blogs, like sdlookup, redfin, zillow, and piggington to really discuss real estate with people that really know what they are doing and talking about, I'll just troll here and scream the sky is falling, the sky is... read more
Qualcom suffers from the same issue as Intel. They have this big money maker (licensing) and use the money to support all sort of stupid projects that will never yield a single penny of revenue. These projects are pets of senior management which is... read more
Kusi TV Professor says lay off impact on housing price significantly check this video
SM is good at cost down and already cut many departments that didn't make enough money. For example, QMC, Ethernet, power line,... etc. MTK still keep Ethernet and xDSL departments. Is cost down the only way in future?
Qualcomm a US company does business internationally, and earns profits internationally, but it should only Hire US citizens, why? explain that please You can sell a chip in a foreign country, but must not hire a foreign citizen of course, thats... read more
/ first entry in his blog. short story = no biggie.
This gravy train got gift of explosive smartphone growth for last 6+ year (iPhone triggered?) and it's then (degraded but still largely same) patent revenue framework which good Xmas gift of exploding ASP and volume while its management projected... read more
Please rest assured that we will take care of you the Qualcomm Way to ensure that your transition to your next opportunity is as smooth and stress free as possible. To quote Steve Jobs, many of you do not "see it (now), but it (will turn) out that... read more
Because I'm sure there are plenty of people that would be motivated to go, especially if there was a bigger carrot to go. I know I sure would. Until then, I'll just keep "working from home"
I don't give a shit.
I didn't write a single architecture, design, implementation documentation, nor leave and comments in any of my code. Or that I didn't bother to check in any of my code into version control, and that my laptop that has the code isn't an IT standard... read more
Yawn....So what's up people. What's going on in the office today?
BUT BUT BUT... I thought JANA was going to save us!!!!
find something tension free
Cheap place to live. good outdoor activities, all tech companies are there, close to denver
US companies should be hiring US citizens. This idea of cost cutting by sending US jobs overseas really needs to be hit hard by the government, and by the market. Despite the hype of the QGOV talking heads, this is not a company who gives a crap... read more