BD was once a great place to go into and walk out of happy. People enjoyed the good ol' days of BD. Things change, management shuffles. We entrust the Board of Directors to represent the company. The perverbial "torch" is passed on, we've had some... read more
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Is there any warning to those who were getting laid off or was it a complete surprise shock? Do they give you any explanation? With layoffs supposedly starting today, just curious if I should start packing my cube early.
Another corporate monster that works its employees to death, and then throws them out in the streets because they impact the bottom line and the corporate fat cats massive bonuses. Your game is so played out. The revolution has already started. The... read more
I was laid off last year and it was a blessing in disguise. I moved on and found a job that’s more rewarding and pays better. I think the job market for IT is good and one should be able to transition easily if you happen to be cut. I still have... read more
9-18-17 downloadbesttorrentblog.rus have began. Talk is about 30% to be laid off today. Sad day for those who have been there 15+years. No one is protected here. Several locations have been hit yesterday. We still don't know if yesterday was it, or if will carry... read more
That's the tally for today. Not sure about other locations. #EverySingleYear
I heard that the Bard acquisition is delayed to November due to the ongoing court case with shareholders. Whether this will prolong / delay the scheduled layoffs in September is yet to be seen. The dates I keep hearing are September 14th, 18th and... read more
To-the-point, useful information here. It's always good to get a loud-and-clear wakeup call backed by what appears to be solid information, even if the writing has been on the wall (or at least it should have been) following the long ago shift in BD... read more
I recently resigned as a Senior Director as I have been involved in the planning for a reduction in force and know that my team is being impacted. There is redundancy following the acquisition of Bard but that has only increased the number impacted... read more
Heard on good authority that more layoffs coming in Sept. Not really surprising news with the acq. of Bard and since a repeat performance should have been expected after what followed CF 2 yrs ago. If this info is correct, and if you have been at BD... read more
Announced today 5/4/17 that Facilities dept being outsourced.all we do the loyalty the dedication means absolutley nothing.i hope Bard is paying attention.BD only cares about money and does not care about people.peole might lose there homes they dont... read more
Do you know if Bard will have major layoffs after BD acquisition is over?
According to USCIS, the ever important H1b visas for highly skilled foreign labor will be suspended for up to 6 months, starting April 3rd. Approximately 70% of H1b visa recipients come from India, gobbling up highly coveted tech jobs in the United... read more
If I tell you what - I am concerned you'll laugh - but how can you ignore so many warning signs here in Franklin Lakes.
Engineers get axed, then train foreign replacements H-1B visa program steals Americans’ jobs By Don Bauder, March 30, 2016 “Knowledge transfer.” It’s a scholarly sounding name for a vile practice that is stealing jobs from American engineers and... read more
It seems like BD has decided to offshore application support and announcement might happen next week. Not sure how jobs will be impacted but it is rumored about 2/3. Wish you good luck.
What I have observed: disfunctional, arrives late/ leaves early, takes credit for subordinate's accomplishments and blames for manager's lack of knowledge, leadership, laziness. Much more, but the main question is: how can a "successful" company... read more
A few dozen people got the pink slip today at BD - San Diego. They are mostly Alaris people from what I hear.
New York (August 23, 2016, 7:21 PM ET) -- A New Jersey-based global medical supply company has been slapped with an age discrimination lawsuit by a longtime former executive who claims the company reassigned his duties to a younger employee and then... read more
Anyone else getting antsy since the one year anniversary of last years' layoffs is coming in September?
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Look up this article at nytimes.com written June 11, 2016 "Laid-Off Americans, Required to Zip Lips on Way Out, Grow Bolder." So the work isn't getting done. HCL can't handle it. What a surprise. That's not going to stop the reckless, unfair... read more
Just wondering how things are going to those who were laid off and those who converted to HCL. Any news?
BD had been denying that they were looking to sell/divest the respiratory business ever since they bought CareFusion. Well, looks like they were lying about that too! Link for the main article: / read more
It wasn't about quality, even though that is what is drilled into the associates ... quality has become simply a slogan, nothing more with this company. Sad. might as well sell the whole thing out and just stick the BD label on someone else's product... read more
Do you all recall the fable entitled “The Emperor's New Clothes”? Well Rich Pierle, the Emperor of BD IT, is wearing no clothes. At IT town hall meeting after town hall meeting, lesser members of the court stand up and praise the Emperor's new... read more
HCL is clueless, I have worked with them and they are incompetent fools. I am glad to be leaving and taking my dignity with me.
They repeatedly lied telling plant IT associates they were out of scope and just last week broke the news to plants that they will be included in the Jan - Mar 2016 waves. The way they lead everyone along and continue to play against peoples fears... read more
Good luck to all BD/CFN IT employees who will be taking the job with #HCL. Don't let them screw you over and get everything in writing (especially the completion bonus)...
/ A 59-year-old executive will be allowed to proceed with his age discrimination lawsuit against a San... read more
/ I wonder how much of this applies to the Better, Bolder BD?
Message from Vince Forlenza and Chris Reidy We are in the midst of building a bigger, better and bolder BD, with new teams and new ways of doing things. We must do this work the right way – with a strong set of values and with unwavering integrity... read more
BD has announced their BDX earnings earlier this week........... Extract from / : In addition, we are pleased to announce that we have increased our cost synergy... read more