1,400 positions (the entire building..all positions except hands on computer techs) in Troy, New York moving to Carey, NC. 1st round was notified last month. Employees are being told in 3 waves. Next wave will be informed in June and last wave in... read more
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Over the next year or so 200+ jobs are expected to be moving from Clarks Summit facility to the Cary NC campus. Currently about 410 employees are listed as working at Clarks Summit. The jobs are moving but not necessarily the people that are... read more
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Almost 100 people laid off as a whole division was closed down. Informed 1/12/18 and effective 3/15/18.
no way to get promoted or change departments to get higher pay even if you know all the systems and procedures required for the job... the recruitment team is looking to fill the spot based on keywords and specific degrees... even if you have a... read more
Sooooo many things wrong with MetLife right now... Working set hours is nice, but open work place not so much. You gotta be very careful how you use your PTO, because it's very limited and it includes both sick days and vacation. The ranking systems... read more
Seriously people, if you are surprised by this, where have you been for the past several years? MetLife has made internal restructuring a regular thing. The company has been relocating and laying off people on regular bases for years, they just... read more
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The Bridgewater layoffs started on Friday 11/3/2017 - many of us predict that there will be additional cuts in 2018...
Am I the only one who is sick and tired of them moving the goals higher up and adding these caveats that make sure you fail even when you somehow manage to reach the goal? This is affecting everybody, even the top sales reps. For example, the... read more
Another day, another surprise, there are folks that think that job reductions may happen in corporate in NYC.
Why such scare tactics about headcount cuts and barely any appear to have happened?
Finance reorganization and staffing adjustments coming soon.
Who is to blame at this point in time and you need to know that things can be better but people are talking about job cuts NYC.
Actuarial Department continues to fire good people.
Kandarian said he wants to save a billion over a year or two. OK, 10% or so cut in spending. Guess what that means for MetLife employees and families - LAYOFFS. Not sure if this is gonna be linear (e.g., 10% spending = 10% payroll job cut) but it's... read more
Look like the axe is swinging again on the Mass/Met Broker Dealer side.
/ by Katherine Chiglinsky March 1, 2017, 1:31 PM EST MetLife Inc., the largest U.S. life insurer, lowered its headcount by 11,000 last year... read more
Has anyone heard that some in Johnstown, PA are visiting Charlotte in preparation for transfer of work and relocation? The Johnstown office has been open 40 years and there are always rumors it will close.
Please post estimates or facts as it relates to Metlfe 2016 layoffs
Will the open enrollment costs be higher this year due to all the cost cutting and the anticipated Obamacare increases?
Sorry buddy... Hope the severance helps...
According to management it's business, hiring, and travel as usual and very few layoffs will take place in the company. Doesn't make sense what their saying in light of Mr. Kandarian's announcement?
Layoffs have started in Auto and Home departments. ...... They are to continue for a couple of days.....
Although it was made clear by the CEO that there would be cuts to headcount, management in some areas seems to be blowing off the message and taking the news very lightly and there have been several recent new hires? What gives?
And the ax is still swinging! Smh...
MetLife Offers Staff Buyouts in Japan /
Employee hiring freeze (no open positions to be filled) and consulting hiring freeze (no new consulting engagements) through at least the rest of 2016. Also, severely restricted travel expenditures for at least the rest of 2016.
They already got rid of a good chunk of Met by selling us to MassMutual. Their "so much better" technology is actually worse than Met's when I started almost 12 years ago, not to mention they still us a system from like 20 years ago to key some of... read more
Marrty Lippert (CTO) said 68% of the 1 Billion dollar in cuts are coming from GTO. This was the answer he gave when asked where the cuts were coming from.
MLAH management scheduled a conference call for Sept. 7th, to discuss "updates" in our division. Has anybody heard anything about any layoffs?
just getting out of 4 heart bypass 3 weeks ago, i woke up and smelled the coffee at 63,theres no reason to work yourself to death over 401 s and big savings.my problem was hereditary.but now I realize lifes not about fancy cars and big houses,love... read more
I will say, out of all the gin-joints I've worked and all the hideous software packages I have dealt, MetLife's is one of the absolute worse! The word on the streets is that MetLife's "claim" to fame is seriously incompetent upper management... read more
The IT layoffs announcement that was to supposed to happen in March 2016 was cancelled (obviously). MetLife announced on Feb 29 that it will be selling their Premier Client Group to Mass Mutual and spinning off and/or selling its remaining retail... read more
I heard that there were layoffs in Retail Life - I used to work there and I know many amazing people over there. It's so sad that they have to go through this as it was one of the best and most talented groups of people I ever worked with. It looks... read more