Last year all was fairly good, now all of the sudden things move, people are complaining and there are rumors about layoffs in Edmonton.
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This is going to be a short note, a very short one - I heard there will be layoffs in our corporate office in Edmonton.
Stantec: "We put people first" only when we absolutely need them, then we lie to them and treat them like criminals before tossing them out on the streets. "We do what is right" for upper management so that they can keep their 6 (or 7) figure salary... read more
I was told that layoffs are unlikely to happen at our group! I am happy to leave since I could't see any chances for my career development! No training and no plans!
I was a managing principal geologist, supervising several technical and admin employees in the Pacific northwest ( both Washington and Oregon); The staff and managers expressed disbelief on why I was laid off to my supervisor and human resources. I... read more
More Layoffs as of today!
Laid off at the beginning of august. I was told that my department was in good shape and that layoffs were VERY unlikely.
Laid off due to "lack of work" but told I was a "valued member of the team".
Rumors about Stantec layoffs keep coming, nothing new to report but I can tell you that rumors are persistent and I would not be surprised if Edmonton is hit very soon. I personally think that Gomes is a poor choice for us as our growth should be... read more
Do you know how is the industrial sector (as a whole) affected from the labor cuts perspective? Not sure who to ask so here it goes on Stantec's board? Any takers?
what are you administering?
Agree entirely with this statement posted on 03/07/13 - Stantec somehow has a reputation for being a good employer but when you join you soon learn that there is an established pecking order - highest in status are the engineers, then other billable... read more
it's pretty bad nowdays, never know who's leaving next
layoffs are happening right now
All that matters is that your timesheet is entered on Friday's and that you maintain high utilization or the hammer comes down. Profit center structure encourages competition of the wrong kind, within the company. Too much personnel turnover. Entire... read more
Stantec somehow has a reputation for being a good employer but when you join you soon learn that there is an established pecking order - highest in status are the engineers, then other billable positions, next are the CORP departments that are viewed... read more
Another wave is coming up sometimes in Spring, I am bracing myself but I am fed up with the politics and fear that's wide spread at stantec. I will continue looking for a job, it's not easy nowdays...
What about your purchase of Greenhorne and O'Mara - do you think some of the folks at Greenhorne may be let go?
There is a ton of rumors over last two weeks, every time spirits get upset something happens - I guarantee you this is going to be like February 2011
stantec is doing very very well
Communication between offices is plain horrible, teams and leadership is awful. Do not work for Stantec...
Architecture looks pretty bad, some life present in planning, engineering, while surveying and project management are so-so... No layoffs as of now (August 2012)...