Intel wants to get rid of more than 11 percent of its staff as it realises that it has lost the battle for the hearts and minds of the mobile industry. It is shutting down its projects to build chips for Mobile Phones and Tablets.
Techeye has been told that a special webcast is scheduled on Monday for managers only, and it appears that it will be part of a hard core sales pitch to pressurise managers to convince employees to take voluntary redundancy.
As one manager moaned: “Why the Fuck do I have to deliver the VSP Bullshit to my affected reports instead of them doing their own dirty work?”
He said it was bad enough when Intel’s front line were told to trap staff to hit SSL targets and then force them to have the ISP blood on their hands through the respect and dignity execution.”
“Will probably be required to take waterboarding training next,” he muttered.
The comment has appeared on a staff site called “the lay-off” and already has attracted a few comments from hacked off fellow managers. Oddly one does not seem particularly upset at front line manager’s (FLMs) plight.
“OP, please, do not protect and SLMs. They are falsch/fake/trash, low level life forms (respect to 10% of them who R exceptions), protecting ONLY their fat asses.”
Another thought that the whole situation proved that Intel had “really had become a shit place to work”.