* Posts by wobblyjelly

4 posts • joined 26 Jun 2019

Not all heroes wear capes: Contractor grills DXC globo veep on pay rises, offshoring, and cuts to healthcare help


Re: Merit raises when everyone downrated by decree?

Was talking about setting your "goals" and was thinking what I'd want

Decent Pay Rise

Applicable Training

Meaningful job / role growth

But then realised I wasn't thinking corporate think so be

NO Pay Rise

NO Applicable Training

NO Meaningful job / role growth

So If I get any - result, else I get a 1 for exceeding on all my targets


New Model Army

Who would have thought DXC were using NMA lyrics as a 'plan' -assuming there is a plan


"On, on, on, cried the leaders at the back

We went galloping down the blackened hills

And into the gaping trap

The bridges are burnt behind us and there's waiting guns ahead

Into the valley of death rode the brave hundreds

We called for some assistance from the friends that we had known

But this is the 1980s and we were on our own

We never felt like heroes or martyrs to a cause

Just battle-weary soldiers in a bloody civil war

The massacre now is over and the order new enshrined

While a quarter of the nation are abandoned far behind

Their leaders offer the cliché words, so righteous in defeat

But no one needs morality when there isn't enough to eat

The unity bond is broken and the loyalty songs are fake"

We asked readers what DXC should be known for... and of course you came up with the goods


I walked past a news feed in the office today subtitles read "Digital seX Crime" bill review. Maybe not then

DXC Technology warns techies that all travel MUST now be authorised


no it's worse than that

The actual "rule" is apply 2 weeks before the 2 weeks you need to travel - there are up to 6 levels of approval account manager staff manager then a long level of managers up to L2, but normally their PA. so plan well ahead!

The cost / effort of the process must be staggering, I had one picked up my train ticket and he'd gone off to investigate and said I could save £5 a week by using local trains rather than Virgin - which would only add an extra hour each way a day to my travel - well wouldn't I wouldn't have gone - so then had to write a "memo" to justify the cost, the discussion must have cost more.

I assume the 8 hours training will include the mandatory ethics and corporate stuff - which you need a shower after doing.


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