And I mentioned the underbid issue. Yeah, my team is where the worst underbidding happened. I guarantee we won’t be able to offer anyone a reasonable rate to replace these people.
None of my tier 1 people are ready for tier 2. Definitely not the one who has been tier 1 for 14 years.
So, as we’re training a new hire who needs to learn a lot of computer basics and have been notified we can onboard the other backfill in the same state, I’m suddenly in danger of losing 40% of my team.
One presumes that the alternative to the pay cut is unemployment. Not sure, but 3/5 of my tier 2 team are employed by that company. Another 5th is my mobile lead.
What I don’t know is that the meeting my bosses are in is with one of the subcontractors for our contract and they’re about to offer their staff pay cuts. (Hint: my company underbid badly.)
I know that his departure is going to hurt a lot, because the feds he works with 1x overworked and 2x underworking. Bonus, no one on my team is ready for his job.
It’s from my mobile device lead and I’m not entirely surprised. I know my supervisor and PM are in a meeting, but not for what, so I make a point to call their attention to it.
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