Topics regarding layoffs at Activision Blizzard
Am I the only one who's seeing red because of this? Activision-Blizzard warns investors that recent mass layoffs “could negatively impact business”... — read more
If we are having layoffs with numbers as good as they are, what's going to happen when we actually see drops in profit, not just "unsatisfactory growth?" Also, how are we supposed to attract the best talent if the word gets around about such business... — read more
My husband works at Blizzard, and he's been a nervous wreck since the announcement. I think saying major layoffs are coming and not giving any details for days afterwards is unnecessarily cruel. What's the point of prolonging the anticipations and... — read more
I guess this is what happens when record results achieved by the company do not translate to record bonuses for the executives. How dare those who helped bring in these profits also take away from them by getting paid for their work??? This is just... — read more
Do you think these layoffs will focus on older employees? Those who have been with Blizz before it was Activision and who probably make more than Activision is willing to pay them? I've heard this might be the case - and if it's true, I think that's... — read more
Used to work there, it was cool, most of the time. It’s very fast paced, sometimes it’s nuts… There is no enough support given to anybody to meet the deadlines…. The execs know this but they play the game – they encourage the rumor mill, oftentimes... — read more
I haven't been with Blizzard for a full year yet, and the way things are looking right now I won't be here long enough to see my first anniversary. I was so happy to land this job - I left a really good position in another company for it. And now it... — read more
"Staff at the game publisher Activision-Blizzard are preparing for big layoffs next week, waiting to see who will be one of potentially hundreds of employees who could lose their jobs on Tuesday."... — read more
Only non-gaming departments are getting hit?
This is turning into an annual exercise at Activision, 2012, 2013, 2014 and now 2016. I guess it's the nature of the beast as the whole industry is changing rapidly and skills need to be refined. Sometimes I even think that Activision should have no... — read more
Welcome to the gaming industry, guys and girls. Layoffs are just something we expect at this point. Time for the job search... again.
activision pays really low for customer services and they lay off all the time and it’s bad to be customer service here - tools are not reliable… as a side note, remember, taking calls all day is draining in every sense, you get tired quickly – and... — read more
Here is an update for all that were claiming that we are done with layoffs: https://thetechportal.com/2017/02/13/activision-faces-massive-layoffs/ — read more
You guys make some of my favorite games, I really hate to hear what's going on. We all know it's all on Activision. Not sure if anybody is going to read this, but I wish every one of you good luck this week. I'm sure all of you will have no problems... — read more
Not that I'm gloating... I'm just worried this might lead to even more layoffs down the line... I guess we have to wait and see... I hate that Blizzard is now a part of this mess... — read more