Blackboard Inc. Layoffs

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Uber's business model is a paper tiger

Uber (and the rest of the ridesharing companies subsidize rides with investor money while churning through underpaid drivers. Uber has no plan B. No magic autonomous driving IP. And now California will put a halt to worker exploitation. This is... —  read more 

Annual Layoff

Its that time of the year again! After a policy of not back filling attrition, the company is hiring 30 employees for a particular team in Columbia. In addition to a swelling of contractors that are being trained by current employees, this does not... —  read more 

This is part of the College Meltdown

"With so many online program management companies offering similar services, many market observers agree: something’s got to give." —  read more 

IBM Rejects run the show

It is no wonder the old CFO is gone and a new one is in place now. The top is filled with nothing but process obsessed IBM failures. This is my personal opinion.

Laid off in December 2017

Had been there only 90 days after BB aggressively recruited me. Be very careful going in, I know many folks who were laid off in the same time period. The fish rots from the head! —  read more 

Be careful

My experience with BB was not good. The mgmt is substandard, they are overly aggressive and they market the hell out of everything. I do not trust their numbers, it's my gut feeling and I have nothing to back this up but everything at Blackboard... —  read more 

Killeen Layoffs

More layoffs in Killeen today, 03.21.2017. Appears to be the norm with Blackboard.

More Layoffs 4/7/16

Seems to be much more targeted this time. Implied that it's driven by the new direction the new CEO wants to move the company in

200 more laid off this fall

As usual, Bb laid off about 200 people (some were called position eliminations or not filling open spots) in order to try and make their numbers look good to private equity ownership and potential buyers. This has been repeated every year since... —  read more 

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More layoffs!

Blackboard laid off about 100 people this fall due to poor financial performance - no growth and high costs - and apparently is continuing to "restructure" and eliminate positions at the end of the year.

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Blackboard Inc

Blackboard Inc. has laid off 90 employees, according to a source with knowledge of the job cuts, the second major round of layoffs since the education technology company’s $1.64 billion buyout by Providence Equity Partners LLC last year. The staff... —  read more 

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