Layoffs rampant as of 8/31/20. After months of promoted growth and success.
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
insert rolling eyes emoji. what a sh--show.
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
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
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.
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
Some have been furloughed for 3 months while others have reduced hours. Can those with reduced hours get unemployment? Will they be coming back to work in July?
First, the user interface is designed as if the programmers were incentivized to maximize the number of clicks required to get anywhere. Second, it has the responsiveness of continental drift. Third, editing and formatting text is an... — read more
SQUASHED...WHAT WAS THE POINT OF JH LETTER.........?
The company is up for sale - more layoffs will come, 100 were just laid off
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
More layoffs in Killeen today, 03.21.2017. Appears to be the norm with Blackboard.
One more time.
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!
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.
"With so many online program management companies offering similar services, many market observers agree: something’s got to give." https://www.insidehighered.com/digital-learning/article/2018/06/04/shakeout-coming-online-program-management-companies — read more
WASHINGTON, July 17, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- University of Phoenix is expanding its partnership with Blackboard through 2022 as it delivers on its commitment to provide leading edge solutions to meet the unique educational needs of working adult... — read more
Blackboard has been know to buy competitors and to dismantle them imediately after the purchase - look what happened to Prometheus or WebCT...
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