Huge swaths laid off with no notice, effective immediately; some during PTO; some on the verge of submitting major projects to clients. Sounds like they need to fix their numbers urgently by cutting weight but there already wasn't enough staff to... — read more
"I think the most recent financial performance here was fairly bad, and I think the company itself is doing the financial equivalent of 'battening down the hatches,' and that’s never a great sign, in my view. The capital structure has deteriorated... — read more
The culture of Wiley supports 0 competence, accountability, and a lot of deflection/blame. Deeply unhealthy and not a place to grow. The star performers are given the most work, and also constantly thrown under the bus. HE is on a downward spiral.
"John Wiley & Sons (NYSE:JW.A) is reducing FY2020 outlook as it sees declines in print book sales, declines in businesses, delays in closing annual journal subscription agreements and delays in customer payments due to pandemic... — read more
"John Wiley & Sons has agreed to acquire Zyante for $56 million in cash." https://seekingalpha.com/article/4273005-wiley-acquire-zyante-stem-courseware
What does this look like on the ground? "Our multi-year business optimization program is driving significant efficiency improvement and savings across Wiley. " "We continue to see decline in our Publishing businesses, but we have realigned our... — read more
"The initial deal term is for eight years, and it provides for a launch of support for two existing online programs (a master's in Criminal Justice and a masters' in Law Enforcement Intelligence and Analysis) in September 2019. A third offering is... — read more
Not sure what else to say. The industry is shrinking and things are going digital - there will be more layoffs at Wiley, nobody can stop it.
Just look at other publishers, nobody is doing good
I work for a competitor, and I got nothing, just curious about what you guys typically get at John Wiley?
Any new info on 2014 cuts? I hear many rumors
We can turn things around but we need to put more emphasis on digital and we need to retrain our folks so they can adjust to the new normal. things are moving very fast and all of us have to react and adjust - i know that we had few bad years but i... — read more
Big cuts (INDY) last year, 2014 should be better - JW is a good company to work for