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Great Ed Tech Company.

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  • Senior Management
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
Current Employee - Director in Washington, DC
Current Employee - Director in Washington, DC

I have been working at Blackboard full-time (more than 5 years)

Pros

Need to be OK with change as the company is working through an evolution from product to solution specific. Very passionate team.

Cons

Few opportunities for formal training, professional development is mainly via on-the-job projects. However, there are plenty of opportunities for OTJ learning.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Increased transparency and cadence of communication.

Recommends
Neutral Outlook
Approves of CEO

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    Fun Work Environment

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Marketing Manager in Washington, DC
    Current Employee - Marketing Manager in Washington, DC

    I have been working at Blackboard full-time (more than a year)

    Pros

    Working here is fast-paced and fun. Lots of learning on the job and new projects to keep you interested. Most people actually really care about teaching and learning, which was a big surprise to me.

    Cons

    Busy work, too many meetings and PowerPoints.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Management should make it more clear how to get a raise. I got an excellent review, but I can't figure out how to translate that into a raise or a bonus.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2. 1 person found this helpful  

    Decent place to work most of the time.

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Various in Killeen, TX
    Current Employee - Various in Killeen, TX

    I have been working at Blackboard full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Fast paced always growing environment which keeps things fresh and motivating. We help people with their higher education opportunities which is rewarding as well.

    Cons

    Politics reign over actual performance in many ways. Communication is also an issue between various lines of business.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Write some SOPs for communication, base performance off of acutal performance and not off of who you like the best or who you think is the best looking!

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
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