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Whether it's about compensation and benefits, culture and diversity, or you're curious to know more about the work environment, find out from employees what it's like to work at BlackBerry.

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55 English questions out of 55

October 4, 2021

Does BlackBerry offer massages?

Pros

You'll get some swag, free coffee and free food on different days.

Cons

Micro managed, terrible managers, treated like cattle....and they are going out of business so stay away.

Advice to Management

go back to school and learn 2021 management styles.

You'll get some swag, free coffee and free food on different days.

October 4, 2021

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May 21, 2019

Does BlackBerry offer relocation assistance?

Pros

benefits package is the best, yearly bonus and merit increase.

Cons

too much process that slows down productivity

benefits package is the best, yearly bonus and merit increase.

May 21, 2019

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November 3, 2020

Does BlackBerry offer dental insurance?

Pros

Good benefits (pension, dental and healthcare, share scheme etc.) Future focused - new go to market strategy and suite of products Sales teams are growing, as are the sales figures Fun people to work

Cons

More work needed to communicate the vision effectively to staff Marketing activity needed to help customers understand to the product offering (i.e. cyber security not handsets)

Advice to Management

Speed up the decision making and delegate more to local leaders.

Good benefits (pension, dental and healthcare, share scheme etc.)

November 3, 2020

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May 4, 2020

Does BlackBerry offer parental leave?

Pros

Health Insurance is good and descent paid.

Cons

Not morally correct. They terminated me after 8 long years of service only 4 weeks before having my child (Or 8 months pregnant) conveniently cutting mat-leave benefits, insurance, etc. Same with other ladies (at least another 4). Overall, very unstable working environment, sales' targets and processes are messed-up. Poor product education, no telecommuting at all at any level or the CEO gets upset. CEO practice terror philosophy among executives and it cascades. Unfortunately, this nothing compare to what BB was in the past.

Advice to Management

Working environment and philosophy is very old Asian style. CEO should learn from the leading American IT companies and how they operate their business and their team of experts. Lastly, treat employees that are delivering YoY ethically and don't use law loopholes to avoid short term disability and Maternity leave.

leave benefits, insurance, etc. Same with other ladies (at least another 4).

May 4, 2020

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November 3, 2020

Does BlackBerry have a pension plan?

Pros

Good benefits (pension, dental and healthcare, share scheme etc.) Future focused - new go to market strategy and suite of products Sales teams are growing, as are the sales figures Fun people to work

Cons

More work needed to communicate the vision effectively to staff Marketing activity needed to help customers understand to the product offering (i.e. cyber security not handsets)

Advice to Management

Speed up the decision making and delegate more to local leaders.

Good benefits (pension, dental and healthcare, share scheme etc.)

November 3, 2020

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