Thread: More layoffs

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    More layoffs

    Citing a "strategy shift" Activision Blizzard Inc. is cutting its Twin Cities staff by 20 percent, resulting in 31 layoffs at the videogame company's offices in Eden Prairie and Eagan.

    http://www.bizjournals.com/twincitie...in-cities.html
    Last edited by Galaddriel; 2012-11-06 at 01:45 PM.
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    Thanks for the info, I'll take this along in our next board meeting.
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    And that means exactly what impact for a normal player?

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    Its just a post to get people to say OMG WoW is dieing cause they are laying off people even tho it has nothing to do with that.

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    Surely those weren't GMs and increase in average waiting time that soon will happen will be just a display bug AGAIN.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Galaddriel View Post
    Citing a "strategy shift" Activision Blizzard is laying off 20% staff.
    Have you even read the article you are linking to? You make it sound as if Activision Blizzard (the whole company) just reduced its employees by 20%.

    The article makes it clear that this isn't even related to Blizzard games.

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    Anyone panicking about this hasn't read the article yet.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Galaddriel View Post
    Activision Blizzard is laying off 20% staff.
    Actually, they're laying off 30 people in the Twin Cities offices.

    30 out of their 7738 employees is actually 0.39%, not 20%.
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    Lmfao. It's only 31 people at one of Actiblizzions offices, and one that handles lower budget single player games. This has absolutely _nothing_ to do with World of Warcraft. ''The sky is falling'' xDxDxD
    Although it does suck to get laid off.

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    $15/month does not make you a shareholder in Activision corporation. Layoffs suck, so does redundancy and duplicity for a company. If you only need 10 people to handle a task there is no need to have 20 people working on it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Constellation View Post
    $15/month does not make you a shareholder in Activision corporation.
    Ssssh, you'll shatter his self-worth. Perish the thought of being a mere, lowly consumer! Nooo, no I'm not a consumer, I am a SHAREHOLDER, interested in the OVERARCING CONGLOMERATE BEHEMOTH.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Grievuuz View Post
    Lmfao. It's only 31 people at one of Actiblizzions offices, and one that handles lower budget single player games. This has absolutely _nothing_ to do with World of Warcraft. ''The sky is falling'' xDxDxD
    Although it does suck to get laid off.
    ^ This.

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    Let's avoid making sensationalist threads that are full of misinformation.



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