BlackBerry provides various avenues for exchanging ideas and opinions within the company. Our intranet hub is central point for company communications including business strategy, product news, success stories, customer wins, employee spotlights, charitable giving and community initiatives.
BlackBerry employees have a positive vision for the future with our alignment to IoT and Cyber Security markets. Today BlackBerry already secures more than 500 million endpoints including 195+ million vehicles. The world trusts and relies on us to lead the way to a safe, connected future.”
BlackBerry utilizes regular feedback programs (employee opinion survey, 360-degree feedback, and other in-house programs) to demonstrate our respect for employees’ ideas. We also provide tools and platforms for in-person and global virtual collaboration including BlackBerry Messenger (BBM).
BlackBerry supports employees’ growth and development with our education reimbursement programs, professional association memberships, mentorship program, 24/7 online access to 5,000+ leadership, technical & professional development courses, and instructor-led training in several languages.
BlackBerry’s core values of customer focus, innovation, accountability, integrity, teamwork and mutual respect unify our employees and are the foundation of BlackBerry’s business decisions. Our civic-minded employees participate in various global community volunteer and charitable activities.
BlackBerry promotes employee engagement and alignment to our business objectives, ensuring our employees know how their roles contribute to BlackBerry’s success. Our CEO hosts global town hall meetings and our executive leaders also host town halls, fireside chats, and skip-level meetings.
John Chen clearly communicates and instills BlackBerry culture, mission and core values in everything we do. He models high integrity, transparency, customer focus, innovation, accountability, integrity, teamwork and mutual respect. He has zero tolerance for harassment and discrimination.
BlackBerry offers employees fair, equitable and competitive total rewards program (base pay, incentive bonus and long-term incentive) designed to recognize and reward both individual and company performance. BlackBerry’s employee health and wellbeing programs have garnered awards globally.
Protecting the health, safety, and welfare of our employees and families during the pandemic is a critical objective for BlackBerry. The company has not furloughed any employee or implemented layoffs due to COVID-19. We provide comprehensive health and other insured benefits (life insurance, short-term and long-term disability benefits, and employee assistance program) that are most useful during these challenging times. Most of our global employees are working virtually since the shutdown of our offices in March 2020. We closely monitor the local government and health authorities' directives/mandates and ensure compliance when we partially reopen any of our offices. We will reopen our global offices and have our employees return to the workplace when it is safe to do so.
BlackBerry (NYSE: BB; TSX: BB) provides intelligent security software and services to enterprises and governments around the world. The company secures more than 500M endpoints including over 195M vehicles. Based in Waterloo, Ontario, the company leverages AI and machine learning to deliver innovative solutions in the areas of cybersecurity, safety and data privacy solutions, and is a leader in the areas of endpoint security, endpoint management, encryption, and embedded systems. BlackBerry’s vision is clear - to secure a connected future you can trust.
Canada World Headquarters: 2200 University Ave East, Waterloo, Ontario
US Headquarters: 3001 Bishop Drive, Suite 400, San Ramon, CA
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