New Approach Enables the Company to Focus on Hiring Talent and Growing Careers, Regardless of Location
CHARLESTON, S.C., Nov. 2, 2021 /CNW/ -- Blackbaud (NASDAQ: BLKB), the world's leading cloud software company powering social good, has officially transitioned to a remote-first workforce approach. Operating remotely since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, Blackbaud has seen proven success with this approach and the company has committed to remaining remote-first moving forward.
"Our dedicated employees have continued to deliver against our goals while working remotely since March 2020," said Mike Gianoni, president and CEO, Blackbaud. "The shift to a digital-first world continues to accelerate, and we're embracing that. We see this location-agnostic approach as the future of work for SaaS companies, and we're proud to lead the way."
"We are focusing on building a connected, engaged culture regardless of where our people are located," said Maggie Driscoll, chief people and culture officer, Blackbaud. "We've hired and promoted amazing talent around the world over the last 20 months. We continue to listen to our employees' feedback, learn and adjust to create the best experience for our people."
Highlights of Blackbaud's updated workforce approach include:
With this remote-first strategy, Blackbaud will opt for more flexible, on-demand office and team space, leveraging coworking options around the world, in addition to its headquarters office in Charleston, S.C. Blackbaud will use these spaces for customer meetings, employee gatherings and team building when it is safe to do so.
Blackbaud remains committed to investing in communities and philanthropic opportunities through its robust global social responsibility programs and by providing opportunities for employees to get involved in causes they care about, locally and virtually. Blackbaud will continue to develop innovative strategies that promote a connected workforce, while supporting overall health, wellbeing and flexibility.
Blackbaud (NASDAQ: BLKB) is the world's leading cloud software company powering social good. Serving the entire social good community?nonprofits, higher education institutions, K?12 schools, healthcare organizations, faith communities, arts and cultural organizations, foundations, companies and individual change agents?Blackbaud connects and empowers organizations to increase their impact through cloud software, services, expertise and data intelligence. The Blackbaud portfolio is tailored to the unique needs of vertical markets, with solutions for fundraising and CRM, marketing, advocacy, peer-to-peer fundraising, corporate social responsibility, school management, ticketing, grantmaking, financial management, payment processing and analytics. Serving the industry for four decades, Blackbaud is headquartered in Charleston, South Carolina, and has operations in the United States, Australia, Canada, Costa Rica and the United Kingdom. For more information, visit https://www.blackbaud.ca/ or follow us on Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram and Facebook.
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