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Blackboard Named Top Washington, D.C. Employer Brand in Hired’s 2019 Global Brand Health Report
Company ranked one of top 10 most desirable places to work in DMV

Blackboard announced today that it was named a “2019 Top Washington, D.C. Employer Brand” in Hired’s 3rd annual Brand Health Report. Hired’s marketplace of Washington, D.C.-based tech talent selected Blackboard when asked to rank the most appealing companies to work for in the local area.

"We’re incredibly honored to be recognized as a top company in the DMV by Hired,” said Denise Haselhorst, Chief People Officer at Blackboard. “Blackboard’s commitment to continuously improving online teaching and learning is driven by the people that make up our Company. Our vibrant work culture of creativity, innovation and collaboration is at the core of everything we do, and our employees are committed each day to drive student success.”

Hired is on a mission to get everyone a job they love and with more than 10,000 companies and three million job seekers on the platform, the company has unprecedented visibility into what matters most to tech talent. The Brand Health report provides data-driven insights for employers to measure the health of their brand and shares a comprehensive overview of how organizations can compete for tech talent’s attention — whether it be compensation, remote work options, workplace culture or career development opportunities.

“Great people are the foundation of every successful business, and in order to attract the best and the brightest talent, today’s innovative companies need to stand out from the crowd,” said Mehul Patel, CEO at Hired. “Blackboard’s strong employer brand and candidate-centric approach are valued and admired by tech workers in Washington, D.C.. By catering to what job seekers want and need, Blackboard is well-positioned to attract and retain top tech talent who will continue to move their business forward.”

See the full rankings from the 2019 Global Brand Health Report here.

About Blackboard
Our mission is to partner with the global education community to enable learner and institutional success, leveraging innovative technologies and services. With an unmatched understanding of the world of the learner, the most comprehensive student-success solutions, and the greatest capacity for innovation, Blackboard is education's partner in change. For more information about Blackboard, please visit or follow @Blackboard on Twitter. 

About Hired
Hired ( is a marketplace that matches tech talent with the world’s most innovative companies. Hired combines intelligent job matching with unbiased career counseling to help people find a job they love. Through Hired, job candidates and companies have transparency into salary offers, competing opportunities and job details. This level of insight is unmatched, making the recruiting process quicker and more efficient than ever before.

Hired was founded in 2012 and is headquartered in San Francisco, with offices in the United States, Canada, France, and the UK. For more information, news, and tips for job candidates and employers, visit Hired’s blog.

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