• Former Blizzard Manager Opens Up About Being Fired for Protesting Ranking System

    7 days ago - By IGN

    World of Warcraft Classic co-lead software engineer Brian Birmingham has claimed he was terminated from Blizzard for protesting a forced employee ranking system. As first reported by Bloomberg , Birmingham sent an email to his former colleagues saying he was terminated after revealing his intentions to resign instead of deeming certain staff members inadequate to fill a quota. Birmingham said in a Twitter thread that he didn't share the email himself but "the quotes are accurate". The "stack ranking" system asks managers to rank their employees under different labels, with the poorer...
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