Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 22nd Jan 2009 15:37 UTC
Microsoft After much, much, much speculation, Microsoft let the cat out of the bag today: due to weak results, Microsoft is going to cut 5000 jobs. Those 5000 jobs will disappear over the course of 18 months, with 1400 jobs being cut immediately. Quarterly results, as well as the cost-cutting measures, were made known in a press release today.
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Please please do not take offense, but I believe you do not get unions, or the way the economy works in general.
Those you call POS (you mean slackers right?) are not eating into your pay at all. Actually maybe they eat $1 out of your salary. Those who really eat on your salaries are the share holders. They are doing NOTHING, NOTHING AT ALL, they just happen to be rich. And they don't take $1 from your salary, they take 2 thirds of it. When you work, your create production which translates into money. That money you create is then shared with your share holders. They take 2/3 of it, they reinvest 1/6 of it and they give you back 1/6 of the money YOU created. You share that money with the POS and and maybe you only have 0.99/6 of your salary, but don't make a mistake, the POS is not the one eating your lunch!

Edited 2009-01-24 13:37 UTC

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