Mike: I hope you all had a fine holiday season. The layoff announcements should begin anew as companies realize that the holiday shopping season wasn’t as good as they had hoped. Also,  the bad PR with laying off at the holidays past and companies no longer feel that pressure.  One of the big news stories […]

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Mike: My apologies, but due to family circumstances Weekend Update will be postponed until later this evening or I may have to wait until Monday’s posting.  Mike: I hope you all had a fine New Year’s holiday and I wish you all the best in 2009. * The following few paragraphs are some thoughts on […]

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