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  •  And even when there is (6+ / 0-)
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    caul, RUNDOWN, Bisbonian, kyril, 2dot, JerryNA

    added demand, the hiring lags or maybe doesn't happen at all.  Why do you think productivity has continued to climb the past 30 years while wages stay flat?  Because many employees are expected to take on extra tasks in the same amount of time, or they are paid salary, but work 60-70 hrs a week effectively putting one person out of a job.

    Loyalty to petrified opinion never yet broke a chain or freed a human soul in this world--and never will. Mark Twain

    by whoknu on Fri Jan 04, 2013 at 09:13:10 PM PST

    •  Do more with less! (1+ / 0-)
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      That's been the corporate mantra for at least the last dozen years.

      The priest said, "Today's sermon is called 'Liars', but first I have a question. How many of you have read Chapter 66 in Matthew?" Nearly every hand went up. "You're just the group I need to speak to," the priest said. "There's no such chapter."

      by Back In Blue on Sat Jan 05, 2013 at 04:20:31 PM PST

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