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Certainly not privy to any specific information, but I'm guessing it
may be a cyclical pattern. Many (most?) companies' fiscal year ends on
Dec. 31. It takes a couple weeks to crunch the numbers, and a few more
weeks to rethink budgets. When those budgets go bad, "head count"
(i.e., flesh-and-blood folks) must be reduced. This filters down to
the "reduced" in mid-to-late February.
exceedingly happy not to be on UC for almost a whole year now
On 2/24/06, Chad LaCroix <chad -at- architext-usa -dot- com> wrote (first quoting
the very lucky John P):
> >I've now been job-hunting since Tuesday...
> I've seen an awful lot of talk about people being let go and job hunting
> (yes, nothing gets by me). Is this just because it was brought up and
> people are chiming in or is there an especially larger number of people
> hitting the job market right now? Anyone have any input?
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