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sometimes, but not always... and Marketing tends to go on the chopping block earlier in a downsizing effort.
Don't believe me? in 30 years, I'be been in the layoff arena 9 times.... I got axed everytime I was in marketing, and was kept on everytime I was in Development or IT... primarily because I can wear both hats with equal ease, and it's easier to prove it from the technology side....
Of course YMMV...
Connie P. Giordano
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> -------Original Message-------
> From: Kat Kuvinka <katkuvinka -at- hotmail -dot- com>
> Subject: RE: one vs 1
> Sent: 30 Sep '09 11:04
> But Marketing has a bigger budget!
> > In my experience, people are only "parasitic" if you let them be. Set
> > ground rules, responsibilities and accountabilities and hold everyone
> > to them and there's no sticking.
> > On Tue, Sep 29, 2009 at 4:54 PM, Leonard C. Porrello
> > <Leonard -dot- Porrello -at- soleratec -dot- com> wrote:
> > > I totally agree, but when dealing with marketing people, one often feels
> > > that the symbiosis is parasitic rather than mutalistic. ;-)
> > --
> > Bill Swallow
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