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April 12, 2012

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Jade

Paul,
So true! If you logic out the cash, it's bad business... Do you think the managers are just making emotional decisions, or is money so tight the 3K seems more risky than the gamble to lose a consultant?

Eric Putkonen @ MinnesotaTechJobs.com

What's worse, the company then backfills that job asking to pay the same (or less) for all the various skills the person leaving acquired by working there (the mix of skills likely could not be replicated without working there). As if you could hire a duplicate of the person (so they can hit the ground running) for the same or less money.

It is insanity. We keep cutting pieces off this rope, but it is still too short.

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