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Old 08-27-2012, 10:45 PM
 
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You must be in wrong business. I own my own business and have seen my income go up every year in the last 3 years.
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Old 09-04-2012, 12:34 PM
Status: "Look out for Iowa State Men's Basketball in 2014/2015!" (set 9 days ago)
 
Location: Des Moines, Iowa
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^^^ A company, especially one that employs a skilled workforce, can't complete or even survive if it doesnt' take care of its most important (and expensive) resource. Its people.

I suspect IBM will be around for a long time.
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Old 09-04-2012, 01:27 PM
 
Location: Lake Arlington Heights, IL
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Could it be that the supply of qualified employees is larger than the demand? If so, then IBM can get away with holding wages. It is a simple "supply and demand" pricing issue. It sucks not to get raises and not get overtime for non-standard hours. But it sure beats the alternative of being unemployed! Use it as motivation to seek a better job. Otherwise look at what you have instead of don't have and be thankful for it.
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