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Subject:  Re: "Money Magazine" Goof Date:  1/18/2009  2:02 PM
Author:  Fuskie Number:  65156 of 78166

I think OP was objecting to the idea that you act as if you make the company money, the arrogance will put a target on your back. I think that the magazine was saying that you need to be able to quantify your value to the company to avoid being a layoff target. It is easy to point to the number of units you have moved or the amount of revenue you have generated. But more often than not, those who work in back-office jobs difficulty being able to identify their contribution to the bottom line.

There are two ways to improve profitability - increasing revenue a