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My rub with the corporate world is that they should not have been let go compared to other people in the co. They were loyal, hard working and sharp as razors. The butt kissers and personal friends of management are still here.

Corporate workers can generally be put in one of four categories: competent and protected, incompetent and protected, competent and unprotected, incompetent and unprotected. When layoffs or salary downgrades come, the unprotected always seem to go first, regardless of competence.

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