Tuesday, September 16, 2008

Hewlett-Packard says 24,600 jobs to go

Hewlett-Packard says 24,600 jobs to go

LONDON (ShareCast) - Computer titan Hewlett-Packard (HP) has announced plans to slash its global workforce by 24,600, 7.5% of all staff,

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3 thoughts on “Hewlett-Packard says 24,600 jobs to go

  • Anyone remember the news on ITN in the 80’s ? They had a map of all the job losses in the UK. If I recall the Conservatives tried or may well have even succeeded in having the slot removed.

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  • Love it… “HP has identified synergies in corporate overhead functions…” Hmmm… We’ve just realised that these 25,000 people are doing the same jobs as these 25,000 people… Oh and all our big clients in the docklands and on Wall Street have no money…

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  • handle it yes I remember the local news would do a daily tally of all the jobs lost and those created in the region, might give em a bell and suggest restarting it.

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