Twitter's a-buzz with news of EMC cutting 2400 jobs.
If you're one of the victims, you can join the EMC-alumni network on LinkedIn and get me admitted. That way I might be able to help some of you find jobs. You can also go to my extracurricular blog www.BrilliantJobSearch.com; it's free and it's for the recruiter-less unemployed.
Finally, and without any judgement at all, you might want to join me in pondering what kind of people (as managers, employers, employees, stockholders, consumers) we want to be, and what kind of companies we want to work for and invest in.
I'm an EMC stockholder, so I should be delighted with EMC's cost-cutting measures, the bounce its stock took, and its Q4 results... but I can't help but ask myself at what cost. You see, I can't get something Barry Diller said a while back out of my mind; namely: