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"Relax, we're cutting people, not perks."
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The Voluntary Sector takes a beating
"Care to give to the fund to help save your job?"
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'Due to recent staff cut-backs and consolidations, I'll be handling your death AND your taxes this year!'
"Bad news, Mitchelson. We're downsizing."
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"Bad new- somehow you've come to someone's attention."
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"The consultants we brought in to monitor the consultants who are looking into our cutting back on consultants are recommending specialist consultants."
"I'll have what's left of my people get in touch with what's left of your people."
"It's a 300 page government questionnaire about cutting back on bureaucracy."
"I'm making an effort to limit my dependence on foreign vodka.
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"I'm worried management will find someone offshore..."
"I'm down to only one nap a day. From 8 am t0 8 pm."
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'Me, I took the voluntary redundacy.'
'I'm glad you had the courage to speak up. Now I know who to fire.'
"To save money, we decided to cut hours."
"Maybe we should cut back on those lawn catalogues."
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'Stop complaining. We can't afford business class any more.'
'Due to cutbacks, he lost his company vehicle, so he has to improvise.'
"I need to lay off those seven birthday cakes a year."
"Linda, is it proper etiquette to announce layoffs via a Tweet?"
'Due to budget cuts, our school is not distributing report cards. They are available online for download. Luckily, I'm the only one in my family that is computer literate, not that I'll make changes or anything...'
'With our low prices we can't afford a chef.'
"We're out of flu shots."
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"I've been told to go through all our expenses...cut out any fat, get rid of any costly perks!"
"His latest management book was all about controlling the mind...and how you could teach it to construct a new reality..."