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"Relax, we're cutting people, not perks."
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The Voluntary Sector takes a beating
"There's no need for alarm—the staff will be reduced, but only by attrition."
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"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 axe is falling! The axe is falling!"
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"I'll have what's left of my people get in touch with what's left of your people."
"They made some pretty drastic cuts in our execution budget."
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"It's a 300 page government questionnaire about cutting back on bureaucracy."
"I'm worried management will find someone offshore..."
'I'm glad you had the courage to speak up. Now I know who to fire.'
'Me, I took the voluntary redundacy.'
'The wonderful good news is we're hiring 100,000 people...'
I.R.S. - Due to our outsourcing any tax questions will be answered by the Rajeev-Chandri Tax agency of Bombay, India
"To save money, we decided to cut hours."
'Stop complaining. We can't afford business class any more.'
'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...'
"Linda, is it proper etiquette to announce layoffs via a Tweet?"
'With our low prices we can't afford a chef.'
"We're out of flu shots."
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"His latest management book was all about controlling the mind...and how you could teach it to construct a new reality..."
"I've been told to go through all our expenses...cut out any fat, get rid of any costly perks!"