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"So far it doesn't look like a hostile takeover."
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"I believe, Merkin, that my action today frees you to unleash your God-given talents and pursue your dreams, in some other venue."
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"You've done a good job downsizing, but we've decided to outsource your function."
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"I'm just afraid that when this is over the job that wasn't paying me enough won't exist anymore."
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'Offshoring is the future and I'm afraid we've founds a lawyer in Mumbai whose 46% better at being you for half the cost.'
"It's called monotheism, but it looks like downsizing to me."
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'Do you spell 'riddance' with one 'd' or two?'
'Sorry, but because of budget cuts, you're fired and we let the presents get delivered by UPS this year.'
Kellogg cuts workforce...
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'Our company no longer outsources. We've outsourced that job a long time ago.'
"Not all the job cuts had the catastrophic effects we'd worried about."
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'Ms Jenkins, please inform the 3rd floor I've decided to fire them. And tell floors 4, 7 and 9 that they're next if they don't get it in gear.'
'The downsizing will be carried on in our usual quick and efficient manner, Harrison.'
"Cut a few thousand jobs here, boss, a few thousand jobs there, and they start to add up."
"You know what? An old game of Musical Chairs will be a fun way to downsize."
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"We cut work-related injuries by 50%. Of course, to reach that goal we had to lay off half our workforce."
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"We are downsizing your job function to a 200-pound gorilla."
"You might call it a coup d'etat Mr President, but I like to think of it as 'Change Management'."
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'I'm afraid we're going to have to let you go...we've sources someon in Mumba...'
'He wants me to do twice as much with half as much for less than nothing.'
'Due to budget cutbacks, we need to get by with less.'
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'I think they've caught wind of the impending layoffs.'
Sawing a job out from under him.
'These robots will cut infections by 50%.'