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Despite Cooling Economy, No MS Hiring Freeze

Yesterday wasn't a great day for stockholders, workers, politicians or taxpayers. In fact, the only folks who made money on Monday are the ones who sell red ink.

So far, Microsoft hasn't been clobbered by the Wall Street fiasco, meltdown, mess, debacle, scandal or disgrace. In fact, Microsoft went on the record denying that it was freezing its hiring. As many companies are laying off thousands, not freezing hiring sounds pretty dang good.

Is this economy affecting your shop, and if so, how? Stories of gloom and perseverance welcome at dbarney@redmondmag.com.

Posted by Doug Barney on October 07, 2008 at 11:52 AM


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