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Microsoft Layoffs: Non-Trivial and Soon

December 30th, 2008 · No Comments · Local Interest

J. Nicholas Hoover at Information Week reports on the speculation that Microsoft is due for layoffs as soon as January 15. As someone who lives 4.6 miles from downtown Redmond, and works in downtown 98052, I can tell you that the conversations I’ve overheard while living in the belly of the beast seem to confirm […]

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Northwest College Rankings 2008: Seattle Metropolitan Rates the Schools

October 12th, 2008 · 3 Comments · Local Interest

Sheesh, my alma mater the UW is only number 8? Well, at least the business school is highly ranked nationally. Business Week ranked the Foster School of Business Undergraduate Program 11th among public institutions, 33rd among all national business schools, and 5th for student ROI. To get the complete picture, get to your local newsstand […]

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