RE: Crossgain Fires a Quarter of Its Employees

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From: Robert S. Thau (
Date: Tue Jan 16 2001 - 09:28:34 PST

Joseph S. Barrera, III writes:
> > The situation also highlights Microsoft's broader worries
> > about a brain drain that has siphoned off some of its top
> > technical talent, despite recent signs that some defectors
> > are now returning to Microsoft from failed dot-com start-ups.
> Why would anyone return to Microsoft???
> Especially because their old options would remain kaput.

One recent story I saw, I forget where, was about a very early MS
employee who left early on, and then found himself coming back when
MS bought a company he started afterwards...


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