Microsoft moves to stem staff exodus
Microsoft is facing a mass exodus of its staff to outfits like Google and some of the new-fangled Internet companies.
It is not clear how many people have actually left recently, but apparently word of massed volish breakouts have reached the ears of the company’s number two Steve Ballmer.
According to a SpokeVole, Steve has responded by opening the company chequebook. From now on Microsoft’s 63,500 voles will get on-site laundry and dry cleaning, better food, discounts on pet and auto care. They’ve also brought back the free towel service, removed in 2004.
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