There is a growing body of research that shows that companies that limit their high-low wage ratios and distribute generous option plans consistently outperform more traditional, inegalitarian firms. Companies that flatten hierarchies and distribute rewards more fairly are actually more profitable, and not just nicer places to work. They don’t need high-flying IPOs to do this; simply flattening the ratio of executive-to-average-worker-pay creates similar benefits.
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No matter how hard you might try, there will always be people who insist on doing processes by hand, resisting automation. Modern Luddites.
“Career” sounds like a dirty word to many of us. It has a corporate, sleazy, back stabbing connotation. When I hear it, I picture a cliché stock photography of a bunch of smiling people wearing 80’s suits.
So, what school of laziness did you not attend to come up with this wonderful method of using a database?
This is almost, but not quite, as bad as storing it as blobs.
Hmm, what else… oh yeah, it doesn’t appear that they close the xml tag. Double plus goodness.