VIDEO: Your weekly dose of doom n’ gloom

Now, we here at Career Corner like spreading good news about the industry instead of gleefully spreading about the bad, but this week was chock-a-block enough with IT industry layoffs that we thought we should share.

Monday: Texas Instruments slashes 3,400 jobs, while Sprint is to give 8,000 staffers the boot

Tuesday: IBM to lay off plant workers in the United States, with a rumoured sacked toll of around 4,200

Wednesday: SAP to cut 3,000 jobs worldwide. Over at AOL, 700 people will be losing their livelihood.

But we don't want to leave you on a bad note, so, here: enjoy this hilarious short-film about the perils of being a knowledge worker in this day and age!

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