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Thomas Chongruk
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re: Globalfoundries cuts jobs in Singapore
Thomas Chongruk   12/10/2012 6:13:59 PM
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I'm not currently on the rumor grapevine for Global, but in semi usually the hiring and firing binges happen because of the demand for the products being manufactured. When people are buying the products, they ramp up production and hire like crazy; When demand drops, they layoff and fire and sometimes reduce hours.

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Kresearch   12/5/2012 10:38:17 PM
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Rumor says GloFo will acquire or ally with Taiwanese UMC(with Fab in Singapore) soon. Is it the reason?

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re: Globalfoundries cuts jobs in Singapore
Thomas Chongruk   12/5/2012 7:25:29 PM
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The semiconductor industry is well known for having hiring and firing binges.

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pinhead1   12/5/2012 5:43:27 PM
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If we were smart enough to understand it, we'd be making executive-range salaries, right ;-)

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Rkuchibhatla   12/4/2012 5:35:43 PM
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Sorry for the typing error "df'

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re: Globalfoundries cuts jobs in Singapore
Rkuchibhatla   12/4/2012 5:34:27 PM
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df

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re: Globalfoundries cuts jobs in Singapore
Kresearch   12/4/2012 7:39:34 AM
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What is this? Cut jobs during expansion and new technologies roll-out. I am confused.



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