Sad but true to form for post acquisition layoffs, former Nokia employees are now subject to the 10,000 layoffs announced last week for Microsoft.  But the unanticipated result might be the raiding of Microsoft’s engineering and executive ranks by companies looking to improve their competitive success.

Now let’s see:

Apple would be interested in Windows Phone engineers

Google would be interested in Windows 8 engineers

Lenovo would be interested in  Surface tablet engineers

IBM would be interested in Senior Executives

In your dreams!

Microsoft Layoffs Mean ‘Open Season’ for Recruiters | CIO

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