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THQ Calls Recent Layoffs 'Just Business'

When you are not inside the bubble of a corporation, it seems kind of cold to lay off dozens of employees with the same level of consideration that you might order lunch or choose what movie to see at the local movie theater. That is how we perceive the decisions of executives when they announce massive layoffs, but it certainly does not help when executives say things like "hey it's just business."

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Trroy2441d ago (Edited 2441d ago )

The game industry hires a lot of contractors, because it follows a routine similar to the movie industry. Employee needs go up and down as product cycles move along.

That's just the way it is.

You have to have at least two projects in order to maintain a steady staff level, and some studios only have one contract going at once. Kaos should have had more contractors, honestly. It sounds like they overstaffed on full-time employees, assuming too much about the success of Homefront.