October 31, 2004

Big Blue poised to profit from rise in tech spending

As a result, it intends to hire 18,800 new employees worldwide this year and end 2004 with 330,000 employees, its biggest workforce since 1991. One-third of the jobs will be in North America, and two-thirds will be in its global business emphasizing growth opportunities such as the Linux operating system.

Link: Chicago Tribune

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