Why the HP Layoffs Matter to You

HP announced that 27,000 people will have their positions eliminated as the company restructures to focus on key business areas. That is a reduction of 7.7% based upon the nearly 350,000 employees that HP employs based upon their 2011 financials. You might be wondering why this matters to you as an IT professional who may or may not use HP products, and the reason is not because of the size of the reduction but bec