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You mean to say generally, most tech companies are over bloated, not that they can be run with only ten employees.

There are a few explanations for why companies like Google and Microsoft end up with 100k employees.

1. Keeping the lights on: A few workers can write the lines of code for the MVP product (for example, the very first version of Uber was written in a few days and used by Travis and his friends). Now, as a business scales, you need to add more layers to handle things that come up. Bug fixes, Infrastructure maintenance, and Customer support, a few employees can only do some of this. Each of these tech companies can receive thousands of support requests daily. Also, as the software or app gets used on a variety of platforms (think mobile, desktop, each with a different OS), the product needs to constantly adapt to the necessities of these platforms for optimum performance. You need professionals who understand these platforms and can bring out the most useful in your app on them.

2) Innovation: it’s not enough to build a product. At some point, you need to think ahead. Otherwise, your opponents will do so and best you (I.e., Apple, and blackberry). Innovation falls in two brackets - ongoing product improvements based on customer feedback, product discovery, and next Gen invention, where you come up with something out of the ordinary like ChatGPT. If you don’t have employees worrying about new ideas, your business will die very soon.

3) Business operations: every business needs people who will run it. These aren’t engineers but think of roles like HR, Legal, Risk and Compliance, and people managers who ensure you don’t run foul of ever-changing regulations in countries around the world. Companies like Google and Meta keep getting fined millions of USD by the EU and other regulators worldwide for one or the other. Now imagine they had no one focused on these areas. They would probably have been shut down or fined more heavily, as ignorance isn’t a reason to violate a law or legal requirement.

4) Sales: this one is straightforward. It would help if you had a marketing and sales org to get the $$$ coming in. Especially in a B2B setting.

5) Competitive edge: Companies have to keep hiring to keep the best professionals away from the competition. This is something they have to do to lock in talent. this is where you have a point as it can lead to an excessive workforce, but some would argue that it is a business necessity as if you don’t have the best talents working for you, you might as well not have a business.

There are a couple more justifications, but I’ll stop here. I hope you get the gist.

WorkLast activity 9 days ago

You need 1, 2, 3, and 5 can be merged if the person is lazy folk to use a template. Six must be specific, depending on the specifics of the program.

Are you into SoftDev?

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Template? A multimillion-dollar firm should use a template. People who left a whole Bootstrap framework because it makes a website look 'bootstrap.'

These companies are mining and selling data. Their data experts must be top-notch. They also need complex algorithms to rank content in users' timeline based. And they're constantly improving their algorithms and building anti-spams because spammers are evolving.

Most importantly, these companies are different from ours. They measure their uptime in "point nine nine"s.

Do you know what that means? AWS, for example, has at least a 99.99% guarantee. The weakest of those companies might be a 99.9% guarantee.

Even with all these hires, people suffer burnout.

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14 days ago

WorkLast activity 14 days ago

You, people, do not know that Olosho isn’t a high-paying job. It doesn’t work that way. Nah, audio money dem dey call everywhere.

They’re now very much in numbers. Supply don pass demands. Go to a club, and you can see 50 hookup girls. After the party, e fit be say nah only 10-15 see parol. The rest would try again.

Most of those girls are tired because it’s overrated, but the fear of whether they will ever find a guy to accept them for who they are anymore is one major thing that can’t make them stop.

Very extremely few girls are usually lucky to make it out of prostitution.

Don’t you see that most times, they don’t usually have transport money? For Lagos, you’ll see 7-8 girls staying in a room. Lol.. dem no get level jare nah why they always have to dress almost naked.

WorkLast activity 14 days ago

A crypto community Admin in either Discord or Telegram will get less than $2k monthly. A content developer (article) for any of the top crypto content sites will get less than $2k monthly.

An infographics/Twitter manager for any crypto projects will get less than $2k monthly. Let's not talk about intelligent contract developers or websites dev.

Last last, web3 is the goldmine. I'm making this comment on either Steemit, blurt, or Hive. I might get up to $5.

And all you need is just a power supply and data connection. 

The wrong side: You will become socially deficient. You will gain more weight than you ever imagined. Boredom will be your surname. You will realize Nigeria looks like a cursed place, and those supporting politicians are foolish.

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Honestly, this is what I'm going through right now. I earn in dollars. Make all the money and live very comfortably.

But these exact words are what my life represents now.

Sometimes, I visit a joint, not even to drink, as I don't do alcohol, but just to watch what happens.

Chai! This life Life ehn

WorkLast activity 18 days ago

From experience, I will advise you to play office politics But watch out to be sure you're on the right team. Any team with the HR, your HOD, and the manager is the best to join. Have you wondered why some people are getting promotion upon promotion, and others are stuck at a point even though they are working? That's where the politics come to play. Do not get involved if it has occultic tendencies.

WorkLast activity 18 days ago

It's not a fumble. You listed the traits I developed in my former workplace before being promoted. The funniest thing is that these traits are already in-built; I don't need to fake them. They came naturally.

Anonymous

3 months ago

JobsLast activity 3 months ago

Inflation in the USA is now at an all-time high. Do you know how much things used to cost when I got here? Do you know the level of inflation here in the US when I first arrived? Do you know how much easier it was when I first got here?


You think everything evolves around the naira dollar rate.

If you spend 100 dollars at the grocery store, your cart will be filled up. Now 100 dollars can't buy shit.


Inflation is everywhere. Nigeria is just worse than here but still better than many other countries.

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The inflation rate is not where that of Nigeria. Do you want me to bring charts?

I see some acquaintances moving to the Midwest & South there, but in Nigeria, security & flooding make every other place apart from cities danger zones.

Just check Prof. Hanke's inflation chart stats. Although his figures are incredibly conservative if you ask me, Kidnapping is a big business here, if you don't know.

The bandits even kill some people if the victim's families are wasting their time. Nigeria is a waste of space on the planet.

Anonymous

3 months ago

No other country in the whole world can compete with the US economy. It's the largest in the world. Do you think only Nigerians are dying to leave their country and run to the US, Canada, and others?


Comparing the Nigerian economy with the US is like comparing an Ant to an elephant. As bad as inflation is here, most people worldwide will still come here because it's worse in their home country. Do you know how many people worldwide are risking their lives daily to smuggle themselves and their families into the US via dangerous land borders?

Do you think it's only Nigeria...ok na.

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Hmmm, it's incredible!!

Anonymous

3 months ago

TwitterLast activity 3 months ago

The whites may be anything but positive, and indeed the bible is a white man's book" in everything, give thanks" in all the comments, none has been directed with curses at the new Sherrif in town. This is how ordinary minds should think, but our socio-economic environment has skewed ours. I can only imagine the kinds of words that would come out if it were the black race. At times I wonder why we were named the black race. Is it to program the subconscious to think in dark images and all the negatives accompanying it?


Are we black as we know black color? One universal truth is the inward reflects the outer. Names affect one's path in life. THIS IS DEEp, and only those with a high or above-average frequency of thinking would grasp the meaning of what I have and what I am yet to say

Anonymous

3 months ago

TwitterLast activity 3 months ago

I don't know the problem with some females, thousands got laid off, but one lady had to play the gender discrimination card. I'm sure he laid off more men than women, so what's her point here?


The lady is six months pregnant. Biko, aren't you supposed to be resting at home? What is her husband doing? Unless na work from home job sha.


Wahala be like crayfish, once e turn crayfish it will always remain crayfish without expiring date

WorkplaceLast activity 4 months ago

Selflessness Isn't Sustainable Without An Adequate Dose Of Selfishness - Mary Remmy Njoku Tells Hard Workers.

Someone had to say this!!🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥

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