Top ten people to butter up before the recession h...
Your company's desktop support crew: No, your employer doesn't want your work laptop back. Not with all the weird software you put on it, your finger funk on the pointer, and your dandruff between the keys. If you have an understanding with the desktop support team, they'll let you buy it as surplus or they'll just write it off and let you take it home. Some of these people are on their way out too, so they won't sweat anyone but the most obnoxious users about what has to be returned on layoff day. So don't be an obnoxious user.
Top ten people to butter up before the recession hits