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IBM’s Big Jobs Dodge

Its pledge to hire Americans contrasts with massive offshoring | “They have my exact job … for other people to get hired into”

On the eve of the December summit between technology executives and Donald Trump, IBM Chief Executive Officer Ginni Rometty publicly pledged to hire about 25,000 U.S. workers and spend $1 billion on training in four years. Rometty, one of the only tech CEOs among Trump’s so-called Strategic and Policy Forum—a collection of advisers from the business world—described the move as an adaptation to a changing global economy. She was also certainly aware of Trump’s

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