"Being Laid Off. It's Not a Happy Thing"
During the Internet's heyday, Fortune magazine likened Michael Laskoff, then chief marketing officer at CompUSA's Cozone.com, to a dot-com Hannibal Lechter, feasting on the Old Economy. His ride to the top was certainly dizzying. After graduating from Harvard Business School in 1994, Laskoff joined investment bank Furman Selz and hop-scotched his way to Bertelsmann, McKinsey, and WorldQuest Networks. Laskoff reveled in his identity as a gilded Internet guy, as his salary soared 1,300% from 1989 to 2000, to $350,000.
To continue reading this article you must be a Bloomberg Professional Service Subscriber.
If you believe that you may have received this message in error please let us know.
- Fewest Jobless Claims Since 1973 Show Firm U.S. Job Market
- U.S. Stocks Climb With Treasuries as Dollar Slides: Markets Wrap
- Greenwich Mansion Listings Pulled to Wait for a Better Day
- The U.K.'s $86 Billion Pension Problem Is About to Solve Itself
- Smartphones Are Killing Americans, But Nobody’s Counting