Companies Now Banning The Crackberries They Forced Everyone To Carry

from the what's-good-for-me... dept

Over the last few years, many companies have been gleefully handing out Blackberry devices to all their employees, hoping to have them "on call" 24/7. Of course, that's created a new problem. Employees are bringing those Blackberry devices to meetings and can't put them down, leading companies to institute new policies banning the devices from meeting rooms. This shouldn't come as a huge surprise, as there were already questions about mobile phone etiquette in the office, but it's extra amusing to see it with the so-called "Crackberries," since so many companies eagerly gave them out to people to "keep them working."

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    xxl3w, 22 Aug 2006 @ 8:01am


    I like the guy who said "I hate meetings." Your meetings must be about the new burger-of-the-month? or maybe the new policy about you have wear black pants and black slip-resistant shoes? Looks like someone needs to find a new job. All of my meetings at my job either educate me or are very interesting ideas. GO away troll. Why do people hate working? Think of it as life... Not an Never-ending hell machine. Life/Work is what you make of it. Most people rush home, clock out early just to go home and cut the grass/take out the trash/wash dishes/etc. Ohh wait, most of you guys complaining about work prolly still live with mommy and daddy. Hurry up with reading the news, Billy, Pokemon is on! (Yes, I was very off-topic, but I enjoy ruining Life-Troll's day.)

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