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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    kevin, 22 Aug 2006 @ 9:06am

    Re: Interesting..

    I can't understand how you can call someone a troll just because they indicate they don't like meetings. I find it very hard to believe that ALL your meetings are productive. I think that's a stretch. You insult someone you don't even know 'probably' to make yourself feel better. And YES, the word is PROBABLY, not prolly. Also, if you're going to insult someone, you should probably spell-check before you post something. It should be 'a' before Never-ending, not 'an'. Of course, you're so educated from all your meetings, you don't need a spell-checker, right? Give it up xxl3w, stop thinking of work as life, and you'll probably be a happier person. Work should be just that; work. It's not supposed to be fun. I consider my job as a means to an end; a paycheck. I like what I do, but I find happiness with my family, not my job.

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