Last Updated Apr 25, 2008 1:42 PM EDT
- The Find: The 'Crackberry' notion is half-baked: More than a third of Blackberry users consider the device a source of ... relaxation.
- The Source: Yahoo! HotJobs' annual virtual workplace survey.
Tom Musbach, managing editor of Yahoo! HotJobs, confirms what everyone who has ever used the term 'Crackberry' already suspects: "Many employees develop a psychological need for constant connection." 28 percent of survey respondents said that 24-hour remote access via a wireless device helps them work more effectively than when they are in the office. On the flip side, 18 percent admit to others complaining about their bad manners.