E-business: Cost of e-calamities.
A young women sent a highly explicit message meant for her boyfriend to her line manager instead, while another forwarded a rant against a boss to the man himself instead of to a friend.
Workers were urged to check emails in a bid to avoid so-called e-calamities such as those in the Pertemps survey, including:A new business coordinator, who attached the wrong file. Rather than the corporate video, a joke film showing two rabbits procreating was sent instead.
A job-seeker who sent an email boasting about the elaborate lies on his CV -to the HR director of the firm he had just applied to.
Tim Jones of Pertemps, said: 'There is ample scope to cause a lot of embarrassment and even damage your reputation, so it pays to think before you press send.'
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|Publication:||The Birmingham Post (England)|
|Date:||Mar 9, 2004|
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