Want a Job? BYOD or Buh-bye.
Jan 06, 2012, 17:02 (4 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Ken Hess)
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"Years ago, employers paid for all or part of your broadband
Internet connection so that you could work from home during
emergencies or on a regular basis. Almost none do it now. Why?
Because you already have it. The technology is inexpensive and
ubiquitous. They no longer have to pay for something that you have
"Why should your employer provide basic tools to you? They don't
owe you a smart phone or a laptop. You already have a smart phone,
so why not use it at work? You'll have it with you anyway, won't
you? You have to keep up with your Facebook, Gmail and Twitter
feeds because you might miss something awesome, if you don't.
"A smart phone is just another tool that you bring to the