Technology Is The Work Place Environment

1447 Words Apr 20th, 2015 6 Pages
Another situation that technology is affecting is the work place environment. Many companies and jobs are using cutting-edge technology to help make work easier. More than 81% of employees work using their personal mobile devices and 33% of Americans use at least three devices for work (Miller-Merrell, “46% of Managers Believe Employees Misuse Social Media and Work Technology”). Using technology can make it easier to get ahold of someone faster and to draw more attention over the World Wide Web. The web can be used for many workplace situations such as recruiting. 91% of recruiters use social media for recruiting young soldiers (Miller-Merrell, “46% of Managers Believe Employees Misuse Social Media and Work Technology”). Employees and employers even use social media to get ahold of one another. A stat shows that 7 out of 10 young professionals have friended their boss on Facebook (Miller-Merrell, “46% of Managers Believe Employees Misuse Social Media and Work Technology”). Using social media sites and the internet can also be a bad situation at work though too. Websites can cause problems with jobs because people have been fired or put under pressure because of the use of sites at work or because something is posted on a site that can undetermined their professional standing (“Technology Can Have Positive and Negative Impact on Social Interactions”). Because of this, 54% of companies block access to social networking sites at work and 43% of companies monitor social…
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