Saturday, November 01, 2014

Voice Mail Descent?



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Please Do Not Leave A Message: Why Millennials Don't Like Voice Mail

I'm no millennial (18-34) and I loathe using voice mail. I rarely leave a message and I never check mine.

I'm seeing signs of others feeling the same way.

What say you?

12 Comments:

At November 01, 2014 12:45 PM, Blogger Woodsterman (Odie) said...

They're all text crazy now.

 
At November 01, 2014 1:00 PM, Blogger cube said...

If I want to reach my daughters quickly, I text them. I prefer texting myself. It saves time and effort.

 
At November 01, 2014 1:52 PM, Blogger Honorina Ilka said...

I strongly agree!

 
At November 01, 2014 2:08 PM, Blogger Granny Annie said...

If I miss a call I see the number on my caller ID and call them back. They will ask if I got their voice-mail and I have to admit I didn't even check.

 
At November 02, 2014 8:10 AM, Blogger sue hanes said...

Cube - I listen to my voice mail and I leave messages. I don't like to leave messages but I don't mind listening to my voice mail messages.

 
At November 02, 2014 10:51 AM, Anonymous jan said...

I prefer text, but I do listen to my voice mail and return calls. The problem is the long political and advertising messages that are now being left on voice mail.

 
At November 03, 2014 10:34 AM, Blogger Sandee said...

When I was working there were lots of employees and I had a group that worked for me. I was the sergeant and I worked for a lieutenant. When he wanted something done he would voice mail me with what he wanted. I'd then send that to the person that was going to do that. Instead of me saying what needed doing I sent the message from the lieutenant to that person. It worked very well.

Sometimes I wouldn't see the folks that worked for me for most of the day. Voice mail got it done. We loved it.

Have a fabulous day. :)

 
At November 03, 2014 2:34 PM, Blogger cube said...

Granny Annie: Same here.

 
At November 03, 2014 2:35 PM, Blogger cube said...

Sue Hanes: You're a more patient person than I am.

 
At November 03, 2014 2:45 PM, Blogger cube said...

Jan: I don't give out my cell number to strangers. I keep it within a close circle of friends and family.

People who know me personally know not to leave me a long voice mail. They know I will return their call without listening to their message.

 
At November 03, 2014 2:49 PM, Blogger cube said...

Honorina Ilka: :-)

 
At November 03, 2014 2:53 PM, Blogger cube said...

Sandee: I'm glad it worked well for you. I think it helped that your circumstances were unique.

 

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