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Sprint cans employee who leaked sales figures of the EVO 4G?

0. phoneArena posted on 14 Jun 2010, 17:38

Add one more person to the unemployed as the pin-dropping network dropped an employee for leaking sales figures to a forum...

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posted on 20 Oct 2010, 01:46

1. networkdood (Posts: 6330; Member since: 31 Mar 2010)

The only person to blame is the employee - it is the terms and conditions of the employment with their employer - that person knew what he or she was doing and knew the consequences of the action taken. It does stink, though.

posted on 14 Jun 2010, 18:03

2. fishpower187 (Posts: 88; Member since: 22 Feb 2010)

+1; this ex-employee is a idiot for posting confidential info. He or she deserves what he or she got.

posted on 15 Jun 2010, 01:01

7. DonkeyPunched (Posts: 321; Member since: 10 Jan 2010)

+1; if he had a job like that...he shouldn't have been that stupid to do that.

posted on 14 Jun 2010, 18:23

3. E.N. (Posts: 2610; Member since: 25 Jan 2009)

Well that means that Best Buy, Radio Shack, and Walmart have to hve combined sales of about 100,000. It's doable but unlikely in my opinion

posted on 15 Jun 2010, 09:26

10. pattypatterson (Posts: 48; Member since: 28 May 2010)

this was just corporate store sales all indirect 3rd party numbers (most mall store) were not included as well as national resellers like best buy radio shack etc...

posted on 14 Jun 2010, 19:09

4. tedkord (Posts: 14218; Member since: 17 Jun 2009)

Always remember, there are two things you should never do if you work for Sprint: Spread the truth, or stop a thief. These two heinous acts will get you good and fired for sure. I believe the posted infractions also include giving food to the poor, donating money to natural disaster victims and not kicking any cute puppies you come across.

posted on 14 Jun 2010, 20:01

5. Lito0187 (Posts: 5; Member since: 08 Jun 2010)

I really can't blame Sprint for doing this if they actual did do it. Information is very important to be kept confidential especially with bug corporations. The employee should not have posted this. People post things on facebook and twitter and wonder why they get fired. Very ignorant move to do.

posted on 14 Jun 2010, 21:24

6. HockeyDood (Posts: 74; Member since: 14 May 2010)

I was involved and I know of far more bull shit Sprint does or has done to it's employees. Sprint corporate is killing this company from the inside out. Similar to the early stages of Circuit City's downfall several years ago.

posted on 15 Jun 2010, 07:13

8. tedkord (Posts: 14218; Member since: 17 Jun 2009)

You're fired!

posted on 15 Jun 2010, 07:33

9. rwolf1984 (Posts: 532; Member since: 06 Jun 2009)

Sprint is on the up and up...they've got good prices, good phones, 4G technology...Dan Hesse must be chilling with his EVO sipping on gin and juice listening to that rap song from Office Space "damn it feels good to be a gangsta"

posted on 15 Jun 2010, 11:14

11. PapaJay224 (Posts: 866; Member since: 08 Feb 2009)

thats really dumb...Sprint is not on the Up and Up...Evo 4g they cant afford, and they wasted money doing 4g WiMax which is a dead technology to LTE, which they will spend MORE money they dont have on RE-CONVERTING once they relaise their service is obsolete, now you tell me is that up and up, or do I see a Golden Parachute in dan Hesses future...he probably insures with AIG!

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