So do people actually judge you in a business meeting based on the phone you carry? To answer this question, uSell (uSell.com), an online marketplace for used gadgets, conducted a survey representative of 1,000 business respondents.
Some interesting findings included:
* 60 percent of females (but only 50 percent of males) will judge a person during a business meeting based on their phone model and condition.
* 55 percent of respondents say that if a business meeting participant pulls out a damaged or old cell phone, this negatively affects their impression of him or her.
* Over 80 percent of people say that they judge a person to be “frugal,” “not tech savvy,” or “old” if they carry an older phone model.
* 35 percent of people will think a person is “poor” if they carry an older phone type. HBM
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