Employee uses his work computer to write an email asking his closest personal friends to support a charitable organization — but sends it out to the entire 15,000-member workforce, including this pilot fish.
And it has the predictable result.
“First wave: Countless people hitting ‘Reply all’ to either praise the sender for his generosity or to chastise him for using company resources for his pet project,” reports fish.
“Second wave: Countless more people hitting ‘Reply all’ to reprimand first-wavers for hitting ‘Reply all.’
“Third wave: Strongly worded email from CIO to stop the madness, because Exchange was buckling under the load.”