All Xerox Workers Get MP3 Players SEP 06 (Rochester, N.Y.) – Call it a perk for workers at a company on the rebound.All 55,000 Xerox employees worldwide, including more than 8,000 in Rochester, are getting a gift from CEO Anne Mulcahy.MP3 players are arriving at the homes of workers. The device comes in Xerox colors with the company logo.Xerox executives say the last five years have been rocky, but they believe the company is turning around, thanks, in large part, to the employees.
The MP3 player comes with a message from Mulcahy. The players can be used for entertainment, but it can also be used for work. Employees can download podcasts for information or training purposes.“It’s innovative technology, like what Chester Carlson did 70 years ago with xerography, which revolutionized the face of the office community, and they can use it in the work world,” said spokesman Bill McKee.A few years ago, Excellus rolled out a pilot program giving doctors personal digital assistants capable of downloading drug formularies