Company will pay you $1,000 to use flip phone for a week

Joshua Bennett
June 10, 2019

Or no longer it's clearly a advertising ploy for Frontier - after all, the itemizing says it prefers candidates with an "full of life social presence", which would in the result in extra ticket consciousness for the company.

Frontier Bundles, a certified retailer of web service provider Frontier Communications, has launched a contest whereby this can eradicate one candidate to use an worn flip phone moderately than their smartphone for seven corpulent days.

"Our wonderful candidate will likely be a self-proclaimed smartphone fiend who's frequently up to this point on the most modern tech info". They'll also give people a "survival kit" to ease boredom - including a physical map, notepad and pen, pocket phone book and a few CDs.

The use? Quite so a lot of than giving up your smartphone, Frontier is asking that you doc your entire trip.

So what happens if you're the chosen one? They'll also have to keep a journal of the experience including how long it took to do basic tasks like checking email, how productivity changed, how often the desire for a smartphone emerged, and how often a Google search was needed.

Applicants are asked to explain in about 200 words why he or she would be the best person for the job or a video submission can be done.

Applicants must be at least 18 years old and a US citizen or permanent resident. The person selected will be informed no later than July 8th and will be sent guidelines on how they are expected to record the experience.

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