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Hold The Phone


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Once used almost exclusively by telephone operators, headsets are moving into offices and onto the heads of white-collar workers ranging from secretaries to executives.

Even if you're on the phone as little as two hours a day, you may benefit from switching from a traditional handset to a telephone headset. Headsets improve productivity by freeing up your hands, and they reduce neck and shoulder pain by eliminating the need to cradle a handset between your shoulder and ear.

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