Updated: Wed, 20 Feb 2013 07:30:00 GMT | By Jason Buckland
10 things that may soon disappear from your office

According to a LinkedIn survey, these common office items and trends may be relics of the past.



According to a LinkedIn survey, these common office items and trends may be relics of the past. (© Getty Images)
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Look around your office, and you may see a few relics. No, not Peggy, the nice old lady with the boiled sweets on her desk – but one-time workplace necessities whose days may be numbered.

LinkedIn, the professional social network giant, recently polled 7,000 of its users from across the globe, asking what items, tools or office trends might be endangered in the workplace. Which ten may soon disappear from the world of business? From cubicles to fax machines, click through to find the likely candidates.

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