The Sad Truth About Conference Call Behavior (and How to Fix it)
Here’s what actually happens during conference calls, when your line is muted and no one can see you: 82% of participants are working on something unrelated to the call. 65% are doing other work at their job. 55% eat or make food. 47% go to the restroom.
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8 awesome (and sometimes free) conference call services
Conference calls are a big part of work life today — sometimes too big. Because we spend so much time in meetings, we want conference-calling systems that that launch quickly and work flawlessly so we can get the information we need and move on to other …
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Managing by telephone? 10 ideas for a better conference call
How can I manage people I cannot see? That’s a question I get from a good number of managers who work with remote staff and freelancers and communicate with them via Skype, Google Hangouts, email, online chats and, yes, the telephone. It’s clear from …
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Career Boot Camp: 5 Tips To Lead Effective Conference Calls
Let’s build on that knowledge by focusing on leading conference calls. When the recession hit, many companies cut costs by greatly reducing the number of in-person meetings. This forced employees into using conference calls as an alternative means of …
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