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Stuff People in Zoom Rooms Say

By Nick O'Brien / June 26, 2020
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Now that we’ve all been living the remote work life for a few months, there are a few things we’ve grown accustomed to. Things like: The mail truck coming by and still not delivering the new shoes you ordered two weeks ago. Staring out the window at your neighbors sunbathing in the back yard at…

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What to Do When Your Zoom Interview Hits Technical Trouble

By Nick O'Brien / June 24, 2020
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Remote working has grown from an emerging trend to becoming the primary working model in this hyper-digital economy.   This change has benefited Zoom, which continues to skyrocket as one of the most popular video conferencing platforms. It’s practically a necessity for candidates looking to bag their next job interview.   That is, until something…

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Which Video Conferencing Tool Is Right for Your Team?

By Nick O'Brien / June 5, 2020
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With the business world working from home, video conferencing has become the go-to way to connect with your team. Whether for meetings or casual ad-hoc check-ins, we’re now communicating with our colleagues as a face in a box on a screen.   Zoom has become shorthand for these communications – the platform seems to have…

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Team Building Activities for a Remote Company Culture

By Nick O'Brien / June 3, 2020
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There are plenty of challenges to being a manager. But when your whole team is remote, the hardest part might be keeping everyone spiritually together when they’re physically far apart. With few opportunities to check in with the people you manage outside of Zoom meetings and Slack messages, team building activities are more useful than…

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What Happens to Your Work Life Balance When You Go Remote?

By Nick O'Brien / April 21, 2020
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Ah, work life balance. Everybody needs it, so as to stay sane in a demanding economy. Yet nobody wants to bring it up in an interview, so as to avoid the appearance of having a weak work ethic.    The fact is that work life balance is important for us all to think about, whether…

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30 Apps That Make Remote Work Easier

By Koka Sexton / April 19, 2020
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Fortunately, there are win, win solutions for employers, and their employees. Currently, numerous apps are available that make it possible for employees to work from home.

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The Do’s and Don’ts of Video Interview Prep

By Koka Sexton / April 17, 2020
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Jumping on a Zoom for your next interview? You should always treat your video interviews like a regular in-person interview and prepare accordingly. In truth, the only difference between and video and in-person interview is the prep. Below are three DO’s and three DON’Ts of video interview prep. Do’s: Focus your prep on the individual…

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What We’re Seeing as the Business World Adapts to Coronavirus

By Nick O'Brien / April 16, 2020
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We’re now fully immersed in a new work and business landscape sparked by COVID-19. Some companies and professionals have adapted remarkably well. Others, not so much. But most are, on some level, still working to find their footing and keep moving forward.  Their efforts have been multi-faceted and varied – this is a lot more…

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How to Support New Remote Employees Post-Onboarding

By Nick O'Brien / April 10, 2020
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There’s no shortage of guidance out there around remote onboarding. Even on this very site, we’ve shared lots of insight into how you can achieve a comprehensive, comfortable, and timely onboarding process without stepping foot in the same room as your new hire. With recent global events, this has become an essential concern for company…

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Talking Remote Onboarding with Shane Price of Outreach

By Nick O'Brien / April 6, 2020
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If there’s one thing Shane Price wants you to know right now, it’s this: “Most of your anxiety around remote onboarding is unfounded.” Shane is Senior Sales Enablement Manager at Outreach, and one of the biggest parts of his job is handling the onboarding of new employees. This includes remote employees, which, as far as…

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