Time. It’s your sales prospects’ most valuable resource and many of them don’t have enough of it to sit through lengthy, face-to-face sales pitches. Enter into the picture virtual conferencing and communications solutions. Since email messages and telephone calls only go so far, it’s the perfect medium that combines the convenience of remote communications with the impact of a face-to-face meeting.(more…)
Well summer is over and football season has begun, so what better way to rally the team than with a conference call?
InterCall, an official partner of the Big Ten Conference, knows that leading a football team can be a lot like managing staff. With employees transitioning out of vacation mode and settling back into the normal work routine—just like players heading back onto the field after a long offseason—managers and coaches have to keep their teams focused and engaged on and off the field (or the office.)
The benefits of telecommuting are obvious—increased employee productivity, reduced costs, more flexibility, to name a few. In fact, a recent study conducted by Stanford University found that people who work full time from home are 13 percent more efficient than those who don’t.
However, one of the major drawbacks of telecommuting is that remote workers miss out on daily interactions in the office, which often results in employees feeling isolated and disconnected from the team and company as a whole. So how can you help your remote workers feel empowered and fully part of the team and company even though they’re not physically present?
Here are three tips to help make your remote workers feel included:
InterCall recently released a study that looked at mobile conferencing statistics and surveyed 500 professionals about their experiences with mobile conferencing. Read our overview of the study and view the infographic here. The study picked up a lot of traction among the business community and inspired posts on:
I found it interesting that of all the great information in our study, most people were focusing on the stranger aspects of it, like the weird places people take a conference call and the unusual things they do while on a one.
Cookouts, cold beer and fireworks—what’s not to love about Independence Day? If you’re one of the scores of Americans lamenting the fact that Independence Day only comes once a year, take comfort in knowing that you don’t have to stop celebrating your independence on July 5th.
In fact, more and more business professionals are celebrating their independence 365 days a year.