Any significant endeavor or operation can benefit from a checklist—especially conference calls. If CEOs, busy parents, and even Santa Claus uses them, there’s got to be some benefit to using a checklist, right? What better way to make sure you turn the heat down before leaving for vacation, pick up those eggs at the supermarket or change that word at the end of the meeting brief you wrote yesterday?
Toll-free conferencing has become so popular over the years that they have run out of toll-free numbers. So, to keep up with demand, a new prefix has been announced for toll-free conferencing dial-in numbers. You probably recognize the 800, 888, 877, 866 and 855 prefixes. But now you’ll start seeing numbers beginning with 844.
These days, many companies have begun conducting interviews via online meetings rather than inviting candidates to travel to their offices in person. This saves time and money on both sides—allowing potential employees to remain at home (and not take time off from their current jobs) and saving employers from paying for trips with candidates who end up not being a good fit.
The gifts have all been opened, the resolutions set and someone finally tossed the fruitcake that was sitting in the conference room for weeks. It’s time to get back to business.
But what if all those extra cookies and glasses of eggnog are weighing down more than the office chairs? Something needs to happen to get the creative juices flowing again and bring your staff back into the swing of things. What better way to do this than with a start-of-the-year conference call?
Frank is one of the best graphic designers on your staff. He can produce an outstanding infographic and dazzle your clients with his work.
But while Frank is great at his job, he still needs clear instructions in order for the project he is working on to turn out right.