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September 19, 2016

3 Benefits from Coworking Space

Tips for Remote Employees, Corporate Culture


Co-working spaces are quickly becoming a business trend for not only startups but large corporations. With anywhere between a third and a half of workers being flexible or mobile, according to Regus CEO Mark Dixon in a recent Fast Company article, co-working is only expected to rise. In fact, CRBE recently released a report estimating that co-working would see an annual compound growth of 21 percent over the next five years.

What makes this type of working environment so attractive and why are startups all the way to fortune 500 companies all flocking to these spaces? 

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August 24, 2016

Scheduling Meetings Across Time Zones

Tips for Remote Employees, Corporate Culture, business tips, Management Tips

Whether it is with remote employees, other office locations, or external business contacts, it is not always easy to find a time that everyone can meet. It only gets more difficult when those people are spread out across different time zones.

Below are 3 tips when scheduling meetings to help you accommodate the people you plan to meet with and make sure your meetings are still effective, despite time differences.

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August 16, 2016

Overcome Common Meeting Mistakes

Management Tips

Meetings tend to get a bad reputation around the office. They are seen as a waste of time, productivity-killers, or a mandatory distraction from getting actual work done. More frequently, I see blogs recommending you cancel your meetings to be productive; however, I am here to tell you that this misconception is the result of user error. Successful meetings are still a great way to build relationships, collaborate across departments and make decisions faster.

We want to point out some common mistakes you and your organization are making when scheduling meetings and ways to improve the success of your meetings.

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June 10, 2016

Video Conferencing's Most Important Benefits

Corporate Culture, Video Conferencing

Video conferencing boasts that video meetings are a way to reduce travel costs by replacing unnecessary business travel. This is true, but in addition to lowering travel costs, there are a number of benefits that companies and employees might not immediately associate with video meetings and it is limiting their usage and adoption of video within their organization. In a recent report written by Quocirca, they found that travel savings alone were not enough and found 8 of the most important benefits of video conferencing.

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May 11, 2016

What It Means To Be Working From Home

Tips for Remote Employees


At Easymeeting, most employees have the option to work from home occasionally, part-time or even full-time. I recently worked from home and couldn't help but take notice of the reaction from friends and family members when they heard my company was letting me work remotely.

Common misconceptions I experienced first-hand:

  • You can wear your pajamas to work!?
  • So you can work whenever you want?
  • You can't provide customer service from home... Or how will you get anything done?

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January 22, 2016

Test Your Video Conferencing System

video conferencing tips, Video Conferencing

Testing your video system:

By now, we should all know the importance of a test call when planning a video conference, but when you are installing new video conferencing systems or making changes on your network, it is not always easy to isolate issues with your video system. To help test the video system or isolate issues, you need an outside test site that you know to be working.

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December 15, 2015

Easymeeting's 2015 Holiday Gift Guide

For Fun

Scrambling to buy last minute gifts? You aren't alone, so Easymeeting is here to help. We have put together our top 10 holiday gift ideas for 2015 and broken them down into five categories: big ticket items, tech, time management, home office and stocking stuffers. This should make finding the perfect gift for everyone on your list EASY.

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November 05, 2015

4 Easy Ways To Stay Motivated And On Task This Holiday Season

It can be hard to stay motivated at work. With the holiday season quickly approaching, we wanted to share some of our favorite quick tips we've found to help keep us stay on task during the winter or summer holidays.

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October 23, 2015

3 Ways Recording Can Be Useful in Video Conferencing

video conferencing tips, Video Conferencing

Easymeeting recently launched recording and streaming through YouTube Live Events as a free (yes, FREE) and flexible feature of our EasyConference service. This is exciting news! We have seen more interest in sharing video meetings and many different applications of recording and streaming since the release of this feature.

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October 15, 2015

5 Ways Management Can Increase Employee Engagement

Tips for Remote Employees, Corporate Culture, Management Tips

Employee engagement is essential for business growth. Executives, managers, and team leaders recognize that an engaged employee is more likely to remain with a company for a longer time period and be more productive throughout their employment. These are important factors that can reduce costs related to hiring and training new employees and benefit the company's performance as a whole.

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