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We Surveyed 100+ Zoom Breakout Users – Want To Know Their Top Frustrations?

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We recently reached out to friends and facilitators who use zoom breakouts and asked them a couple open-ended questions:

  • What do you like/dislike about zoom breakouts?
  • What are your biggest frustrations, what do you find lacking about them (as either a host and/or participant)?

We received 100+ survey responses (and counting- folks are still sharing their input if you’d be so kind?)- many of them in great, lengthy detail. Ready to see what everyone said? 

Here are the most frustrating things about zoom breakouts:

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Virtual Onboarding: 5 Tips for Onboarding New Employees in the #NewNormal

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Gone are the days of office tours and meet-and-greets – in is the age of remote working, and all the things that used to go into onboarding have moved to the virtual space as well. And as anyone who’s ever onboarded a new employee knows, this doesn’t make things any easier.

First-day jitters, social anxiety, and being thrust into a new environment make transitioning to a new job difficult enough for any new employee, and bringing things to a virtual space makes things even more complicated, challenging, stressful.Virtual Onboarding can be challenging for new hires

Thankfully, there are some things that you can do (and tools that you can use) to help make virtual onboarding for new employees much easier, more similar to old normal, in-person onboarding.

And with that, here are 5 tips for virtual onboarding in the #newnormal…

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How to Improve Remote Collaboration in Distributed Teams

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Promoting remote collaboration among off-site team members can be a difficult task. Outside factors and company issues can quickly hurt your employees’ productivity. Over a prolonged period, this loss could even cause a notable change in absenteeism, turnover rates, and profitability for your company. This is especially problematic in the current environment, with so many companies suddenly going fully remote due to the pandemic.

Even if yours was not a remote position before, chances are, right now, you’re on a distributed team, given that so much of the workforce is currently working from home.

For distributed teams, quick fixes like team-building activities or managerial changes will have few long-term effects. Instead, the most effective way to reverse the results of poor team performance is by making improvements to your company’s internal processes and work environment.

Following the recommendations below, you can implement the adjustments necessary to encourage better engagement, cooperation and remote collaboration in your organization, regardless of where your employees are working from.

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