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How to Ace a Video Conference Interview (Part 1)

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With the rise in remote workers and the growing quality and cost-effectiveness of video conferencing, it’s no wonder that 60% of recruiters incorporate it into the interview process. If you’re looking for tips, you’ve come to the right place. This two-part series is a compilation of top tips, the what’s what in virtual meeting preparation. In other words, it’s everything you need to know for your next video conference interview. In the first part, below, we lay the groundwork for a successful meeting.

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Business Rockstars Interviews FreeConferenceCall.com Founder and CEO

Hey folks! Just a quick FYI from FreeConferenceCall.com. In case you haven’t heard, Business Rockstars© is the largest producer of audio and video content for the business savvy, featuring rockstar CEOs, startups and entrepreneurs. Now this cutting-edge company has narrowed its award-winning lens to focus on our very own CEO, David Erickson.

In an interview for the business ages, Dave sits down with Pat O’Brien of Hollywood Insider to explain his rise from tiny startup to virtual meeting stardom. From finding great employees to favorite superheros to "vacuuming the corners", don’t miss the inside scoop on FreeConferenceCall.com. It's a unique story of differentiation, viral growth and worldwide domination. We might be exaggerating about the worldwide domination. But only by a little. Read More...

4 Tools for Scheduling a Global Meeting Time

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By Nella Marov-Perez, Customer Care Manager, FreeConferenceCall.com

Phew! After more than a dozen circuitous emails, that global meeting has finally been digitally inked into the calendar. That is, of course, until you realize that the time everyone confirmed would be 3 a.m. for the guy in Mumbai. And suddenly, you’ve slid back to the beginning of the planning process. Read More...

Video Conferencing Etiquette: 13 Tips from the Pros

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With video conferencing, there are Do’s, Don’ts, and the rare but always embarrassing moment of, “Oh no! Is this thing on?!”. Perhaps no one is exempt from the occasional moment of chagrin, yet such episodes often reflect a lack of comfort navigating the video conferencing universe. And that, my friends, is totally fixable.

Enter FreeConferenceCall.com, where online meetings are our sweet spot. We asked around the office, where many of our own employees work remotely on-the-go, and collected 13 video conferencing tips and tricks guaranteed to up your game. Read More...

From Huddle Rooms to Process Improvement: 3 Tips to Make Your Workplace Collaboration-Friendly

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By Jeff Erickson, Vice President Product Development, FreeConferenceCall.com

It’s time to call the next play, people: Collaboration is the new standard. The business world has learned that groups tend to innovate deftly, react to mistakes faster and adroitly pinpoint solutions to problems. With that lesson in mind, businesses are embracing the workplace transformation trend more than ever to rework office space to boost team and personal productivity. Read More...

Tips for the Working Parent: 3 LifeHacks to Save Your Sanity

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By Jennifer Zeidler, VP of Marketing & Communications, FreeConferenceCall.com

As all working parents know, time is often in short supply. It’s hard not to feel stretched thin with the demands of balancing the world on your shoulders. There is a seeming inevitability to the tight schedules, laundry backlog and those little everyday surprises — from “Whoops, I forgot my lunch” to “#*!^, I forgot my conference call.” Read More...