Category Archives: Business Conference Calls

Simple is Stupendous: The Human Resource and For Business Keep HR Accessible 

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Laura Sankovich, Founder of The Human Resource

The Human Resource (THR), a national consulting firm, believes that HR should be a little humdrum.  Founded by Laura Sankovich in 2004 and operated in partnership with her husband, Todd, this power team asserts that the waters will remain (mostly) calm with the benefit of excellent HR strategy and clear procedures in place. THR offers a comprehensive list of individual services and affordable monthly contracts that provide peace of mind. They promise that together with THR, human resources will become refreshingly routine. So what's the story with HR podcasts?

The Challenge: Keeping a Focus on What’s Important Read More... Introduces Disruptive Pricing for StartMeeting Accounts

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The award-winning has always provided a high-quality, free conferencing service. To meet the requirements of our corporate customers, we created For Business — all the same great features traditionally offered for free, but with managed services layered in to support businesses of all sizes.

Now, SMBs and enterprises can take advantage of customizations, global number sets, dedicated bridges, unified billing, activity summaries and account management. And as the global workforce grows increasingly mobile, teams around the world will be able to connect remotely through a desktop, mobile device or landline — and work together more productively. Read More...

2 Steps to Improving Participation on Your Next Business Conference Call

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Corporations increasingly understand that groups tend to innovate faster, recognize mistakes more efficiently and identify better solutions to problems. Tapping into these collaboration benefits requires that we ensure universal participation during business conference calls. So how do we get the level of participation we need? Remember, if your team members don’t participate, they can’t add value.

Strong participation is correlated with a high degree of subject-matter engagement and reflects one’s comfort in contributing to the discussion. So let’s start by the two most critical components of engagement that support participation — and result in the best possible collaboration. Read More...