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What You Need to Know About the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

By Eugene Tcipnjatov, FreeConferenceCall.com Chief Technology Officer

On May 25, 2018, the European Union (EU) is preparing to roll out its new consumer-friendly data protection law known as the General Data Protection Regulation or GDPR. The new rule requires that businesses make it easy for consumers to understand how their data is used and voluntarily consent to data collection. It also requires companies to provide a compelling reason for data collection and give people access to their information and the right to delete or correct inaccurate data. Read More...

How Video Conferencing Can Save Money for Businesses

These are the ways that video conferencing can save money for businesses:

  1. Cutting down on wasted time.
  2. Maximizing efficiency.
  3. Eliminating any potential travel costs.

Here, we’ll discuss why video conferencing is beneficial for many businesses, why video conferencing is a popular option, what types of video conferencing are available and the times when businesses should opt to use video conferencing. Read More...

How to Have a Successful International Meeting

Here’s how to have a successful international meeting in seven simple steps:

  1. Decide which type of virtual meeting you want to hold
  2. Prepare for the meeting, including developing an agenda
  3. Decide a time and day for the meeting to be held
  4. Use the best international meeting hosting service for you
  5. Ensure that participants will attend the meeting
  6. Conduct the meeting efficiently and encourage participation from all attendees
  7. Follow-up after the meeting

While hosting an international meeting may sound simple enough, it’s easy to underestimate the amount of thought and preparation that a successful international meeting requires. Read More...

How to Ace a Video Conference Interview (Part 2)

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Thanks to Facetime and Facebook, many of us are video conferencing savvy. It’s become a familiar aspect of our personal lives. Yet when it comes to using similar tech for virtual interviews, we have to shift into a new gear. 

To smooth the transition, we’ve pulled together the best tips for a video conference interview. The first part of this series laid out the preparation for a virtual interview. Now, it’s time to build on what we’ve learned. Below are 3Cs to keep in mind: communication, connection and confidence. Read More...