Posts Categorized: Lifesize

[INFOGRAPHIC] The Remote Worker Revolution is Upon Us

Once a luxury, remote working (or “telecommuting“) is taking the corporate world by storm. Employees love it because it provides a greater work/life balance and takes them out of rush hour traffic, and employers love it because it is cost-effective, offers a larger recruitment pool and, honestly, who doesn’t love working with happier people? Companies… Continue ReadingDear Road Warrior, Features, Green, Lifesize, Miscellaneous, Mobility, People, Technology, Trends

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Top 5 Reasons to Fall in Love with Skype for Business (formerly Microsoft Lync) and Lifesize Cloud

If you work at a tech-friendly midmarket company or enterprise, chances are good that you’ve heard of Skype for Business® (formerly Microsoft Lync), the tech giant’s communications platform that’s designed with the unique needs of businesses in mind. What you might not be familiar with are the product’s ins and outs and why more and… Continue ReadingCloud, Features, Lifesize, Microsoft, Partnership, People, Products, Skype, Technology, Trends, Virtualization

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Phone interviews are the worst: Embracing the video interview

As someone who graduated in the midst of the recession, when employers had an infinite number of educated and eager candidates to choose from, I was subjected to countless interviews of all different styles—in an office, at a coffee shop, group interviews, even a scavenger hunt (that’s a whole other blog post). But the most… Continue ReadingBest Practices, Cloud, Lifesize, People, Trends

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Speaking Without Words: Body Language and Non-Verbal Cues in Communication

In 1967, the Journal of Consulting Psychology published a study conducted by two researchers that would eventually shape the way we understand the importance of nonverbal communication. Written by UCLA professor Albert Mehrabian and Susan R. Ferris, the piece described the relative importance of words, tone of voice and body language in understanding an underlying emotional message. But more on… Continue ReadingIndustry, Lifesize, Miscellaneous, People, Trends

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How an Engineering and Architecture Firm Uses Video Conferencing Every Day

Two of the most important benefits of enterprise-grade cloud video conferencing are the ability to join meetings from any device and the ease of collaborating on data-rich, multimedia files in real time. Design and engineering firms with multiple offices and geographically dispersed clients and work sites have much to gain in this arena. When cross-team… Continue ReadingBest Practices, Cloud, Customer/Case Study, Industry, Lifesize

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