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When Daydreams Happen To Bad Conference Calls

When Daydreams Happen to Bad Conference Calls Get Alert and On Call It's no surprise conference calls get a bad rap. Thanks to technical difficulties and a lack of face-to-face engagement, bored employees are more likely to Snapchat selfies or search for dinner recipes than stay tuned to the task at hand. What Are They Really Up To? Distractions can consume more than 10 minutes of a typical conference call. Employees admit to engaging in numerous personal activities, including: PLAYING VIDEO GAMES g 日 易 25% ONLINE SHOPPING 21% EXERCISING 9% SENDING AN EMAIL 63% ТАKING ANOTHER PHONE CALL 6% TEXTING 44% CНЕCKING SOCIAL MEDIA 63% EATING OR MAKING FOOD GOING TO THE 55% ВАTHROOM 47% DOING OTHER WORK 65% Give Your Meetings a Wake-Up Call Video conferencing fosters better conversations and sharpens decision-making among teams. 94% of respondents say video conferencing enables them to improve efficiency and productivity. 74% like the ability to see colleagues' reactions to their ideas. 88% see an increased impact on discussions. 87% say it helps expedite 70% believe it decision-making. increases connectedness between participants. In 2014, 50% of employees used live video and web cameras in more than 25% of their calls. Something to Talk About Using video conferencing for face-to-face meetings increases engagement and overall efficiency. With Highfive's all-in-one video conferencing solution, employees can connect in person, from any location or device. O Highfive Sources: Clarizen,, IBOPE Zoby International, Verizon, Adventus, Wainhouse Research

When Daydreams Happen To Bad Conference Calls

shared by ColumnFive on Aug 05
Check out our infographic we created with Highfive to see what people are really doing during conference calls, and how video conferencing can make for more productive meetings.


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