Telecommuting was on the rise before the COVID crisis hit the United States in March 2020 – but now it’s the “new normal” for an unprecedented number of people. As of July 2020, Pennsylvania’s Gov. Wolf is asking all workers who can to work from home.
Among the many implications of this is that virtual meetings, once only necessary when participants are not in the same geographical location, are a fact of work life for the foreseeable future. So this month we’ll focus on ways to improve virtual meetings – both as a participant and a presenter — in the age of Zoom, GoToMeeting, and similar technologies.