Settling into your work-from-home routine yet? It’s no secret that the global pandemic has changed the way we used to work, including how meetings are conducted. For those of us who are more used to having face-to-face meetings, suddenly having to talk to bosses and colleagues through a screen might be a little disconcerting. But while this “new normal” of working out-of-office might be hard to adjust to at first, video meetings aren’t a new thing.
Applications such as Skype, Google Meet and Zoom have existed pre-Covid-19, but they’re now being used more than ever, taking the place of physical meeting rooms with teams logging in at the same time to discuss the latest pertinent issues. But when you’re in the comfort of home, how can you ensure you still maintain an image of professionalism? Ahead, we’ve rounded up seven faux pas and etiquette you need to be aware of when video conferencing: