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The Benefits of Including Your Kids on Zoom Calls

by Derek Loosvelt | August 06, 2020

Vault spoke with Jolene Cramer, a former Microsoft executive and now senior marketing director at Limeade, about why her kids are joining her video calls.

6 Tips for Hosting Zoom Happy Hours

by Sam Radbil | July 21, 2020

Virtual happy hours are great for team building and onboarding new employees. Here are six tips to help make your online parties more engaging and enjoyable.

7 Pro Slack Tips for Mastering Remote Work

by Knoji | July 15, 2020

You might know the Slack basics, but you're likely not using many important Slack functions. Here are seven pro Slack tips to master working remotely.

What to Wear to Appear More ‘Trustworthy’ and ‘Authentic’ in Zoom Meetings

by Derek Loosvelt | July 01, 2020

According to a new survey of nearly 500 professionals, there are certain ways to dress for video chats to make you appear more "trustworthy" and "authentic."

How Trump’s Executive Order Halting H-1B Visas Affects International Students and Big Tech

by Derek Loosvelt | June 25, 2020

In the wake of President Trump's executive order freezing temporary work visas, including H-1Bs, we spoke to international student career expert Marcelo Barros.

3 Virtual Interview Tips and a Checklist

by David Solloway | June 02, 2020

Here are three virtual interview tips, along with a checklist that'll help you the day before, the day of, and during your virtual interview.

6 Tips for More Productive Zoom Team Meetings

by Samantha Rupp | May 21, 2020

Whether you’re the team lead or a new employee learning the ropes, these best practices will allow to join your next video team meeting with confidence.

Will All Interviews Be Virtual Post-Covid-19?

by Derek Loosvelt | May 18, 2020

We spoke with the CEO of video interviewing services provider Harqen about the long-term effects of the coronavirus on recruiting and interviewing.

4 Reasons Top Tech Firms Told Employees to Work from Home Until 2021

by Derek Loosvelt | May 12, 2020

A growing number of top tech firms, including Facebook and Google, are telling employees to work from home the rest of the year. Here's why.

4 Ways Offices Will Look Radically Different Post-Quarantine

by Derek Loosvelt | May 05, 2020

Here's how corporate offices are expected to look different when companies reopen in the wake of Covid-19.

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