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Why You Should Switch to Video Interviews

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If you’re looking for a new team member to join your company, it’s worth taking the time to speak to many different candidates. Interviewing applicants remotely using video conferencing technology allows you to open the field to top-notch candidates who may be qualified but live outside your immediate geographic area. This allows both your team and the new candidate an …

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Why UCaaS is a Game Changer for IT Departments

Why UCaaS is a Game Changer for IT Departments

Unified Communications (UC) has helped enterprises enhance communications, improve collaboration, and increase productivity. It is not all sunshine and flowers, though, as most IT departments responsible for UC will tell you. One of the primary issues surrounding UC is the cost, including the initial investment in equipment as well as the additional support staff, training, and ongoing system management. Another …

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Extend the Life of Your Webcast With Automated Transcriptions

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Does it feel like your webcasts aren’t reaching their maximum potential? Do you need a better way to engage your audience and make it easier for them to follow your presentation? The newest enhancements to GlobalMeet Webcast could be the answer. Increase Your Productivity At Work As part of the company’s larger initiative to help customers regain lost time and productivity, …

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Home on the Go: Get the Most Out of GlobalMeet Collaboration

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PGi is always looking for ways to elevate productivity and communication at your company – and on the go. Check out GlobalMeet’s new smart collaboration tools and new pricing model that will have you saying, home sweet home. Host virtual meetings for free GlobalMeet Collaboration is now available for free. This allows businesses to host unlimited feature-rich video meetings. Yes, …

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Please the Crowd with Cloud PBX

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Traditional business meetings can be a bore. Businesses of all shapes and sizes can energize internal and external teams by going beyond the traditional meeting experience. Incorporating even a few unified communications as a service (UCaaS) features can improve productivity and communication. Read on to learn more about these crowd-pleasing, enterprise-grade cloud PBX features. Streamline reachability on multiple phones Staying …

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How Unified Communications Unites the Workforce

“Two heads are better than one.” We’ve all heard the old cliché encouraging teamwork, but another cliché that applies to collaboration in the workplace may be, “Easier said than done.” Not long ago, techniques to encourage collaboration included breaking down office walls and pushing employees into cubicles so they could easily see and hear each other. In today’s teleworking world, …

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4 Surprising Ways Video Conferencing Can Help You Connect With Your Team

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If you’ve only been using video conferencing for the occasional check-in with clients, there are plenty of additional ways to use this versatile tool. Incorporating video conferencing into your daily or weekly routine can shake up your meetings, streamline your decision-making process, and help your team members feel more engaged with each other. Here are some of the top ways …

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Why Leading Enterprises Seek Out Hosted PBX

As a business grows, practical expenses like equipping each employee’s space with a phone and voicemail system can grow to be a large expense and headache. Hosted PBX is one way that leading enterprises deal with these issues. Hosted PBX can offer many advantages for the enterprise, including ease and affordability of setup, worldwide access to voicemails and access to …

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5 Reasons Why Live Streaming Is Communication Table Stakes for Enterprise Organizations

Today’s millennial employees crave transparency and real-time information sharing, but with remote workers and global offices, enterprise workforces are now spread far and wide. It can be impossible to get more than a few people from the same department in one room at the same time, let alone a workforce of thousands. That’s where live streaming comes into play. By …

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4 Spicy Screen Sharing Suggestions for Online Conferencing

Using your online conference time to gather together and talk is only the first step in integrating your team across locations. To make your meeting even more productive and effective, start using screen sharing. Incorporating screen sharing into your online conferences can not only keep your team members more engaged, but it can also help you optimize workflows and cut …

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4 Ways Your Collaboration Platform Is Negating Productivity

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When businesses are shopping for a team collaboration platform, user experience isn’t always the main priority. Nevertheless, without considering the essential features your employees need to succeed, your investment will almost always miss the mark. Take your team’s needs and concerns seriously and you’ll avoid countless missteps along the way. Consider these four reasons why collaboration platforms can ruin employee …

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Smart Collaboration Tools that Rejuvenate Virtual Meetings

In today’s fast-paced world, change is inevitable. The integration of artificial intelligence (AI), chatbots and other computer-driven communication systems are reshaping how teams interact during virtual meetings. Businesses of all shapes and sizes need to be agile. They need flexible, intuitive collaboration tools that keep teams on their toes. The effectiveness of your virtual meetings relies on the smart collaboration tools …

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How UCaaS Will Change the Game for Your Enterprise

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If you’re looking for an all-inclusive communications solution that amplifies the productivity within your enterprise, UCaaS can be the answer you seek. UCaaS is an innovative mechanism that combines a cloud phone system with collaboration and conferencing tools. Before you sail off into the sunset with a UCaaS solution, you need a partner that stands out from the rest. Before …

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Breaking Down the AI Buzz: Practical Use Cases for Modern Enterprises

It wasn’t long ago that most people’s exposure to artificial intelligence (AI) was as the antagonist in the latest sci-fi action flick. While AI is still a reliable source for human enslavement on the silver screen, in real life it’s a reliable source for customer assistance. In fact, AI is already being used by enterprises in numerous ways to improve …

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Why Not Using UCaaS Could Be Costly to Small Businesses

With its expansive coverage and broad offerings, unified communications (UC) finds a natural home with enterprise-level businesses that need to connect global operations and thousands of employees working remotely. Rather than relying on multiple disparate services, a UC platform integrates voice, messaging, collaboration, and other features in a single integrated business communications solution. Now, with the emergence of unified communications …

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5 Webcast Features that Your Business Can’t Afford to Do Without

When choosing a webcast platform, there is much more to consider beyond the investment. Robust features make all the difference when implementing professional webcasting software and services. Your business can’t afford to miss out on leveraging these five webcast features. 1. HD video streaming Webcasts rely on videos to amp up their message. This means that your video is the …

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Admit It, You’re Multi-Tasking During Your Meetings

The hectic pace of the business world makes meeting engagement a challenge due to the rise of multi-tasking. Learn more about the new Multi-Task Widget that intersects meeting-driven hosts and temptress prone participants at a happy medium. How often do people multi-task? GlobalMeet users know all too well that it can be tricky to keep their meeting participants engaged. According …

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5 Business Critical Trends in the Hosted PBX Market

A unified communications (UC) platform is one of the best business developments for connecting teams across all channels. UC gives you the ability to stay connected with your employees, customers, and shareholders. As a compliment to establishing your UC strategy, learn about these five influential trends in the hosted PBX market. 1. Cloud-based phones The days of traditional desk phones …

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Communication Elevated: What Does It Mean for the Modern Workforce?

Digital transformation is impacting every aspect of the business, but perhaps none more so than communication. By breaking down silos and increasing collaboration, communication is the foundation on which all other digital transformation initiatives are built. In our 2019 Future of Business Communication eBook, we asked thought leaders from across the industry to explain how communication trends are impacting business …

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7 Business Benefits of Unified Communications as a Service

Not so long ago, most knowledge workers would leave home each day to go work in an office for eight (or so) hours, and then return home in the evening. Two separate locations, two different “lives.” Today, a profound shift in when, where, and how people work is taking place, and the line between work and home is blurry, if …

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