How to Prevent Burnout When Working Remotely

Jamie Davidson June 3, 2020

Burnout has long been an issue amongst high-performers – especially those working remotely. But the standard advice for resolving burnout often runs counter to what’s permissible in the COVID-19 era. Today, many of the old rules don’t apply. Depending on geographic location it may not be possible to take a break outside of the home or to spend social time in person with friends or colleagues.

When social distancing is the norm and travel is out of the question,

Sustainable Remote Team Success: A Checklist

Jamie Davidson May 11, 2020

As a result of the COVID-19, many teams were forced to rapidly transition to remote work. This presented a colossal and unprecedented challenge for businesses. While your team may have quickly patched together the resources needed to keep operations afloat for the immediate future, the business implications of the crisis are likely to be felt for months and years to come. This means organizations must work towards establishing robust – rather than piecemeal – remote work systems in order to maintain productivity,

The How-Tos of Video Conferencing Etiquette

Jamie Davidson April 16, 2020

A lot has changed since the initial publication of this article in April 2019. As many employees rapidly made the transition to full-time remote workers due to the coronavirus outbreak, video conferencing etiquette has become even more important to understand and execute. While much of the original advice still applies today, more tips have been added to help make your online meetings as effective, productive, and professional as possible in today’s rapidly evolving environment.

Manners Make Your Online Meeting More Productive

Virtual meetings are an invaluable tool for connecting with everyone from prospects and clients to coworkers and remote team members.

Online Sales Presentations Tips that Work

Jamie Davidson March 26, 2020

As a seasoned sales professional you may be used to working on the road, out of the office, and meeting in person with potential prospects and clients. Yet, in today’s current work-from-home environment, you’ll have to pivot to connecting with your sales opportunities remotely. The skills you use for giving a persuasive up close and personal sales presentation may not necessarily translate to an online medium. But with these key tips, you’ll be able to create a great sales experience for your prospects –

5 Tips for Hiring Your First Marketing Exec

Jamie Davidson March 3, 2020

If you’re a “solopreneur” or the leader of a small team or business, hiring your first marketer can feel overwhelming. Adding any new member to your team takes a lot of consideration, but hiring a marketer who can bring new ideas, execute strategy and show results is a big ask.

Marketing is so much more than promoting a product to consumers. It entails research, audience analysis, and knowledge of numerous advertising channels both online and offline.

Vast Conference Mobile Meetings

Jamie Davidson February 24, 2020

A Mobile Meeting Experience Like None Other

The highest-quality online meeting experience, now in the palm of your hand. With our newly released mobile meeting app, you can schedule and host conference calls, run online meetings, screen share, chat and have a full-scale video conference from anywhere, any time, on any device.

Mobile Conferencing with Full Meeting Features

Cut the cord and the hassle of meetings on the go. The Vast Conference video conferencing app provides an easy-to-use,

Online Interview Scripts for Seamless Hiring

Jamie Davidson February 5, 2020

Remote work is a trend that continues to gain popularity. Today, more companies are turning to video interviews to connect with candidates. Online interviewing introduces a different dynamic to the hiring process. One that can quickly turn uncomfortable if you aren’t prepared to engage in this way.

We’re here to help! And make your interview process go smoothly and successfully. Let’s find you the right new hire!

Having video conference interview scripts at the ready can minimize awkward pauses and enable you to help candidates feel more comfortable,

6 Ways Social Selling Helps Close Sales

Jamie Davidson November 25, 2019

Buyer journeys grow more complex and less linear every day. As the number of channels through which brands can connect with prospects grows, companies and individual salespeople must adopt an omnichannel approach that meets them where they are.

The need to engage on multiple fronts extends to the world of social media, where it’s increasingly important to maintain an active and engaging presence. That’s because, according to Accenture’s recent On the Verge report,