A friend of mine is actively looking for a new job. I’ve helped her to spruce up her CV and I was thrilled to hear that she had secured her first interview. What I was not so happy to hear was that this first incredibly important interview was to be held over the phone. Urgh.
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Granted, there are a lot of things to think about when preparing a webinar (you can download a planning checklist here), but there are a few features of GoToWebinar that you should be utilising in every event to help you and your attendees get the most out of them.
This month, I had the pleasure of hosting UK Marketing Day – a virtual event for UK marketers that consisted of 7 webinars in one day (yes that really did say 7!).
Modern offices are changing.
We’ve seen how lucky the teams are at the likes of Google and Red Bull with their funky office interiors and the various benefits on offer designed to increase retention and productivity.
We love a good event.
And we LOVE a good online event.
Which is why we’re thrilled to be part of UK Marketing Day 2016 – an all-day virtual event for UK marketers on Thursday 2 June.
To celebrate the launch of the 3rd edition of Speaking Up Without Freaking Out by Matt Abrahams, Stanford University has created the infographic below which provides us with 9 ways to manage anxiety ahead of a presentation.
Why do Eyeful Presentations, based in Leicester, UK, rely on GoToMeeting to help them deliver a superior service to customers? Find out right here.
Sometimes you just have to travel.
And as much as I love being able to catch up with my wonderful colleagues in Germany and Australia through an online meeting tool (GoToMeeting of course), sometimes you have to jump on a plane and get in the same room as someone.
With online meetings, webinars and training sessions, one of the most important factors in the success of your presentation is the design of your slide deck. You must design engaging visuals that grab attention, keep them interested, and enhance your message.
You may have mastered some of the cool features that are available in GoToMeeting already – but what about audio and webcam usage? Have you nailed those yet?
Our customers have been asking for a GoToMeeting how-to for audio and webcam best practices, so we hosted a webinar with useful tips in non-techie language to ensure you’re seen and heard clearly in every meeting you’re on.
UK Trade and Investment (UKTI) is a government department that provides advice and information to UK-based businesses to ensure their success in international markets through exports.
The average Briton takes 9.1 sick days a year, according to accountancy firm PwC. Doesn’t sound like much, does it, especially given that the average Briton works 150 days of the year*! But we all know that coming to work when you’re unwell won’t make you any friends AND could well make you feel worse!
Imagine coming into the office one morning, settling at your desk to prepare for the working day. A colleague you sort-of recognise from down the corridor wanders into your office and, without a word, steals your chair and rolls away with it. No explanation as to why he took your chair in particular, or any acknowledgement that you might need it to get any work done. You’d surely kick up a fuss, right?
Well, Citrix has done it again!
Gartner has released their Magic Quadrant for Web Conferencing – and we’re thrilled to announce that Citrix and our web conferencing tools – GoToMeeting, GoToWebinar, GoToTraining and remote support tool GoToAssist have yet again been recognised as a leader in the market.
Working from home is gaining acceptance among a growing number of organisations, as HR policy-makers latch on to the value of flexibility in creating a stable, productive workforce. It’s no longer a nice-to-have or just for working parents – flexibility is becoming a key concern for today’s employees who want more say in how, when and where they work. Companies that don’t adapt to this new reality risk losing talented people to more progressive rivals.