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Tips on Holding Successful Remote Meetings Via Skype, Videoconference - At Work - WSJ -
2012-07-03 17:40:32 GMT
"Gary Testa was on a video call recently with a consultant working from his home office in what appeared to be business attire. “We were chatting away and there was a knock on the door,” says Mr. Testa, a vice president of Polycom, a Pleasanton, Calif., video-collaboration company and the makers of the triangular conference phones found in many corporate meeting rooms. When the consultant stood up to get the door, “he had on a shirt, tie and boxer shorts,” Mr. Testa says. “No one ever would have known” if he had used the “video mute” button, which halts the video feed. Home-based workers must remember that video gear “is like a window” from the outside world into their homes, he says. “You need to dress and act as if the person were sitting across from you.”"
but ... that's one of perks of home telco's, to be in underpants when everyone is wearing tie & suit, isn’t it?
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