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Millions of remote workers are Zooming all wrong — what managers think when you switch off your camera

By Quentin Fottrell

11 Aug 2023 · 7 min read

informed Summary

  1. Many don't take virtual meetings seriously, potentially harming their professional relationships and career prospects. Most want to work from home but need to make sure they can work from home.

Are you on mute? That may be the least of your worries.

Hundreds of millions of people used video-conferencing services like Zoom and Google Meets during the pandemic, but workplace experts say they may be getting lazy, daydreaming during virtual meetings even while they’re logged in, and jeopardizing their professional relationships and career prospects.

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