Tips & Techniques

Work From Home, Lose Out On Pay Raises and Promotions

Telecommuters, beware!  You may not be getting the credit that you deserve.  Time Moneyland reports that just showing up for work really does win brownie points putting those who work from home at a disadvantage.  In a recent article for MIT Sloan Management Review, Professors Kimberly Elsbach of UC Davis and Daniel Cable of the…

Telecommuting Robots Can Boost Your Career

Would you consider using an office robot to telecommute? -WSJ poll I’m a definite “yes”!  As a remote worker, I know that getting in face time and making myself seem “real” and personable to coworkers is crucial.  In fact, studies show that workers who put in less “face time” are less likely…

VSee for virtual teams

Working remotely can be a pain sometimes, but having access to a powerful video tool that can be used for a variety of situations can make working with your virtual teams so much easier. You can create and maintain multiple video sessions and eliminate the issues that crop up in…

VSee empowers HR recruiting and training

VSee is a robust online-based video tool that can be utilized in a number of applications. One of them is the field of human resource recruiting and training which I work on a fair bit. Thanks to the ease of creating and maintaining the video sessions, I find the combination…

VSee Wows Russian Researchers

One of the things I love about working at VSee is hearing stories about how VSee makes a real difference in people’s lives.  For some, VSee’s ability to deliver video over limited network capacities makes it the only means for them to access needed medical care or to see far away family.…

The Next Big Thing In Videoconferencing

Is Vidyo really the next big thing in video conferencing?  It has been attracting attention for being the new Cisco and Polycom of the video conferencing world. This is because Vidyo dirt cheap compared with traditional videoconference leaders Cisco, Polycom, Avaya/Radvision (at about a third of the typical price tag).  However, if you want to talk…

10 Tips To Becoming The Remote Manager Everyone Loves

Remote managers have it tough.  They have to get others to cooperate and be on board with their projects and to like them even though they may never meet these people face-to-face, and even though these people may not even be part of the same organization!  While a big part…

Video Chat A Must-Have Tool For Remote Managers

Yesterday I came across a remote managers discussion thread.  One person new to remote managing was having trouble working with “faceless” remote clients.  Several respondents were rather unsympathetic to his problem, insisting that the loss of facetime shouldn’t affect his ability to influence and build rapport with his clients. Maybe the…

Four Best Practices for Keeping Your Remote Team Connected

6 More Video Job Interview Mistakes To Avoid

In another video job interview tips post , we went over 6 bloopers in video presentation and environment control.  Today, we’ll talk about 6 technical/equipment pitfalls to avoid in your upcoming video conference interview.  Video calling is still relatively new, and people sometimes don’t have enough experience using video conferencing…

6 Most Common Skype Interview Mistakes

You’ve just landed your first job interview by video conference, and you haven’t a clue what to do.  Never fear! We’ve gathered 12 expert job interview tips from our seasoned VSee interviewers. This week, we’re  sharing 6 of the most common video conference job interview mistakes they’ve seen people make.  Continue…

Is Your Polycom or Cisco Secure Against Eavesdroppers?

Video Conferencing and HIPAA

If you’re confused about HIPAA law, or you need to know if VSee is HIPAA-compliant, or you just want to know what’s all the fuss about HIPAA, VSee has done the legwork for you distilling the relevant information into our HIPAA page.  We’ve answered your questions about: Is VSee HIPAA…

VSee Launches Web Video Calling Plugin for Unified Communications Software

For this year’s Lotusphere 2012, VSee is releasing a plugin for IBM Sametime that makes group video chat and and application-sharing both easy and secure.  The plugin fits nicely into this year’s theme of “Business. Made Social.” by making face-to-face contact with customers and colleagues quick and convenient.  With a…

Does Telecommuting Make You Invisible? – Part 2

Does Telecommuting Make You Invisible? – Part 1

Blue Jeans = Skype + Polycom: Water And Oil Don’t Mix

photo credit: bitjungle Blue Jeans Network is a hot video conferencing startup that has been gaining a lot of attention even since before the public release of its product earlier this year.  They raised $23M from a set of A-list investors with its cloud-based solution that aims to bridge any…

Stanford Study Shows Working From Home Is More Productive

Early last week Lifehacker posted a story about a recent Stanford University experiment on teleworkers in a Chinese travel agency.  It turns out that those who worked from home were significantly more productive (i.e. received more calls thus booked more flights) than their office-bound counterparts.  To be more precise, teleworkers logged…

VSee Features Highlight – Invites

VSee is going social! If you have ever thought that VSee was a great program and wished there was an easy way to share it with others, then you need to try out new “Invite” feature which makes it simple to bring your friends and coworkers into the VSee family. Just…

Is It Okay To Check E-mail During A Video Conference?

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