During the working day, employees will now likely take part in at least two video calls either with colleagues, their line manager or a client – this form of communication is a now a regular format for all employees working remotely amid the pandemic. While professionals will dress smarter for these calls, wear make-up or even tidy up their living space in preparation, the background behind them can often get overlooked. For example, some may favour a blank wall to carry out a call over Zoom, to prevent any distractions, however, sitting in front of a blank wall has been perceived as the least intelligent, trustworthy and professional background to have. Despite this, according to a study by custom signs business Signs.com of 1,507 respondents, 41% of people still take calls in front...
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