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What does your Zoom background say about you?

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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