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How to Schedule a Meeting in Outlook

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Do you want to learn how to create a meeting in Outlook? Microsoft Outlook® allows you to schedule meetings with another person or group of people. The people you invite to the meeting will receive an email invitation containing the meeting details and they can accept or decline the invite. Outlook adds the meeting to their calendar as well as your own and allows you to track attendees’ responses. When you learn how to set up a meeting in Outlook, you might also see the option to create an appointment. Appointments are meant just for you, while meetings are for inviting other people. There are a few different ways to create a meeting request in Outlook: From your Outlook inbox, select New Items

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How to Collaborate in Microsoft Teams and Schedule a Teams Meeting in Outlook

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There are many collaboration platforms to choose from out there but one of the best solutions available is Microsoft Teams because it comes free with Microsoft365 and Office365. Microsoft Teams provides a seamless user experience for those who are already using Microsoft products because they can quickly and easily schedule a Teams meeting from Outlook. What’s more, Microsoft Teams is straightforward and easy to use, so there is only a small learning curve. Nevertheless, it’s beneficial to provide employees with some tips and training so they can familiarize themselves with all the features available and make the most of Teams. Microsoft Teams is a chat-based platform that allows users to schedule online meetings, share documents, host video calls, broadcast live events, and share their screens. Using Microsoft

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What Elements Make a Good Meeting?

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What elements make a good meeting? Is it the people, the amenities, the tools, or all the above? You’ve likely sat in lots of meetings throughout your working life, and you’ve probably had great meetings and not-so-great ones. What is it that made the difference between the good and bad meetings? The good ones were probably productive, focused, and collaborative, whereas the bad ones may have felt aimless and disorganized. Here are some key factors that go into making a thoughtful, productive meeting.   Preparation   You can’t run an effective meeting without preparation, and this includes all meeting attendees. Everyone should know the agenda before the meeting and have a chance to read any relevant materials to prepare. Ideally, each person will set

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How to Improve Video Meetings in the Transition from Face-to-Face Meetings

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Many businesses have had to change the way they work in the last year due to the pandemic. Videoconferencing has become necessary in the transition to a work-at-home environment. Even as more businesses are returning to the office, many are planning to preserve some of their newly adopted practices, such as videoconferencing.  A videoconference is a live meeting held over the Internet with people located in different places. In companies with employees located across multiple geographical locations, videoconferencing was a common practice even before COVID-19. Videoconferencing is also helpful if your company has clients and partners located in different cities or countries. Having in-person meetings every time you need to talk to someone would be expensive and difficult. Many companies returning to the office are now

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How a Desk Booking App Can Make Your Return-to-Office Plans a Success

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As measures to prevent the spread of Covid-19 have eased, more companies are planning their return to the office. Flexible, hybrid working is here to stay, and having a desk booking app can make for a successful and seamless return to the office. Creating physical floor plans and manually tracking desk bookings is extremely inefficient and doesn’t give employees peace of mind. Digital desk booking apps enable companies to effectively manage a return to the office while ensuring the safety of employees.   The Benefits of Desk Booking  Need to sell the idea of desk booking to your team? Here are a few of the many benefits your company may experience by using a desk booking app.   More Flexibility

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