In Person Training vs Online Training

What is the difference between Face to Face Group Training vs Online Group Training.  They both have their pros and cons. I’m not debating either. I am however giving a first-hand account of the actual differences I have experienced for both face to face group training and online group training. …

Special Characters and Symbols

Symbols or special characters are part of the Microsoft Office suite.  The symbol command is found on the Insert tab, symbols group. Symbols or Special Characters range from  things like the em- and en-dashes; copyright, trademark, and registered symbols; and proofreading marks. There are also more technical things like non-breaking …

Building Capacity of your Employees through Targeted Training

How important is it for you to build the capacity of your staff through training? Having a well-trained workforce means that your productivity will increase which reduces mistakes, builds confidence in your staff and overall, just makes for a happier workforce. How to Assess Training Needs If you have an …

Zoom Security. Keep your Video Conferencing Safe

Zoom is taking more steps to improve the security of its video conferencing app, after facing massive criticism about the lack of privacy and security in its platform. It is making its security features easier to access by consolidating them in a single button that users can access during a …

How to Use Zoom – Getting Started

Do you know how to use Zoom? Many people have used Skype or FaceTime or Google Hangouts before so the switch to Zoom won’t be that hard.

Take a look at 10 Ways to Secure Zoom

Zoom users can choose to record sessions, collaborate on projects, and share or annotate on one another’s screens, all with one easy-to-use platform. Zoom offers quality video, audio, and a wireless screen-sharing performance across Windows, Mac, Linux, iOS, Android, Blackberry, Zoom Rooms, and H.

Download my four page Zoom Conferencing setup document for Free  This will help you to set up and run your meeting.

Zoom Conferencing setup (pdf)

Zoom Account

You do not have to have a Zoom account to attend a Zoom meeting or interview. You will be prompted to download the software, once you have clicked on the link that you have been provided. You may also wish to create an account, but that is not required to participate in a Zoom meeting.

What do you need to use Zoom?

To use Zoom you will need: a video camera, either built in to your device or a separate webcam (most modern computers, smartphones and tablets have this built in) … the Zoom client installed on your machine. (Zoom has clients for Windows, Mac, iOS and Android.)

Cost of Zoom

Zoom offers a full-featured Basic Plan for free with unlimited meetings. Your Basic plan has a 40 minutes time limit on meetings with three or more total participants.

What do you get with a Free Zoom Account?

  1. Meetings and Chat. HD video, audio, collaboration & chat.
  2. Rooms and Workspaces. Power up your conference rooms with video.
  3. Phone System. Enterprise cloud phone system.
  4. Video Webinars. Full-featured, easy-to-use, engaging webinars.
  5. App Marketplace. Integrations and bots to use with Zoom.

Zoom has a great Help Centre if you get stuck.

Zoom also offers extra support during the COVID -19 pandemic, here.


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