Video teleconferencing do’s and don’ts (free PDF)


Most of the world might be working from home, but that doesn’t mean it’s okay to go wild when you’re on a teleconference. There are certain behaviors that are acceptable to do while on a Zoom, Microsoft Teams, Skype, or some other video conferencing platform, and some things that you just need to avoid.

TechRepublic talked to several etiquette experts and business pros to get their advice on what to do, and what not to do on camera. Their advice, tips and tricks to make the most out of a video teleconference are compiled in this free PDF download.

In the download:

  • 11 ways to be a consummate professional during Zoom and Microsoft Teams meetings
  • How your actions on Zoom could get you fired
  • 13 things to avoid doing on Zoom
  • 13 etiquette tips for video conference calls
  • And more!

Video teleconferencing policy

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While video teleconferencing has been used as a common business tool for many years, the associated principles regarding etiquette may not be as familiar as it should be to all your employees. The sample video teleconferencing policy from TechRepublic Premium can help your business establish a common set of rules all your employees can follow.

From the policy:


When used properly, video teleconferencing is a powerful tool for holding informational and collaborative meetings. The company encourages employees to take advantage of video teleconferencing technology when it is available and makes business sense.

Employees taking part in a company-related video teleconference will observe company policy and rules regarding security, personal behavior, and meeting etiquette. It is the company’s position that remotely held meetings will be more successful if this policy is followed and enforced.

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