TIPS FOR RECREATING INFORMAL SOCIAL TIME Connect with your colleagues
Use video during meetings
Use virtual backgrounds in video meetings
On Zoom and Teams, you have the option to upload your own background image or choose a stock photo rather than showing your remote setup. You can choose from stock images or upload your own to show your interests and personality.
You can choose from stock images or upload your own to show your interests and personality. Check out our selection from across the university.
Use pre- and post-meeting time to catch up
If you’re hosting a meeting, you can open the room early or stick around.
Choose to call instead of email
This especially makes sense when it would prevent a long email thread.
Give shout outs
On Teams, you can give praise badges to recognize a colleague for a job well done.