New Zoom Features
In a world that's increasingly reliant on virtual communication, Zoom has emerged as a game-changer for remote meetings and events. As more people turn to this platform to connect with others, Zoom has continued to evolve and improve, adding new features that make virtual interactions even more seamless and effective. Here are some of the latest features that you can take advantage of:
Sick of staring at the same boring backdrop during Zoom meetings? With virtual backgrounds, you can change things up and add a little fun to your calls. Choose from a variety of pre-made backgrounds or upload your own custom image to show off your personality.
Touch Up My Appearance
We all have those days when we don't feel our best, but now you don't have to let that affect your virtual presence. With the "Touch Up My Appearance" feature, Zoom can help you look your best on video calls by softening any lines or blemishes.
Managing a large meeting or classroom session can be a challenge, but breakout rooms make it easy to split participants into smaller groups for more focused discussions or activities. Hosts can assign participants to breakout rooms manually or randomly, and can easily jump between rooms to check on progress.
Accessibility is important for all users, and Zoom's closed captioning feature ensures that everyone can participate in virtual events. Hosts can enable automatic captioning or assign a participant to type captions in real-time.
Want to control who enters your meeting? The Waiting Room feature lets hosts approve participants before they're allowed in, making it easier to prevent unwanted guests from disrupting the call.
In a virtual meeting, it can be tough to tell who wants to speak next. The Raise Hand feature lets participants signal that they have something to say, making it easier for hosts to manage the conversation and ensure that everyone has a chance to be heard.
Need some backup during a meeting? With the Co-Hosts feature, hosts can assign other participants as co-hosts, giving them the ability to manage aspects of the meeting such as muting or unmuting participants, sharing their screen, or managing breakout rooms.
Collaboration is key in virtual meetings, and the Whiteboard feature makes it easy to brainstorm ideas or sketch out plans in real-time. Participants can draw or type on the board, and hosts can save the whiteboard as an image to refer back to later.
Want to get feedback from participants? The Polling feature lets hosts create custom polls and gather responses from participants in real-time. Results can be displayed to everyone or kept private, depending on the host's preference.
Advanced Security Options
As more people rely on Zoom for sensitive meetings or confidential information, security is more important than ever. Zoom's Advanced Security Options let hosts customize their security settings to prevent unwanted guests, lock meetings, or restrict screen sharing.
Missed a meeting or want to refer back to a discussion later? Zoom's Record Meeting feature lets hosts record the audio, video, and chat of a meeting and save it for later viewing.
For larger meetings or events, the Virtual Hand-Raising feature lets participants raise their hand without interrupting the speaker. This makes it easier for hosts to manage questions and comments, and ensures that everyone has a chance to contribute.
As virtual communication becomes more important than ever, Zoom's latest features make it easier than ever to connect with others from anywhere in the world. With features like virtual backgrounds, touch-up appearance, breakout rooms, and closed captioning, Zoom is a versatile and accessible platform that's perfect for meetings, classrooms, or social events. Whether you're managing a large team or simply trying to stay connected with friends and family, Zoom has the tools you need to make virtual communication more effective and enjoyable.
So, if you're not already using Zoom, now is the perfect time to give it a try. With new features constantly being added and improved upon, you can be sure that Zoom will continue to be at the forefront of virtual communication for years to come.
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With Hume, hiring teams can record and transcribe interviews with ease, and the platform can then automatically generate summaries of key insights from each interview. This makes it easier for hiring teams to review and compare candidate responses, identify trends or inconsistencies in their answers, and make more informed decisions.
Furthermore, Hume's interview analytics feature can provide objective data on how well each interviewer is performing, helping to identify areas where training may be needed. This feature can also help ensure that interviews are conducted consistently across the organization, reducing the risk of bias in the hiring process.
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