Episode #51 – Special Civility Episode: Zoom Etiquette

Teresa McQueen talks about Zoom Etiquette. COVID-19 has forced many employees to work from home, how they stay connected is Zoom. Teresa gives her tips on Zoom Etiquette for both employers and employees. 

  • Use the video option when possible
  • Don’t wear your pajamas
  • Stage your video area
  • Lighting is also very important and typically, more light is better
  • Try to look into the camera
  • Do your own tech support before you start
  • Stay on mute if you’re not talking
  • Don’t eat during the meeting
  • Don’t do other private things while on a meeting
  • Stay focused
  • Limit your meetings to only those who really need to attend
  • Finally, just like an in-person meeting, the host should be the last to leave 

Episode Timeline

00:06Introduction and Disclaimer 01:17Tips 1-6 for Best Zoom Etiquette 19:52Break and Public Service Announcement 20:43Tips 6-12 for Best Zoom Etiquette 30:38Teresa’s Closing Remarks

Hosted by

Teresa McQueen, Esq.
Founder, Host and Executive Producer
Teresa is a skilled trial attorney (a recovering litigator!), Corporate Counsel for Western Growers Family of Companies, a published author and frequent speaker on a wide range of topics including harassment, discrimination and retaliation in the workplace. She is a Certified Business Etiquette Trainer and hosts the Workplace Perspective podcast to help organizations of all sizes develop and maintain successful employer/employee relationships.*

*The views expressed by Teresa McQueen are her own and do not necessarily reflect the views of Western Growers Family of Companies, its officers, directors, board members, employees, or members.

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