Microsoft Teams Tips: Collaborating With Your Remote Employees During The COVID-19 Pandemic

Users across the country and around the world are harnessing Microsoft Teams to connect with staff members, clients, and other business contacts. Are you looking for a better way to stay in touch while working remotely?

At this point in the COVID-19 pandemic, you should have a collaboration solution you rely on in place for your business.

But if you’re still looking for an effective way to meet with remote contacts, you should consider Microsoft Teams. Microsoft is currently offering a free 6-month trial of Microsoft Office 365 E1, including Microsoft Teams, in response to the coronavirus outbreak.

Check out our latest video to learn more about it:

Microsoft Teams 101

Microsoft Teams allows you to schedule and join online video meetings with HD video, VoIP, and dial-in audio conferencing options. It provides users with a dedicated phone number for placing and receiving domestic and international phone calls, with advanced features including voicemail, transfer, delegation, and emergency calls.

There are many benefits of using Microsoft Teams while working from home, including:

  • Host Video Meetings: Whether you have 10 employees or 10,000 employees – they can all meet in one place, no matter where they’re located.
  • Share Files & Collaborate: Edit, access, and share files with simplified search capabilities that make it easy to find what you need, alongside access to all Word, PowerPoint, and Excel files in real-time from one convenient hub.
  • Maintain Remote Cybersecurity: Teams’ advanced security controls, including data loss prevention, information barriers, legal hold, retention policies, and much more, to keep any sensitive data within files safe against unauthorized access.
  • Manage Your Team Remotely: Stay in the loop regarding meetings as employees have access to a complete view of their scheduled meetings, the timing, the subject, and a full list of other people who will be in attendance.

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