Good morning, PR pros:
You probably remember the viral video of a BBC Skype interview gone wrong when the interviewees’ kids barge into the room:
According to new research, such missteps are becoming more common. The Society for Human Resource Management reported that almost 70% of organizations allow employees to work from home and that 27% of workers are now full-time telecommuters.
That means there’s plenty of fodder for watercooler conversation and general embarrassment.
Tim Zallmann, a director of engineering at fully remote company GitLab, joined a video call from South Africa when one of his colleagues started pointing vigorously through his laptop screen.