Conference Call Etiquette

By Robert Half on July 16, 2015 at 3:15pm


What’s the most distracting or annoying thing when it comes to conference calls?

37% Multiple people talking at the same time
24% Excessive background noise
9% Attendees not paying attention
7% Attendees thinking they’re talking when they’re on mute
7% Attendees putting the call on hold (and prompting hold music)
12% Don’t participate in conference calls
2% None of these
1% Other

Source: OfficeTeam survey of 1,001 workers in the United States.

Responses do not total 100 percent due to rounding.

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