Articles from CalendarBridge

Despite being a very simple service, CalendarBridge is very powerful and flexible in terms of supporting a variety of workflows for outsourced/external appointment setters (outsourced sales reps, recruiters, etc.). Problem: An outside consultant is hired to set appointments for an internal employee; the consultant needs to see the employee’s up-to-the-minute availability to avoid double bookings. […]

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The CalendarBridge create/edit scheduler interface lets you set one availability window each day: If you need more flexibility, here is a technique that will allow you to – block time on your scheduler without blocking that time on your actual calendar; – setup multiple availability windows in a single day; and – update your scheduler […]

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image credit: macrovector/freepik.com This piece originally appeared on EdSurge.com on 2/22/22 With COVID-19 still very much a factor on college campuses, virtual office hours have become an increasingly critical aspect of the education that students are receiving in this hybrid world. UNC’s Learning Center states the case plainly for its students: “Attending office hours, whether […]

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Cream cheese, toilet paper . . . consultants? Yes, it is time to add consultants to the list of COVID-19 inspired shortages. Bloomberg Business reports “nearly 2-in-3 consulting firms say they’re short-staffed, and 1-in-5 are turning down work as a result, according to a survey from Source Global Research, which provides research and analysis for […]

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Sync category colors When creating a sync connection between calendars of the same type (i.e., Microsoft to Microsoft, or Google to Google), you can now choose to sync the colors of categorized events. Read the docs here. Configurable subjects for booked events For each of your scheduling links, you can now configure the title/subject of […]

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Introduction: With technological innovations, COVID-inspired distancing policies and work from home orders, have the pillars of business etiquette begun to crumble? This is a question rumbling throughout the Internet and creeping into the minds of virtual calendar users. With dozens upon dozens of scheduling link tools on the market (and more coming), it is vital […]

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A record $2.8 trillion  has been spent on M&A in the first half of 2021. Achieving a positive return on this massive M&A investment means IT teams must keep employees happy and productive during post-merger integration. Turbulent post-merger integrations (PMI) are responsible for over half of the often-quoted deal failure rates. For myriad reasons, the […]

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Guest post by Dylan Kissane, founder of scriblr.fr (LinkedIn) I’m an independent marketing consultant and I work with companies in the software and technology sectors in Europe and the US. Since striking out on my own I’ve experienced many challenges, from finding that elusive first client to building up a portfolio of work and turning […]

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This was me literally every day over the past year… My Zoom meeting just starts in 1 minute (I snoozed a minimum of 3 reminders to get to this point). I spend 2 minutes frantically hunting through my various Outlook or Google Calendars for the invite. I finally find the invite. I click the link. […]

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A situation that arises frequently during mergers and acquisitions (“M&A”) is that some users, at least temporarily, have accounts on multiple Google Workspace and/or Office 365 tenants. These users are more or less in a never ending cycle of missed and double booked meetings. Here’s how to sync their calendars across tenants process so they […]

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