The Role of Videoconference Backgrounds in Self-Presentation1 min read

Unless you have a total mess behind you —  it is okay to reveal your background in zoom in external communications (e.g. with clients). In such cases revealing always adds warmth: it personalizes you and works as an element of self-presentation when communicating with a customer. Moreover it does not affect perceived competence by the clients. But there is a drawback — when you reveal your background while talking to your colleagues it will decrease your perceived competence.


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