No one was surprised by this one. One of the big advantages to a conference call is the opportunity to multitask. Almost two thirds of people said they do other work while on a conference call.
While we applaud the multitaskers and overachievers, it can also be dangerous to become so distracted with other work that the conference call becomes ineffective.
Pro Tip: If you can’t keep up with the conversation on the conference call, there’s no need to be on it. Make sure your call is the #1 priority.