Today's Hybrid Working and Equipping Yourself for Success

Today's Hybrid Working and Equipping Yourself for Success

Posted by Bonnie Leigh on Nov 7th 2023


Businesses have undergone a significant transformation in recent years with the emergence of hybrid working becoming the new norm.  This flexible approach to work allows employees to blend office and remote work, enabling them to achieve a better work-life balance while remaining productive.  To navigate the world of hybrid working successfully, it's crucial to equip yourself with the right tools and technology.

Headsets for Clear Communication

Clear and uninterrupted communication is the cornerstone of successful hybrid working.  HP/Poly and Jabra offer a diverse range of exceptional audio quality, noise cancelation and ergonomic designs.  These headsets enable employees to participate in virtual meetings, collaborate effectively, and remain focused without distractions in bustling environments.


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Video Equipment for Effective Virtual Meetings

Virtual meetings have become a cornerstone of hybrid work.  To  engage effectively with your colleagues and clients, having reliable video equipment is essential.  HP/Poly and Jabra offer a variety of video conferencing solutions, including webcams and conference room systems.

HP/Poly's Studio P Series and Jabra's PanaCast series are popular choices when it comes to webcams.  These devices deliver high-quality video, wide-angle views, and impressive audio, making virtual meetings feel more immersive and natural.

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Collaboration Platforms:  Microsoft Teams and Zoom

Communication and collaboration tools are the backbone of hybrid working.  Microsoft Teams and Zoom are two leading platforms that enable teams to communicate, share files, and collaborate seamlessly, whether they are in the office or working remotely.

Equip yourself with a strong internet connection, a computer or mobile device, and a webcam for video conferencing to leverage the full potential of these platforms.  Both HP/Poly and Jabra are compatible with these platforms to enhance your communication experience.

Phone Systems and Mobile Devices

Despite the shift towards digital communication, phones are still an essential tool in many work scenarios.  Whether you need to make or receive calls, having a reliable phone system is crucial.  A range of conference phones, desk phones and mobile headsets to ensure clear and efficient communication are available.

HP/Poly's CCX Phone series or VVX Phone series are excellent desk phone choices that are VoIP and offer an arrange of models and price levels.  The Sync conference speakerphone are also a great choice for your hybrid office and are portable.

The Jabra Speak series is an excellent choice for those who need dependability in their hybrid work environment and an alternative to the Sync.

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Effective Communication in Hybrid Working

Effective communication is the cornerstone of success in a hybrid work setting.  Here are some tips for successful communication in this environment:

a.  Set clear expectations:  Ensure that your team members and colleagues understand your availability and preferred communication channels.

b.  Use video for meetings:  Whenever possible, opt for video meetings to foster a sense of connection and engagement.

c.  Schedule regular check-ins:  Maintain consistent communication with your team to stay updated on projects and foster a sense of belonging.

d.  Invest in quality equipment:  Choose high-quality headsets, webcams and phone systems to ensure clear communication.

e.  Stay organized:  Keep your files, messages, and tasks organized using collaboration platforms to improve efficiency.


Hybrid working has brought about a new era of flexibility and adaptability in the workplace.  To thrive in this environment, it's essential to equip yourself with the right tools and technology.  HP/Poly and Jabra offer a range of equipment designed to enhance your hybrid working experience, including headsets, video equipment, and phone systems.  By investing in these tools and following best communication practices, you can navigate today's hybrid working landscape with confidence and success.

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