What you don't know about "Slack" and how this tool can help during the Coronavirus Pandemic
Hear from Jason Alten Tech Columnist
I've said before that I have sort of a love/hate relationship with Slack. While it can sometimes be overwhelming, there's no question that it's great for remote teams that want to stay engaged and replicate (at least virtually) the conversations and interactions that naturally happen in a workplace.
Right now, that's more important than ever, with the vast number of Americans working from home to prevent the spread of COVID-19. If that happens to be you, you're probably using Slack, or you've thought about whether it's a good fit for your team.
Here are a few tips you can use to make it work for you:
1. Mute ChannelsThis could be the most important thing I recommend. There's a good chance your team has more channels than a reasonable person could possibly keep up with. The good news is, you can mute the channels you don't need constant notifications. Instead, simply stop by and check-in when you want. Trust me, you should. Read more.
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