Best Tools to Connect with Coworkers Online

As many companies are seeking to make arrangements to accommodate remote working for their employees, it is essential to maintain productivity and communication between employees. As a result, employees may be need to find online tools that allow them to continue to communicate with their coworkers effectively. Here is a list of a few of the best tools to connect with coworkers online.

1. Zoom

Zoom has become one of the most popular video conferencing apps to connect with coworkers online. Coworkers can make video calls, create online demos or webinars, teach online classes and so much more. A free account on Zoom allows you to host up to 100 participants and you can record all your meetings. Due to the coronavirus outbreak, Zoom is allowing free accounts to have unlimited time-limits for meetings. Read this blog for tips on all the features Zoom has to offer.
Connect with Coworkers Online Zoom

2. Google Hangouts

If your company currently uses the Google Suite then Google Hangouts is a simple tool to connect coworkers online without seeking outside resources. Easily chat, make audio and video conferences, call mobile and landlines, hold webinars and remote interviews. Google Hangouts also allows for a seamless integration of Google Docs, Sheets and Drive files too. However only the most expensive plan allows users to record meetings. Watch this video for a quick overview of how to set up a Google Hangout meeting.
Zoom Google Hangouts
Pricing Free to $19.99 per month/host Free to $25 per user/month for GSuite
Max Participants 500 250
Share Screen Feature Yes Yes
File Sharing  Yes Yes
Call-ins Starts at $100/month Free

3. Trello

Trello is a stylish project management platform available on the web and as a mobile app making it easier to connect with coworkers online and continue project workflow even though you all can’t be in the same room.  Trello allows you to work with boards or lists, which can be organized by teams and different tasks. Within these, you can set up to-do lists and delegate amongst colleagues. Users can quickly view any project and see who’s responsible for completing each task. 
Connect with Coworkers Online Trello

4. ClickUp

ClickUp is an all-in-one project management, productivity tool, and team collaboration software, used by companies like Google, Nike and Airbnb. With features like subtasks, reminders, task priorities, time tracking, budget management and a client portal, ClickUp has everything you could ask for to connect with coworkers online and maintain productivity. Slightly more complex than Trello, ClickUp is very user-friendly and has 24/7 live representatives to assist you. 
Connect with Coworkers Online Trello
Trello ClickUp
Best for Organize and manage projects  All-in-one platform
Pricing Free to $20.38 per user/month Free to $5 per user/month
Ideal # of users 1-1000+ 1-1000+
Features Kanban board

Collaboration tools

Kanban board

Collaboration tools

Budget Management

Client Portal

File Sharing Yes Yes

Whether you are working from home temporarily or have transitioned into a remote position permanently, we hope you find these tools useful to connect with coworkers online and increase your teams productivity.

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