Setting up a telephone conference using Skype for Business

All staff can download and install Skype for Business, but did you know, you can also use Skype to set up a telephone conference, even if your contacts aren't on Skype? Here's how: In your Outlook Calendar, select "New Skype Meeting" from the Home tab (if you can't see this button, this article may help, or contact the IT Helpdesk).   This automatically creates a Conference ID that is unique to your conference call, detailed in the meeting invite:                 It's as simple as that! For more tips on how to use Skype for Business, check out the University's handy user guides.    ...
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Liftshare Week – 29th Oct- 2nd Nov 2012

Sign up to RUcarsharing.com to save money, save the environment and get entered into a Prize Draw! Are petrol prices making a hole in your budget? Have you got less money to spend on the stuff you love these days? Well we have a way to help – RU carsharing.com!  If you drive to work, there’s probably room for at least one more in your car. Sharing your commute with just one other person will halve the cost.  RUcarsharing.com has been set up specifically for staff and students at the University of Reading, register you journey and find out who you could share a lift with. If you’ve thought about lift-sharing before, this is the ideal time just to give it a try. It takes five minutes to sign up and search for others going your way.   If you sign up this week your name will be entered into a prize draw to win a Kindle!! You don’t even need your own car....
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