Living & Working

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Inspiration for our TC community and friends

Living & Working

Faculty, alumni and staff expertise, guidance and tips for working remotely and promoting wellness.


Remote Work

The HR team is here to assist you as you work through these unique challenges. We are working to provide resources that support your well-being and help you stay productive while working remotely and practicing social distancing. Take advantage of Remote Working: Setting Yourself and Your Teams Up for Success a learning path available through LinkedIn Learning free to anyone with a LinkedIn account, or via single-sign-on through the TCIT LinkedIn Learning Page.

Note: This Zoom feature isn’t compatible with all computers. Also, make sure you have the most up-to-date Zoom Client. For assistance and questions, please visit Zoom Support: https://bit.ly/2QLhSQz

View screenshots of these steps here.

  1. Navigate to teacherscollege.zoom.us in your web browser to confirm the feature is enabled.
  2. Click on “My Account” in the upper right-hand corner.
  3. Navigate to “Settings” in the menu on the left. Scroll until you reach the “In Meeting (Advanced) list of settings to confirm that
  4. “Virtual Background” is switched on (with the switch icon in blue).
  5. Open the Zoom Client application on your computer.
  6. Navigate to the orange, square icon in the upper-right corner with your initials. Click on the icon, then click on “Settings.”
  7. Navigate to the “Virtual Background” tab on the menu to the left.
  8. Click on the plus sign icon (to the bottom right of your camera preview) to upload an image.
  9. View the test image to confirm that this feature is compatible with your computer and web-cam. If you're content with the image, proceed to step 9. If you'd prefer to reverse the setting, select the "None" square under "Choose Virtual Background.”
  10. Quit the Zoom desktop application and open again for the setting to take effect.

Songs to Inspire and Calm

“Come Together TC” Playlist

Uplifting tracks suggested by members of the TC community. Share your suggestions on social, along with your other experiences, with #ComeTogetherTC! 

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