Sometimes I get on a conference call with myself so that Skype says "in a conference call" and I can get stuff done but stay online

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Think changing that status gives you 'busy.' The conf call says 'In a conf call.' Clearly superior

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Life hacks

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OP def on MD track

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Mousejiggle.exe

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... you can just change your status in the drop down

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Yup. I do that almost every day lol.

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AC2 - that's when you use something heavy to hold down a key on your keyboard on a blank word doc, used to do that back in my analyst days

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That's why you download wiggle mouse. You're welcome

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You can change how long it takes to set you as in time and away. I have mine set for a few hours.

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Aie Caramba! If such monitoring and evasive maneuvers exist as reported here, consulting has been reduced to just another miserable job.

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But if you're inactive it'll reflect that. Being on. Call does not show inactivity

Or just open a YouTube playlist on repeat and it'll stay green. 👹

Forgive the ignorance. But is someone checking to see what % of the time you're active on your computer? What about thinking / reading / whiteboarding / brainstorming time?

D1 unfortunately there r some managers/SM who do. Have to cover our bases in that case.

Seems very odd. If consultants are producing great work and performing well tracking laptop activity seems bizarre.

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