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The worst message to randomly get half way through a meeting is “are you taking notes”

If you thought the meeting was important to document, tell your junior tell ahead of time to take notes or maybe even start hitting stuff down yourself.

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Tip OP, if it’s virtual then download Audacity or if a screen recording software. I always record the call locally on one separate monitor. This way, I can always nod if someone needs the meeting notes. That said, I’m junior so I am always taking notes. Doesn’t matter whether they asked of it or not. You might not be in that position, but there you go.

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Cheese & crackers! are you looking for a lawsuit?! Don't get me started on regulation, please refrain from telling people on FB you are recording s***... say "you are taking notes" , delete right away after you review your typed notes....or if it is a training that you are leading ask for consent to record it for everyone to revisit later....Holy smokes 😱

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I always took notes as a junior and still take excellent notes. Its a great life skill. Popular culture has given Graduates a superiority complex. I was told the other day to use an AI program to take notes- but the skill is to take succinct notes on the top 10 key takeaways and action items from the meeting.

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When did everyone get so soft and above doing such a simple task. Weak leadership. Lol flexing on 23 year olds, great leader right there

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You think you’re on a call to just listen? Lmao.

Either take notes, or get off the call and focus on your work. If you get messaged “are you taking notes?“ - it’s because you haven’t taken notes in the past and your PM thinks you’re unreliable.

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