Halloween isn’t just for candy anymore…
it’s for team building!
Here are 3 tips to throw the best company Halloween party that incorporates it all!
1. Plan the Activity
Give your team something to do! It’s always considerate to give people enough time to plan for a party! So start planning early and figure out what type of activity your team can focus on. It can be a game, a competition, or something humorous!
Whether it’s creating your own attire, escaping a virus, or pumpkin racing, you want maximum team involvement that will BOO-st their Halloween Spirit! Once you’ve decided on the details, send out a text or email invitation to get a headcount. Check out some free invites here.
Corporate Project Runway is a fun, creative team building event that generates maximum team involvement and absolutely hilarious team drama & theatrics!
Decide your theme, and strut your stuff and get ready for an event you’ll never forget.
It’s up to your team to discover the vaccine and save the world! They must work quickly. In the room, a screen displays a live image of the virus under a high-powered microscope. Can they discover the vaccine before the synthetic virus mutates, and the infection spreads?
Make your own pumpkin racer and feel the thrill for what promises to be the most fun and unusual Halloween event your team has ever experienced! Let your imagination run wild with design and decoration. Who will be the Grand Champion?
Did you say monster cookies?
It’s a thing.
Make sure you have plenty of creepy treats and candy platters. You have all the themed recipes you could ever need on Pinterest. You can even make it a Halloween food contest!
Check out more clever ideas here.
3. Halloween Decor
Nothing says Halloween like some festive decor.
Don’t forget to decorate your office with pumpkins galore!
Top decor you can’t forget:
• Spider webs
Pro tip: The more glow, the better!
(Possibilities are endless with flameless candles!)
No matter what you end up planning, these quick tips will be sure to get your team in the spirit!
So turn on the tunes, add some PUNCH to your punch, and get the party started!
Rather than expecting office life to “go back to normal” after coronavirus, business and team leaders should be planning for what many are calling the “new normal.” So what does team-building after COVID-19 look like? For starters, it includes safe and sanitary workspaces for employees, potentially more remote hires, and flexible work-from-home policies.
As a food writer for Zagat, I used to scribble stories about all sorts of people: chefs, butcher, bakers. About seven years ago, I had an interesting interview with a bean-to-bar chocolate maker. I learned all about how she created her chocolate from scratch. Instead of telling me about commonplace machines like grinders and enrobers, she started talking about using rotisserie chicken roasters, juicers, and hair dryers!
First off, what is a digital workspace? A digital workspace is a technological framework that centralizes an organization’s applications, data, and desktop delivery. It allows employees to access their apps and data on any device and from any location.
Given the state of the current environment, businesses everywhere are adjusting to remote work. Whether your organization is a veteran to remote work policies, or entirely new to the concept, successfully maintaining a remote team requires the same general best practices as a traditional one would. Fortunately, this growing trend offers a plethora of benefits for both employees and businesses overall. From greater flexibility to improved productivity, the switch to remote work can be a liberating thing when properly managed. That said, proper management begins with ensuring your remote employees are equipped with all necessary tools to perform their jobs both efficiently and securely. Now more than ever, cybercriminals are targeting remote workers, and in these fast-paced times, it’s important you feel confident in the security of your business and the data behind it. To help make certain of that, we’re sharing a few cybersecurity best practices to reduce the risk of your remote employees falling victim to an attack.
During this unique time, we are all experiencing feelings of fearful anticipation. News changes from hour to hour, and we are needing to be more flexible than ever. With many being requested to work remotely, our trust issues will be triggered. Becoming aware of this will assist you in adapting to this situation.
Remote workers need to feel connected to one another as much as an “IRL” team in an office environment. The trick is figuring out team huddle ideas that bridge physical gaps. Whether your team went remote recently due to COVID-19 restrictions or are permanently remote, a sense of bonding and community is essential to productivity. It also builds friendships, and many remote team members look forward to team huddles as a time to check-in and connect.
Employee productivity is essential to building and maintaining a successful company. It may be hard to believe, but the average worker is said to only be productive 2 hours and 23 minutes out of an 8-hour workday. Employees are often distracted by unwork related items such as social media, news websites, chatting with colleagues, snacking, and even job searching.
So, you suddenly found yourself managing a remote team? Here you will understand the benefits of virtual team building as we share activity ideas you can implement. Remote work has been on the rise for years, and as COVID-19 is moving more teams online, remote team building is becoming a necessary step for business operations and human resources. It’s also an opportunity to get creative about how your team bonds and has fun in this new space, especially during stressful times.
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