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Team building is like a never-ending adventure that helps a group of people become an effective and unstoppable team. In addition to having shared goals and objectives for work, team members must also establish trust, offer support, and value each other’s unique qualities and characteristics. To commit to this growth, teams must adopt effective team building methods.
The first day of spring is March 20th, but depending on where you live it might be here sooner than you think. It’s never too early to get out of hibernation and start planning something for your team to look forward to, especially after a long winter. Whether your team is remote, in-person, or anything in between there is a plethora of spring team building activities and ideas to bring everyone together.
St Patrick’s Day, celebrated annually on March 17th, is a great opportunity to improve engagement, have some fun with your colleagues, and boost morale. As it approaches, everyone is looking forward to holiday celebrations and enjoying the company of others. Whether your team is working remotely or in person, there are plenty of creative ideas to celebrate together. Below we will highlight some of our favorite St Patrick’s day team building activities that will surely shake your team’s shamrocks.
Holidays are always a great excuse to get the team together and lift everyone’s spirits, especially while working remotely. St Patrick’s Day is no exception. The famous holiday, celebrated annually on March 17th, is typically a day of merriment, dancing, feasting, and drinking. This St Patrick’s Day, TeamBonding has great ideas for your remote team’s enjoyment. One thing to note is virtual St Patrick’s Day team building activities are just as fun as getting together in person. Pull out your best green attire and get ready to party your shamrocks off.
On the fourth Thursday of each April, more than 37 million people participate in Bring Your Child to Work Day, which this year falls on Thursday, April 27th, 2023. (more…)
What is Administrative Professionals Day 2023 & When is it? Administrative Professionals Day (also known as Administrative Assistant Day, Secretaries Day or Admin Day) is a day to highlight the important role of secretaries, assistants, receptionists, and other administrative support, which is observed in several countries. This year, Administrative Professionals Day will be celebrated on Wednesday, April 26, 2023.
In today’s business climate, it’s not enough for companies to produce great products at reasonable prices. Customers and employees alike expect the companies they do business with to use their resources and influence to bring positive change to the world. In this article, we will highlight the benefits of CSR (corporate social responsibility) and why companies should make this strategy a focus.
Valentine’s Day is the sweetest holiday of the bunch. The energy created between sweethearts is second to none, but creating energy within your team is equally as important. Not sure what to do for employees on Valentine’s Day? Below we will highlight some fantastic Valentine’s Day team building activities that can also function as meeting energizers. They work with onsite staff as well as staff you have out there in the virtual world.
With an increase in employee turnover, providing a personalized onboarding experience has become more important than ever. However, many employers still fall short in this category. A Gallup survey reveals that only 12% of employees think their organization does a great job at onboarding new hires.
If you’re wondering how this list of easy morale boosters can help you, let us explain. In a world rife with distractions and a population more easily preoccupied than ever, it’s becoming more and more difficult for companies to keep their employees’ morale and engagement strong.
Coming out of a pandemic, we all wish these past two years could have a take two. Twosday, 2/22/2022 is a hopeful numerical palindrome that holds more significance than just your average day. What’s a numerical palindrome? A number you can read the same way forwards and backward. Many people use days like this to hold a special event like a wedding, announcement, or party for an easy, lucky day to remember.
It’s a new year. And while some of you may have set expectations for the year, there may be some of those that didn’t set goals at all. Instead, you’d like to move through the motions and do as you wish throughout the year, especially during a year where unpredictability has become the norm. As we reflect and look back on 2021, you most likely have a few dreams you consistently imagine yourself doing as time passes. Goals that may seem too impossible to reach.
Gift-giving is one of the best feelings, especially when thought is put into the act. Whether you are in the office or working remotely, your teammates deserve to feel valued. A coworker gift doesn’t have to be expensive. In fact, just showing that you are thankful for all their help over the year is more than enough. Consider these Christmas gift ideas for coworkers and colleagues this holiday season.
Live events are coming back, but they are not in full swing yet. According to a recent EventMB State of the Event Industry survey, about 78% of event professionals from across the globe are currently planning live events. But if you thought planning a live in-person event was a challenge before the pandemic, post-pandemic live events pose even more obstacles.
As we went into summer, things were starting to look up. With the number of Covid cases declining, events were being scheduled again, and workers started returning to the office. But as we make the turn into fall, things aren’t looking quite as optimistic. Events are once more being canceled, and companies are pushing off the return to the office.
Planning holiday work parties can seem like a huge undertaking. But with proper guidance and expertise, you’ll realize that planning a holiday work party is much easier than it seems and can be a lot of fun.
Warding Off Back-To-School Burnout Back to school used to mean that parents were excited to see the kids return to their learning, while the kids were excited to see their friends (but dreaded having homework again). Things may feel a little different this back-to-school season and may be a bit more stressful than previous years, as we adjust yet again to the disrupted schedules and new learning routines the pandemic has brought on. But for both parents and those that employ them — there are ways to help mitigate that anxiety.
Alexa Baggio and Saul Lookner of PERKSCon joined host Rich Rininsland on the TeamBuilding Saves the World podcast to talk about a very important topic: cultivating your company experience. PERKSCon hosts events around the country focused on creating immersive experiences for the professionals that manage people in their organizations. Listen to the latest episode, and for FREE tickets to a PERKSCon event near you click here.
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