How to inspire holiday cheer remotely

Holiday parties, home baked goodies at the coffee bar, and cubicles decked with boughs of holly are a few of the workplace amenities that make it fun to go to the office at this time of year. Sadly, most of us will be celebrating remotely again.

We’ve have had a lot of time to learn how to make the distributed workplace more human, though, so I turned to my network on Qwoted to see what businesses are doing to put a spring in the step of their pandemic-weary colleagues. Perhaps you’ll get some ideas from their responses.

Most respondents held holiday-themed events. On-demand staffing platform Wonolo partnered with virtual reality firm Remio to send Oculus goggles to its 300 employees for a company-wide virtual dance party. It’s also fielding a scavenger hunt to help its many new employees “put a name with a face and bond over a shared activity,” said Rachel Kim, vice president of employee experience. The company’s virtual holiday party will include crafting, secret Santa, and gifts for everyone from their employer.

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Source:: Computerworld