Minimizing the turnover of employees is vital if you want your business to thrive. On average, companies with low turnover rates rake in profits four times larger than those with employee retention problems. This shocking statistic is attributable to several factors, including the costs associated with hiring, training, and onboarding new hires, and productivity lost through unfilled vacancies.
If you are getting Zoom Fatigue what are some ways to spice it up and make genuine connections with teammates that don't feel forced. In the pre-covid world we found that time and time again the top thing employees would say as their favorite memories at a company were not business achievements but things they did with each other: company events, scavenger hunts, escape the rooms, halloween parties etc. So how do you replicate that virtually to make connections like that in a covid environment. Below are 3 tips we have found that make the difference between a group event that people look forward to vs. an obligation they are dreading.
Audience engagement in the digital age is a tricky thing to master. Gone are the days of being able to shake hands with your attendees after a presentation. Instead, you have to engage with them on a virtual level. But just because we’ve shifted to online platforms doesn’t mean you can’t still fully engage your event audience. Here’s a rundown on virtual audience engagement: what it is and five tips for successfully engaging a digital audience.
The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has changed the way many of us work, with its effects likely to last well into the future. Many more adults will be employed as remote workers over the next few years, meaning businesses must adapt their processes surrounding meetings and events.
It’s safe to say that virtual meetings are here to stay. The opportunity to include everyone, wherever they are, far outweighs the obvious limitations that hosting an online meeting has. Yet, paying attention to virtual meeting etiquette can offset many of those restrictions.
The corporate events industry has faced unprecedented challenges over the past year thanks to the COVID-19 pandemic. As bustling conference rooms become a distant memory, corporate event planners are embracing the demands of the ‘new normal’ by organizing virtual meetings and conferences.
We’ve shared some of our favorite virtual ice breakers with you all in a previous blog post, but here are some new ones that we’re really enjoying. Ice breakers aren’t just for strangers meeting at an event for the first time. Many teams that meet regularly can benefit from shorter, less distracting versions of ice breaker activities. It helps pump up the energy at the beginning of a meeting and can be a fun tradition that some may look forward to.
Everyone is excited to get back together but it may not be in time for your typical summer outing. How are you going to bring your team together for a fun, team building day. Trying to do something different this year is a challenge but don’t worry we have some great event options for you and your team!
Years before a global pandemic forced companies to send employees to work from home, the process of recruiting and onboarding new hires had already started to shift digitally. For over 20 years job candidates have been applying on listing boards, recruiter portals and now LinkedIn. It was common practice to even have first rounds of interviews over the phone or online. The only difference between a pre and post pandemic world? The actual “Day One” onboarding process and everything that comes with retaining employees and fostering a sense of company culture.
Happiness KPIs: Employee's expectations are changing, here are tools you can use to track engagement
Statistics taking into account the impact of remote work on employee happiness say that likely a third of your employees are looking for a different job right now. Plus, around 81% of employees would consider leaving their job for the right offer even if they are not actively looking.