The company leaders are the ones making the decisions, but the employees are the ones who make the wheel go ‘round.
They do the daily work necessary to make any company successful, and these employees do their best in the environment they’re in.
In the world, as we knew it, your employees met each other every day and had no other option but to communicate. The bounding, while they were working together, improves overall office productivity. But, now with the pandemic, a huge percent of the companies went online, so this interaction isn’t possible anymore, at least not as often as before. This is why you have to think of ways of how to make your employees feel like a team again and how to build their team chemistry through the internet?
Team building activities are one of the best ways of reconnecting colleagues and make them bounded in a funny and creative way.
These activities will show employees that even though they can’t see their colleagues, they are on the other side of their screen. It will make them feel like they’re part of a community.
And why this is so important?
The essence is in small things, so why not make the working environment harmonious and productive. Good team chemistry is one of the top factors on that and it is worth all the time and resources you put into creating it, especially for your remote employees.
So how to know which activities are the best for your team?
In choosing a team-building activity for your team, you have to know your business and take into consideration your employee's possibilities - ask yourself are all in the same time zone, what time of the day is the best to do this, during work time or maybe during the weekends?
Always use a video conferencing platform. A recent study showed that 87% of remote employees are more connected to their teammates while they are on a video call, so, use Adobe Connect, bring your employees together in the same meeting room and push the start button on.
After you set all these things, don't forget to think of your employee's personalities. This is crucial for the success of team-building activities. Inform them before, check their reaction, see if there is a good environment for it.