With the pandemic disrupting the flow of daily work life, offices around the country have to find new ways to stay connected with their co-workers. Here are a few helpful ways to stay connected:
- Communicate via video calls—Schedule group check-ins, turn on your camera and say hello to one another.
- Participate in team activities—Activities such as recipe sharing, themed dress days or workspace photo exchanges can help you stay engaged and connected with your co-workers.
- Host virtual happy hours or coffee breaks—Make your Friday happy hour with your co-workers virtual by grabbing your favorite beverage and joining a video call together.
- Involve co-workers’ families—Your co-workers may be working with kids, pets and other family members at home, so get to know them if they happen to enter a video call.
Be sure to refer to your company’s communication policy to review its standards.
Next time you’re feeling challenged trying to stay connected to your co-workers, try suggesting one of the above ways to get connected. A video call, conversation or chat room could bring you closer together.
This article is for informational purposes only and is not intended as medical advice. For further information, please consult a medical professional. © 2020 Zywave, Inc. All rights reserved.