Your employees are the most important asset of your business. When employees are engaged, they work with passion and feel a profound connection to their company. They work harder and are more productive. An engaged team is a successful team.
Yet, a recent survey found only 16 percent of Canadian workers are engaged at work.
There are a number of different engagement strategies companies can use to boost this number within their own workforce. One way to promote employee engagement and collaboration is to hold a staff appreciation event.
The Importance of Team Building Events
The arrival of summer presents an excellent opportunity to help employees get to know one another beyond the confines of the office. Try planning an outdoor barbecue or staff picnic to give employees something to look forward to.
These types of events offer an excellent opportunity to improve communication amongst employees, re-establish culture and recognize workers for their efforts.
Here are 25 additional ways to demonstrate employee appreciation without breaking the bank.