- On 29 October 2018
- Posted by Chantal Mariotti
Take every opportunity to celebrate with your staff; celebrate Halloween and create a fun and engaging work environment. Halloween is not only a popular tradition amongst young children, but it is also an exciting holiday for many adults as well. Promote an engaging work environment for your entire staff and celebrate this exciting holiday with fun activities and creative, work-appropriate costumes.
Encourage team-building and make the workplace much more pleasant and engaging. If your industry allows, encourage your staff to dress up in Halloween costumes – You’ll be creating a festive and entertaining environment that will lift spirits and allow your employees to bond with one another. Plan some fun activities for your employees to participate in, which will not only allow them to take a break from working, but also encourage team-building. Make sure however, that you set guidelines for these costumes… You don’t want anyone to wear inappropriate outfits that would make some employees feel uncomfortable or offend others!
Build morale and loyalty with employee events. Planning employee events can show employees that they’re valued and appreciated. This can help to reduce employee turnover rates and increase employee loyalty. Put together a planning committee and host an exciting event for you and your staff to enjoy; the outcome is likely to not only benefit your employees, but your company as well. Halloween treats, etc…
How about a pumpkin carving contest? Simply purchase one pumpkin per department and have a friendly competition within each department. There are so many different activities you can put together to celebrate Halloween. Whether you’re sticking to the traditional activities (e.g., costume contest, communications board decorating contest) or creating new ones, expect a lot of enthusiastic and competitive employees. Don’t rely on a big budget for this event as there are a number of activities you can plan that will barely tap into your company’s budget.
How about decorating your workspace with Halloween paraphernalia? Provide each department with a budgeted dollar amount and see employees’ creativity.
What better way to prepare your employees for Halloween than decorating the office with spooky or festive Halloween paraphernalia? This can provide your employees with a fun and different work environment and allow employees to bring out their creativity. Have fun with it!