thoughts and noodling 🍜 on team culture.
In a traditional office, some general etiquette rules apply. For example, everyone knows to refrain from microwaving fish in the break room or ensure the shared bathroom stays presentable. However, with the rise of the remote workplace, office etiquette is also evolving. While Slack is a fantastic tool for remote
Studies show that engaged employees are likelier to stick with the company, leading to high overall retention. However, managing employee engagement can be tricky, especially with the workforce moving online and company culture shifting to virtual and remote workspaces. Thankfully, there are plenty of Slack apps to help drive employee
Creating a collaborative workplace culture through Slack apps can help take your team to new heights. While hundreds of Slack apps help connect remote team members, we’ve narrowed our list down to the top 5 best collaborative Slack apps to replace Donut as your defacto collaboration coordinator. Sure, Donut
Whether your team jumped to remote working or you're looking to bring your office into the modern era, online communication software can streamline team collaboration. Team collaboration apps make email threads a thing of the past, with real-time project updates, forums, video calls, and social prompts to keep the conversation
Employee morale is an essential factor in keeping your team engaged and productive. An unmotivated team is a drag on your business and can cause employee retention issues. Whether you work in a traditional office or have remote employees, boosting employee morale should be one of your top priorities. There
Whether you're a part of an HR department, work closely with the People Operations team at your business, or work in employee relations in any capacity, there are plenty of Slack communities for your unique interests. For example, being a successful employee representative involves constantly learning and evolving your understanding
Slack is finding its home as an organized communications platform for companies and even more for remote teams. It provides significant flexibility in when, where, and how to work, providing countless benefits to the well-being and productivity of groups operating outside the office. For Slack, it's essential to have the
Fun is one of those concepts that was traditionally frowned upon at work. Then, when companies realized the boosts to productivity that an enjoyable environment creates, they quickly set to work forcibly mandating fun to improve their bottom lines. This resulted in uncomfortable scenarios where many workers would have just
With a significant percentage of the workforce working remotely, encouraging online team building is crucial to your business. While online programs like Slack allow employees to stay in contact from their home offices, building team connections can be complicated in a remote setting. Thankfully, the switch to virtual doesn't spell
According to the United States Census, 17.9% of Americans work from home as of 2021, a marked increase from 5.7% in 2019. Many companies shifted to virtual employment and a work-from-home environment during the early 2020s to compensate for pandemic restrictions and allow some freedom to their employees.
Employee engagement has declined, with Gallup reporting a 2% drop in employee engagement in 2022. This drop in engagement, paired with the "quiet quitting" trend of mid-2022, is enough to concern any employer. But re-engaging your employees is easier than you may think. With the rise in employee engagement apps,