Amazing Tips to Increase Employee Engagement during the Holiday Season

By Benefit One USA, Inc. Oct 25, 2018


The holiday season is the most awaited and delightful time of the year. It is the time of celebration, shopping, family dinners, parties, movies, and all the fun-filled activities. But, when it comes to working, this time is a big distraction.

The attention of the maximum employees is towards hosting family dinners, attending a party and much more. It generally becomes quite a tedious task for the company managers to have employees engaged in the workplace. So, here we have listed a few tips that will definitely help your employees to focus on work and remain happy as well during the festive season:

1. Set realistic goals
It is very important for the managers to understand the individual needs of every employee during the holiday season as they may be preparing for spending a good amount of time with kids, families and wanting to even go for a road trip etc.

Expecting the employees to remain highly productive during this time is not fair and hence, they should not be overloaded with work and should be assigned as much work as they can be able to complete within the time. This will make the work more enjoyable and stress-free for both of you.

2. Allow work from home
Employees work throughout the year for the company and they all deserve a little break during the holiday season. Make it easier for the employees to have a proper balance between the work and family during this time by allowing them to take paid-off.

You can also allow the employees to work from home during the holiday time as it will eliminate the time wasted in traveling and enable them to spend more time with their families.

3. Organize free food days
Good food has always worked as a successful motivator for employees. Organizing a day where free lunch is given to the employees or free food coupons to them is an extremely good option to keep the employees engaged in the workplace during the holiday season.

4. Theme party
Another way to make the holidays season an interesting one for the employees is to organize a theme party at the office. Along with free food and drinks, host a party where every employee would love to come.

Select the theme with the consent of your employees and have them all enjoying the work during the holiday season.

5. Recognize and reward the participation
Recognize the employees hard-work and participation during the holiday season with the companies. By rewarding the employees during the holiday season will help them know their value and stay motivated.

So, recognize and reward the employees’ participation to motivate them to perform better.

The holiday season is the season of spreading happiness and by implementing the above-mentioned tips in the workplace, you’ll be doing exactly the same within your company.

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