National Fun at Work Day falls on the last Friday of January! Whether you work for a small office or a large organisation, injecting fun into the workplace is a great way to bond with coworkers, boost team morale, gain inspiration, and even increase productivity. National Fun at Work Day was created to foster happiness and humour in the office and bring employees together.
If you’re still worried about taking a break during the workday, you never know what ideas, inspiration, or connections will occur when you take the time to engage in office fun. National Fun at Work Day is all about boosting employee happiness and promoting a better work/life balance. No matter how you choose to spend National Fun at Work Day, the end result is definitely worth celebrating!
Employers who invest in health and wellness initiatives see a 3-to-1 return in savings.
Employee perks increase office attendance, productivity, and job satisfaction.
Keep employees healthy
Offices without a paid sick day policy are 1.5 times more likely to have employees report to work with a contagious illness than offices that provide paid sick leave.
Boost the entire organisation
Professional sabbaticals allow employees to recharge, provide interim experience to junior employees, and stress-test an organisation’s structure.
Don’t have to be costly
Casual Friday originates from Hawaii’s custom of Aloha Friday, which eventually spread around the globe.
WHY WE LOVE NATIONAL FUN AT WORK DAY
It promotes office positivity
It’s easy to get caught up in the stress of work, and sometimes this can lead to a negative and depressing work environment. But you can break this routine by celebrating National Fun at Work Day.