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Fun Fact Friday: 8 Great Ways to Have Fun at Work

Posted Tanys Coughlan Fun Fact Fridays

8 Great Ways to Have Fun at Work:

  1. Create a fun work environment:
    • Personalize your work space,
    • Put up fun signs,
    • Make the Staff Room and Break areas fun and user friendly
  2. The Daily Dose of Fun
    • Share fun facts, fun quotes, jokes and one liners
    • Bring in handheld puzzles, props or gadgets
    • Have lolly pops, candy or chocolate
  3. The Weekly Dose of Fun
    • Have weekly draws or one-off lucky draws
    • Have lucky games
    • Have fun bets and prizes
    • Reality TV Sweepstakes
    • Fun awards for doing something good or something silly
    • Create a fun weekly newsletter
    • Friday afternoon drinks
  4. Special Day Activities
    • Staff Birthdays
    • Holiday theme days
    • Picnics
    • Other theme days like Pajama Day
    • Celebrate achievements
    • Other special activities like a baby photo competition, secret Santa Week or day
    • Create a Fun Crew to deliver fun to the group
    • Have a speaking hat
    • Have silly awards
  5. Staff Meeting Fun
    • Play music as people enter
    • Have treats or fun toys
    • Have fun agenda items like recipes, fun quotes , trivia
    • Play fun video clips
    • Have fun contests like origami, push-ups, air guitar
  6. Training Fun
    • Have fun activities during training days
    • Order in lunches
    • Bring in special guests like a clown, a hypnotist or the like
    • Have relaxation activities like massage, yoga or Reiki
    • Incorporate cultural pastimes
    • Have training getaways
    • Do sports or other excursions
  7. Social Events
    • Social Club
    • Adopt a mascott
    • Breakfast club
    • Morning teas club
    • Lunch clubs
    • Pot lucks
    • After work drinks with a hook like beer tasting or gambling night
    • Have themes
    • Special meals
    • Entertainment and dances
  8. Sense of Humour
    • Let the company be seen as having a sense of humour
    • Have fun staff photos and put up
    • Fake policies
    • Basketball hoops over garbage cans
    • Make funny signs

Check out this site for more information and ideas! (https://www.griffith.edu.au/__data/assets/pdf_file/0007/94543/workplacefunIdeas-education.pdf)

Do you have a fun workplace?


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Tanys is a Certified Human Resources professional with 20 years experience in the Home Healthcare Field including 5 years of management experience. She has over 10 years experience as an adult trainer/facilitator and a proven ability to work with staff, management and other stakeholders to sustain and improve key performance indicators. Tanys works diligently with businesses to increase their productivity by putting the human in human resources.

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