If you’ve worked from home at one point in the last few years, you might have enjoyed it or loathed it. Either way, working from home came with a lot of perks. You don’t need to spend time and money on the commute, you could have a better work-life balance, increasing efficiency.
However, working from home can be mentally taxing. If you’re used to working in an office full of people, the change of atmosphere might make you feel a bit lonely. Also, since the home is just a few steps away from your desk, you might feel like working a few extra hours won’t be a big deal.
The solution to eliminating remote offices’ loneliness and struggles might be in a simple hybrid get-together. In this article, we’re going to list five reasons why your office might want to host a hybrid get-together soon. Read on below to find out more!
Increase office productivity and participation
If you’re finding that your employees are struggling to participate in online meetings or collaborate on projects, a hybrid get-together can help. By getting everyone in the same room for a portion of the day, you can help increase participation and productivity.
Unlike a fully remote office, a hybrid office gives employees the chance to socialize and build relationships with their co-workers. This can lead to increased collaboration and a better working environment overall.
Increase solidarity and coordination
When your employees are in the same room, it’s easier to coordinate projects and assignments. You can also increase solidarity by getting everyone on the same page.
If you’re looking to increase coordination and solidarity, a hybrid get-together is a great way to do it. You can do this by scheduling some time for everyone to work on projects together or by holding a team-building activity. A fun team-building game can help everyone get to know each other better and work together more effectively.
Socialize and let off some steam
If you’re finding that your employees are struggling with the social aspects of working from home, a hybrid get-together can help. By getting everyone in the same room, you can help them socialize and let off some steam.
Plus, if you have employees who are struggling with mental health issues or loneliness, a hybrid get-together can help them feel more connected to their co-workers. This can lead to increased productivity and a better working environment for everyone.
Solve problems together in an effective way
If you’re having trouble solving problems remotely, a hybrid get-together can help. By getting everyone in the same room, you can brainstorm solutions and come up with a plan of action.
If you’re finding it difficult to make decisions remotely, a hybrid get-together can help. You can discuss options and come to a consensus by getting everyone in the same room. Working remotely can prolong decision-making and problem solving, so a hybrid get-together can help solve these issues.
Gather inspiration from colleagues
Working in a room all on your own can get pretty boring. If you’re finding that your employees are struggling with creative blocks, a hybrid get-together can help.
By getting everyone in the same room, you can help them get inspired by each other. This can lead to increased creativity and productivity. All in all, it’s a great way to gather inspiration and bounce ideas off of each other.
Although working remotely has its perks, it can also be quite challenging. If you’re finding that your employees are struggling with remote work, a hybrid get-together might be just what they need to recalibrate and refocus.
We hope this article has inspired you to host a hybrid get-together soon. By getting everyone in the same room, you can increase office productivity and participation, solve problems together, and get inspiration.
Ebnu Sudarso is the Co-founder of Milkwhale, an internationally acknowledged infographic production agency. Graphic design and writing have always been a passion. Over the years at Milkwhale, the company has created and published numerous infographics and great visuals.