Up Your Employee Engagement: Top Ideas for Virtual Wellness Challenges
Nov 28, 2022 9:00:00 AM
Remote work is no longer an exception but the norm. Although many people like working from home, with myriad benefits, remote and hybrid work arrangements aren’t without their challenges. For example, some employees thrive and are more productive when around others in person, and several employers report it can be challenging to keep remote teams engaged. Some unwanted side effects of remote work include increased work hours that can lead to employee burnout.
But is there a way to remove some negative aspects of remote work? Absolutely! One of the best ways is to hold an organizational wellness challenge. And when you use state-of-the-art virtual venue technology, it’s easier than ever to encourage participation and team building.
When employees are distributed, successfully handling the administration of a virtual wellness program can seem daunting. However, there are a few strategies for successfully putting a virtual wellness program in place:
Do a little research, and you’ll quickly discover the list of wellness challenge ideas is lengthy. Here are some ideas that can get your team going:
Here at 6Connex, we practice what we preach. We host a variety of cultural and wellness challenges and activities to keep our global company connected.Our culture committee hosts monthly gatherings for our 6Connex employees, including; virtual cocktail hours, fitness challenges, and family fun pumpkin decorating. Creativity is constantly flowing when planning these virtual get-togethers. Each quarter we host a virtual event that we call “Extravaganza.” Our employees join us from across the globe to have fun, connect and celebrate each other.
Whether you host a virtual health fair, a yoga class, or an online lower back exercise routine, your team will realize a newfound appreciation for your organization when you take steps to ensure everyone is maintaining good health and well-being. There are quite a few virtual event products on the market that can help you create a culture of wellness, but finding one that has everything you need and that can be customized for your company is key.
No virtual platform is the same, and there’s no one-size-fits-all. That's why the 6Connex team will work with you to ensure you get the right product for your organization whether that's in-person, hybrid, or virtual. For more information, request a virtual event platform demo today.