Working from home has its perks: no long commutes to the office, replacing business suits with t-shirts and sweatpants (or pajama pants, we don’t judge), and more cuddle time with your furry friends. Despite all the upsides, you sometimes miss the conversations and comradery that made you feel like you were in your favorite episode of The Office. In today’s “new normal” of Zoom meetings and Microsoft Teams, it can be hard to foster relationships with your colleagues. But hope isn’t lost. Here are five ways you can bond with your team when you’re miles apart:
Staring at a screen for eight hours a day without human contact can drive anyone to start conversing with their Alexa. Don’t let AI replace your office bestie. Try these tips and let us know what creative ideas your team has implemented to keep the (virtual) office buzzing.