To create socialization among employees and increase enthusiasm, many companies follow a virtual water cooler system. Due to lockdown, many companies and their employees are forced to work from home. So, increase or maintain the productivity of employees, and boost their morale, the concept of virtual water cooler introduced.
What is the Virtual Water Cooler?
To increase social interaction among employees and reduce work stress, a virtual water cooler will help. The virtual water cooler is the online informal meetings of the employees to have a discussion about life and day-to-day life.
It reduced anxiety and increased interaction. Its motive is to let employees feel that they share the same office space.
How to conduct Virtual Water Cooler?
As you conduct the fun session in your office space, the simple session could be created virtually. It could be an online yoga session, storytelling session, dumb charades, group singing (antakshri), online DJ, and many more.
You can make more fun by adding more games.
Benefits of Virtual Water Cooler
It has many numbers of benefits, and the most important is to boost the morale and positivity of employees. Morale and positivity of employees in any organization is the key to success for the company.
Also, in the post-COVID work from home will be the ‘New Normal’ for many companies. In this period also, the Virtual Water Cooler will be the best entertainer for people.