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4 Effective Ways to Boost Workplace Morale Through Virtual Meetings


As we are still at the height of the Covid-19 pandemic, it may be difficult for your company to gather for various events that would typically be held throughout the year with many people working online at the moment. With different work from home schedules causing a lack of small talk in the office kitchen and being stuck behind screens working from home, there no doubt has been a lack of human interaction and company bonding. However, who says your company can’t gather online for a fun company bonding event? These events can be lots of fun for all involved and are a great way to interact outside of the workplace. These events further serve as a great opportunity for new employees that have been hired during this time to feel a part of the team and interact with other members in the company they may not usually interact with on a day to day basis.


  1. Your company can have a virtual murder mystery night. You can either elect to hire a company to run this event for you or create your own fun mystery! Either way, your employees will be sure to love it and have a chance to put their team-building skills to use by following a script, and investigating who the murderer is. You can use your company's promotional merchandise to make the game more interesting. Companies like Moniker and Murder Mystery Co. could be a great option.

  2. Your company can run an online trivia night. The topics can be anything you deem would be fun for the employees, such as sports teams, celebrities or even history. The employees can be divided into two teams and can each take turns answering trivia or can work as a team to answer the questions together. This is a great team-building event and can be lots of fun. You can use your business custom apparel as gifts for this event.

  3. Everyone in your company can gather for a virtual happy hour where you have a casual conversation and enjoy a drink with one another. Your company can also elect to ask each employee what their drink of choice is and purchase it for them ahead of the event as an extra personal touch and show of appreciation.

  4. Gather online for a fun zoom event where everyone contributes 2 truths and 1 lie about themselves. Everyone in the company then can have the chance to guess which is the lie and so on. This can be a great way for everyone to get to know one another a little better and encourage employees to share whatever they are comfortable sharing about their personal lives.


No matter what event you choose, there are definitely still ways to gather as a company given the current situation we are in right now. Hopefully, we will be able to gather for events in person one day soon, but in the meantime, We are sure that each employee will appreciate the effort put in to still gather and it will no doubt be a nice break from work for a little bit.


Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs):


Q. What are online team building games?


A. Your company can have a virtual murder mystery night. You can either elect to hire a company to run this event for you or create your own fun mystery! Either way, your employees will be sure to love it and have a chance to put their team-building skills to use by following a script, and investigating who the murderer is. Companies like Moniker and Murder Mystery Co. could be a great option.


Q. What is a fun virtual team building activity?


A. Virtual happy hour is a fun virtual team building activity. Everyone in your company can gather for a virtual happy hour where you have a casual conversation and enjoy a drink with one another. Your company can also elect to ask each employee what their drink of choice is and purchase it for them ahead of the event as an extra personal touch and show of appreciation.