All posts tagged: Relationships

Virtual Happy Hour Ideas

The virtual happy hour is here to stay. It got us through the pandemic and has remained popular because of its convenience and affordability, even now that we are able to be together in person. Hosting virtual happy hours is a super simple way to wind down, or celebrate a special milestone or achievement with co-workers, no matter where they are located.

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100+ Creative Icebreakers and Conversation Starters for Work

We know that having engaging conversations is one of the best ways to to get to know one another and build close, healthy relationships. But getting the chit-chat going with people that you haven’t met before or don’t know much about personally can feel a little… awkward, no matter how outgoing you are. Awkward moments are a part of life, but there is a solution to eliminating them from work-related socializing, and it’s simple – icebreakers. Icebreakers are short questions used as prompts to get conversations going and help us get to know each other more closely. When used at […]

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The 3 Pillars of Relationship Building

Building strong, healthy relationships with people at work can certainly be intimidating if you don’t know where to start. However, it is critically important for employees to build relationships with their coworkers in order for them to feel engaged and want to stay with the company long-term. In order to start building those relationships as soon as possible, read this article to learn about the three pillars of relationship building. It’s a simple yet effective framework for understanding how relationships grow over time.

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Yes, Building Trust in Virtual Teams is Possible. Here’s How

The workforce has become largely remote, leading many businesses to seek out online ways to connect team members. One such challenge that has arisen in this new environment is building trust among virtual teams. Fortunately, many solutions have emerged in response to this issue that businesses can rely on. Keep reading to learn just a few ways that you can build trust among your virtual teams.

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Jumpstart Your Team in a Hybrid Working World

While remote and hybrid work are highly desirable for employees around the world, the reality of maintaining team cohesion is team leaders have to be even more intentional than they would have to in the office. Building authentic relationships with coworkers can end up getting pushed to the side when employees are dispersed and your only “face-time” is on stagnant video conferencing platforms. Yet, at the same time, relationship building and strong team cohesion is absolutely critical for increasing employee engagement, improving performance, and retention of top talent.

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5 Steps for Hosting Virtual Happy Hours Everyone Will Love

Let’s face it: virtual happy hours can be super awkward. When Preciate first went completely remote at the start of the pandemic, we had a couple virtual get togethers that were lackluster at best. And it wasn’t because we don’t get along or have a good company culture. It was simply because those online meeting tools weren’t designed to help people connect and build relationships while socializing virtually. Using a platform like Preciate that allows for authentic connection, and following these 5 steps can help you to host fun virtual events and happy hours.

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