Employers have had to re-think workplace traditions this year in light of the COVID-19 pandemic; Christmas parties are taking on a virtual form, socialising with colleagues now takes place over Zoom and team bake-offs now centre around appearance rather than taste. Printing firm Instantprint has also changed its own annual tradition, by adapting its workplace fancy dress contest to take place online this year. With Halloween due to take place this weekend, the firm didn’t want staff to miss out on the spooky event and invited them to still take part virtually. Not only that, but Instantprint also set a fancy-dress contest to help maintain staff engagement levels and personal relationships among teams – a core initiative within its people strategy. Employees at the organisation...
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