Management

Benefits of having fun at work―for both the company and employee

Contrary to the viewpoints of some managers, there is value in your team being funny, silly and witty in the office. A good chuckle brings people together and helps to relieve stress; a clever one-liner can help lighten a mood and an amusing story can act as a great icebreaker and team-building moment.

Humor in the workplace makes the environment more fun and enjoyable, but did you know it also comes with other benefits?

Employees who have fun are more punctual

Dr. David Abramis discovered people who have fun at work have better attendance than people who aren’t having fun. He also found employees who engage in fun on the job are better decision-makers and are more collaborative, loyal, productive and creative. Continue reading “Benefits of having fun at work―for both the company and employee”