Maintaining employee morale during the holiday season can be a pretty arduous task. Whether it be that the winter days are longer, impending vacation days, or financial holiday stress, employees tend to become preoccupied and somewhat disengaged. Ultimately, it is up the managers to navigate ways to keep employees engaged and on track to meet year-end goals. Developing an enriching culture during the holidays will encourage employees sustain or even improve productivity. How can managers successfully accomplish doing so? Here are a few tips to help keep employees motivated during the holiday season.
Give the office a festive facelift
Transform the office into a space that embraces the holiday spirit. Employees would much rather be at work if they were in a space that was warm and inviting. Managers could even use the decorating the office as a team building opportunity. The weekly or bi-weekly office meeting could instead be replaced by entire office decorating together.