It’s no secret that high employee morale is beneficial for business. This is why companies across every industry are looking for creative ways to increase employee satisfaction and boost workplace morale.
Planning a picnic is a great way to pull employees from behind their desks and get them to spend quality time with each other.
When corporate picnics are done right, they give coworkers a chance to create lasting memories and a sense of belonging.
Let’s take a look at how corporate picnics bring employees together:
You See Another Side to Coworkers
An organization’s employees make it great, but all too often, people forget that their workers are more than their job description. Aside from the goals and objectives their managers set for them, there are other factors that motivate them.
Corporate picnics allow you to see your coworkers in a different light.
In events with families, you may realize that your super strict boss is actually a softy when you see them interact with their kids, or that the reason why an overachieving employee works so hard is that they have to take care of a sick parent.
Seeing a more “human side” to the people you work with helps you understand their motivations and personal goals.
Enjoy A Meal Together
Research shows that companies in which bosses eat with their subordinates have better retention. Employees prefer leaders who are accessible, and what better way to show them that than by having a meal with them?
Corporate picnics give you the chance to have informal discussions with your employees and really get to know what they’re about. You’re sure to learn things you didn’t know about them.
And you can do all this while firing up the grill and seeing who makes the meanest steaks!
Show Employee Appreciation
It’s one thing to appreciate your employees in front of their coworkers, but doing it in front of their loved ones makes it even more special.
The effort you put into arranging a corporate picnic for your employees shows that you understand that they work hard and deserve a day of leisure and rejuvenation.
The Bay Area has a variety of beautiful picnic spots for your employees. Let Bay Area Picnic Planners arrange a wonderful corporate picnic for your employees and their loved ones. From team-building exercises that bring them closer together to fun and games that keep their kids entertained, we do it all!
Check out our Bay Area picnic packages online and call (408) 565-8617 for more information.