Addressing Christmas Parties, reward and recognition as a mechanism for staff engagement and Well-being.

Posted in : Webinar Recordings on 7 December 2020
Caroline Reidy
The HR Suite
Issues covered: Remote Christmas Party; Reward & Recognition; Staff Engagement

In this webinar recording, Caroline McEnery, Managing Director of The HR Suite discusses how to manage Christmas parties remotely, reward and recognition as a mechanism for staff engagement, the importance of encouraging your team to recharge over the festive season and top hr tips to ensure we end the year well. Just last week the National Public Health Emergency Team (NPHET) warned that large office Christmas parties are not safe and should not go ahead this year due to the pandemic. 

While some employers will see this as an opportunity to cancel the big event, most businesses will be looking for new ways to safely mark the end of a tough year. Similarly, COVID19 and large changing in working mechanisms has led to significant changes for employees we will look at wellbeing initiatives and the importance of switching off and utilising annual leave in full for your employees. Reward and recognition as elements of employee engagement are vitally important than ever before. Employees have struggled this year and embraced lots of change, and it is important for employers to acknowledge that in some way. Recognising the contribution of a team member throughout the year is hugely valued, especially at a time when employees are aware of the challenges facing businesses.

The Recording


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Caroline Reidy
The HR Suite

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