According to an Adecco USA survey of 1,068 employees, 215 said the recession is causing them mental health problems; 359 reported an increase in their on-the-job stress. Of the more than 4,400 workers surveyed by CareerBuilder.com who have survived a layoff, 30% tagged themselves as burned out.
At a time when workplace stress is at an all-time high, a fun company outing may be just what the doctor ordered. Such outings don't have to break the company bank to beat burnout and boost morale — a picnic at a local park, a round of mini-golf at a nearby course, or a trip to a local museum, for example.
To ensure the event goes off without a hitch:
Specify who is invited. Is it employees only? Or are they allowed to bring a guest, two guests, or unlimited guests?
Communicate to employees that they and their guests are expected to abide by the company's conduct policies.
Select a location/activity that is a reasona...(register to read more)