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How to Host an Orientation Day Scavenger Hunt for New Hires

Orientation day can be a deal-breaker for your new employees. How this day goes can tell them if they made the right...

How to Make the Most of Your Next Team Building Scavenger Hunt

Scavenger hunts are great fun. They have been since we were kids, searching through the briars and the brambles for those elusive goodies...

How to Finally Make Your Office Parties Fun This Year

Office holiday parties can be one of two things. They can be boring and painful for everyone involved. Or, they can be...

Four Tips to Keep Employee Burnout at Bay

Four Tips to Keep Employee Burnout at Bay

Nov 18, 2019

What the ‘Burnout Generation’ means for the future of work   Burnout, especially among millennials, has been a hot topic for a while and was center stage in a recent essay from Buzzfeed’s Anne Petersen that went viral. For those who missed the essay, Petersen discusses her and her peers’ relationship with burnout. As she […]

The Importance of Onboarding to Employee Retention

The Importance of Onboarding to Employee Retention

Nov 8, 2019

How Some Companies are Getting Creative…   What began in the 1970s as organizational socialization – the period of learning and adjusting to a new role – is now known as onboarding. Over the years we have seen the process of onboarding expand from simple new hire paperwork and other transactional items into more of […]

Are you Ready for Serious Fun…..Announcing BOOTSCAMP

Are you Ready for Serious Fun…..Announcing BOOTSCAMP

Nov 5, 2019

In studies, an overwhelming majority of executives say that a healthy corporate culture is essential to a company’s profitability and existence. In a tight labor market, it is more important than ever for companies to showcase their cultures to new employees from day one. A good onboarding experience can lead to better satisfaction and ultimately, […]

Boo! The Costs to Employers of a Haunting Trend in Hiring

Boo! The Costs to Employers of a Haunting Trend in Hiring

Oct 28, 2019

How you can help keep ghosting from haunting your business   The unemployment rate continues to hold steady at historic lows. This might be great for workers, but it’s tough on employers. Companies are left with open positions for weeks, even months at a time, and this makes reaching growth and other goals difficult, if […]

Strayboots Celebrates Dogtober by Donating to Animal Welfare Organization

Strayboots Celebrates Dogtober by Donating to Animal Welfare Organization

Oct 21, 2019

Celebrating “Dogtober”     As “Dogtober” comes to a close, we are enjoying celebrating the animals who have changed our lives here at Strayboots. But we also want to take the opportunity to recognize and shed light on the many less fortunate animals. Here is how we plan to help:   This November and December, […]

Should Columbus Day Be Celebrated in the Modern Workplace?

Should Columbus Day Be Celebrated in the Modern Workplace?

Oct 14, 2019

  “In 1492, Columbus sailed the ocean blue…” a familiar rhyme taught to Americans in grade school, celebrates Columbus’ ‘discovery’ of America (and the opening up of the New World for European exploration and colonization). But in recent years, many have pointed out that this truth is anything but clear-cut. This has led to several […]

Harnessing the Thrill of the Game

Harnessing the Thrill of the Game

Oct 7, 2019

Athletics, the NFL and Fantasy Football can be Good for Business   NFL Season is well underway; last night’s game is a favorite subject for water cooler talk, and employees are tabbing between work spreadsheets and the latest midweek predictions on ESPN. While, to some employers, this may seem like an unwanted annual distraction that […]

Strayboots Announces Partnership With 7H Holding

Strayboots Announces Partnership With 7H Holding

Sep 23, 2019

  Strayboots’ Scavenger Hunts, Team Building and Onboarding Solutions Now Available in the Middle East and Asia   New York, NY and JEDDAH, Saudi Arabia — Strayboots, a leading provider of mobile team building scavenger hunts and innovative team building and onboarding solutions, announced today a partnership with 7H Holding. Based in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia […]

Flexible Workplace Options on the Rise Despite the Challenge of Employee Engagement

Flexible Workplace Options on the Rise Despite the Challenge of Employee Engagement

Sep 16, 2019

  Working remotely can most definitely have its perks. The average American commute to work is 26.1 minutes, (which equals 4.35 hours per week, 200+ hours per year), according to the U.S. Census Bureau, and commutes in and around big cities are often much, much longer. Time saved avoiding traffic can be time spent on […]

How to Prepare for a Workplace Tragedy

How to Prepare for a Workplace Tragedy

Sep 6, 2019

Important steps to take to be prepared before disaster strikes   The workplace is not immune to the impact of tragedies. Workplace shootings and natural disasters, for example, get extensive news coverage and have a tremendous impact on the psychological wellness of our society. These, as well as smaller events and personal tragedies, befall workers […]

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