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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...

Strayboots – A Year in Review

Strayboots – A Year in Review

Jan 9, 2018

Wow, what a great year we’ve had at Strayboots! The new year is the perfect opportunity for us to reflect on some of the best events of 2017. We hosted all kinds of scavenger hunts throughout the year, from public interpretative tours to private office orientations. Though we run over 700 hunts annually, we’ve selected […]

5 Ways to Keep Millennials Tuned-in to Team Building

5 Ways to Keep Millennials Tuned-in to Team Building

Jan 2, 2018

Team building is an essential part of any successful organization. Team building activities help employees learn to communicate and work together to solve problems. When employees know how to work collaboratively and use their strengths for the common good, they’re happier and work more efficiently. Team building is even more important for companies with millennial […]

Team Building 101

Team Building 101

Jan 2, 2018

What is Team Building?   Team building refers to activities designed to build relationships between members of a team. Most often, the term is used to describe the building of social relations between employees in a workplace, but it is also used to increase teamwork efficiency.   Team building is also a great way to […]

Top 10 Apps to Help You Plan or Manage an Event

Top 10 Apps to Help You Plan or Manage an Event

Dec 29, 2017

Event planners have one of the most misunderstood professions. People are constantly telling them that they would love to have their job. Getting paid to make plans? Sounds so easy! But the reality is that event planning is extremely hard work.   If you’ve ever planned an event for a large gathering, you know how […]

Strayboots vs Alternatives: Why We Do Team Building Best

Strayboots vs Alternatives: Why We Do Team Building Best

Dec 28, 2017

Did you know that highly engaged employees are 87% less likely to leave a company than their less-engaged coworkers? Now, consider that companies with engaged employees earn about 2.5 times more income than those with lower employee engagement. Despite this, about 70% of American employees are not engaged at work. What does this mean? You […]

Affordable Solutions for Small Group Gatherings

Affordable Solutions for Small Group Gatherings

Dec 22, 2017

Have you been tasked with the responsibility of planning a group gathering? With the holidays drawing near, it’s likely you’ll find yourself in this position. Whether you’re trying to entertain family members or coordinate a holiday celebration for a small group of coworkers, your first question is always going to be: “What do we do?” […]

How to Pull off The Perfect Corporate Event

How to Pull off The Perfect Corporate Event

Dec 21, 2017

Corporate events are hard to get right. Pulling off a seamless experience for your employees can be challenging. It always seems like a given that something will go wrong. Maybe the caterer doesn’t show up. Or you can’t get technology on your side while a guest speaker stands there waiting to begin their presentation. You […]

How to Ensure Happy and Engaged Conference Attendees

How to Ensure Happy and Engaged Conference Attendees

Dec 14, 2017

  Most people will attend a conference at some point in their lives. This is how people working in the same industry come together and discuss important topics, learn about new advancements in their field, and network with each other. A conference is not complete without a keynote speech delivered by a prominent figure or thought leader […]

How to Host an Orientation Day Scavenger Hunt for New Hires

How to Host an Orientation Day Scavenger Hunt for New Hires

Dec 11, 2017

Orientation day can be a deal-breaker for your new employees. How this day goes can tell them if they made the right decision accepting a job in your organization. A positive orientation experience results in new hires feeling enthusiastic about their role, comfortable in the workplace, and associated with the values of the company. But […]

Corporate Education 101

Corporate Education 101

Dec 11, 2017

Corporate education can boost your company’s success to the next level. It’s key to improving the skills of your employees. It’s not just for teaching new employees the knowledge and skills they need for their job. But, it’s also involved in keeping current employees up to date on new job requirements, techniques for getting work […]

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