What are the awesome or lame things your company is doing to try to keeps spirits high or employees connected to each other? Virtual coffee talk or happy hours? Mandatory video calls? Anything else?

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Soooo many department/office/practice group/etc. phone calls. It’s way too much!

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Our Managing Partner called every attorney (50+) over the last two days to check in. Nothing major, but a 15 minute phone call with the big boss is reassuring.

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That’s huge. Our leadership has been mostly silent, and my immediate boss who is in charge of multiple departments has barely even acknowledged the situation :-/

We just got surveyed asking how we feel. It was a 1-5 scale represented by extra stormy (rain cloud with streak of lightning), a little rainy (mild rain picture with cloud), neutral (cloud only), partly sunny (cloud starting to dissipate with sun peeking through) and all sunshine (sun only). Haven’t seen any actions yet, but hoping to see some soon after I selected “extra stormy”

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Please come back and update us on the forecast if they take any actions from the survey

I think our next forum they’re encouraging you to bring your pets/kids that you’re always trying to keep quiet to join in on the forum

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Virtual happy hours but those are awkward if there are more than 5 people

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RIP. We had 45 people at one. Didn't really work. Who would have guessed?

Not firing us

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Online strip poker

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My firm is doing literally nothing other than instilling fear that we will suffer financially/be fired if our billable hours decrease 🙃

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Coffee and happy hours.

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Some emails here and there. Virtual coffee time would be fun tho

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Virtual coffee channel on Teams. And...remote professional pych support (just announced today, not tested yet!).

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Virtual happy hours. Shoot me.

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