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Yay, Meh or Nay?: virtual bonding activities, i.e. happy hours, holiday activities...

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Depends on the group and the activity

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I feel like these events can be either fun or forced time wasters

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As a new employee starting virtually they are really helpful!

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So...yay? Even if they aren’t always the best

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Meh.

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Hard pass

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New hire first couple months with their team, yay. This is for bonding and happy hours only. After that no no no and a hard no for holiday ones

Meh, but as a manager I have had to hold these this year. It is a little awkward but I find that people are appreciative. For our zoom holiday lunch, we sent everyone a grub hub gift card and played a couple games. At the end we also gotten everyone amazon gift cards. Small tokens and a chance to interact for those that have been working remotely since March.

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