The Importance of Celebrating While Navigating

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As we move through the first months of 2021, a sense of measured optimism about the Covid-19 pandemic coming to an end in the coming months seems to be occurring. While it can be hard to see light at the end of the tunnel, the increasing availability of vaccines certainly provides cause for hope as the year unfolds.

At the same time, the anxiety and uncertainty that practically everyone has felt for the past year won’t go away anytime soon. That’s why helping employees navigate through the challenging situations and circumstances brought on by Covid-19 remains a critical issue for staffing firms and organizations in practically every industry.

At TalentBridge, one of the approaches that we’ve followed to help employees through these extraordinary times might seem a little counterintuitive at first. Yet, it’s a perspective we believe is essential to supporting our team members’ mental health, well-being, and productivity: encouraging and fostering celebration.

Our philosophy is that there are plenty of reasons to celebrate, every day, for each of us individually and for our company collectively. And during these unprecedented times, celebrations are needed more than ever to keep spirits up and inspire motivation. We focus on three reasons to celebrate.

Celebrating Recent Successes

Let’s face it. This has been the toughest, most unpredictable period that any of us have had to work through. Across the board, everything has been more difficult. That’s why we make it a point to celebrate each and every success and recognize our team members for their contributions.

Whether it’s partnering with a client to fill a big order, bringing a new customer on board, placing a batch of candidates in jobs, putting in extra hours to meet deadlines, helping colleagues with a project, or any other achievement of any type, we want to always acknowledge and thank the teams and individuals who made it happen. We do that in a number of ways.

For example, we celebrate wins at every all-staff weekly town hall meeting. Successes are also celebrated at each department meeting and companywide through our popular Feel-Good Friday emails. Every Friday morning, a colleague begins the process by sending out an email recognizing a colleague for a job well done. Others join in with similar words of praise and appreciation for team members, creating a string of emails that often becomes very lengthy…

Source: The Staffing Stream

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