April 19, 2016 Erin Hall

How to Improve Employee Morale [video]

If you’re wondering how to improve employee morale, you’ve come to the right place. Employee morale is one of the most asked-about topics in the world of company culture.

We talked to some Human Resources professionals to see how they measure and improve employee morale at their offices. Check out the video below!

 Ideas to boost morale in the office


In the video below, you’ll see how these HR managers and wellness directors are hard at work keeping morale high in their offices. Their methods vary, but there are some key similarities in their morale boosting tactics. Scroll down for the video!

Related: What is Company Culture (And Does it Matter?)


Proven Ideas to Boost Employee Morale


Measuring Morale

Is it possible to measure happiness? That’s up for debate. But our HR experts know that a little data can go a long way. Regular employee satisfaction surveys are key.

To improve employee morale in the workplace, you have to start with some measurements. Start with employee satisfaction surveys as well as the top contributors to employee happiness.

With a combination of multiple choice questions and open-ended questions, these surveys allow management teams to understand what’s working and not working for their employees.

In the video, you’ll see how these HR experts run their employee surveys and the kinds of questions they ask.


How to improve employee morale


Best Employee Morale Boosters

We asked our wellness leaders what kinds of programs or events they provide to improve morale.

Their ideas run the gamut from big fun parties to little treats at work that make a big difference. Here are some of the ideas mentioned in the video interview below:

  • Movie nights
  • Cabin retreat
  • Summer picnic party
  • Ice cream truck at work
  • Cash-filled pinatas
  • Massage at work programs
  • Free lunches
  • Group volunteer activities

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