It can be tough to boost employees’ energy and mood. Even when there isn’t a big change, sometimes offices, like any human environment, go through ups and downs. But we think we’ve found one way to make any of those down periods turn into an up:
We know, it sounds ridiculous. But one hilarious way to put smiles on employee faces is to produce a video starring high profile employees. If it’s a spoof of a currently everywhere viral video then even better.
At American Well, we noticed everyone was sharing this Jimmy Fallon/Justin Timberlake hashtag video. So to get folks out of their end of summer rut, we created our own version with employees from across different departments. That way, people would laugh and relate to their own colleagues and bosses acting silly.
The result? People think of their coworkers less as buttoned up suits and more as fellow humans. And isn’t that what human resources is all about?
Check it out and let us know what you think: