Everything looked so new and clean and the room that I was in was huge. I was nervous and alone, waiting in the lobby and sweating. I was told that someone would pick me up.
Suddenly someone said hi to me. I looked up and recognised the man from the job interview from several months ago. We shook hands and I followed him to a small meeting room full of other people. They were newcomers too, my future coworkers and friends (hopefully), and they looked just as nervous as I did. There were even some familiar faces and when they saw me, they said hi. I responded with a wave. Then we started with the introductions.
In this post we present a few low-budget tips how people can make work more fun. It is important to try to keep these things regular and really reserve time for mentioned activities.
Remembering to smile and greet others is an important way of improving wellbeing. Humor is also always a good way to further fun atmosphere. Noticing other people’s work input and giving positive feedback spreads good vibes around the office. Continue reading
This will be a blog series on how to make working life more enjoyable. The series will consist of three posts, with the first one dealing with workplace communication. We, the authors of this blog series, are all students, yet we come from different fields and have different experiences about working life. Some of us are only just starting out, some have already been in the workforce for many years, but we are all interested in developing our own communication skills at work. Hopefully the group task of creating this blog series will move us further towards that goal.
“This booklet was inspired by a discussion in Dialogue: Constructive talk at work –course (KKENVAL4). The students in this course come from many different fields of study so this booklet is a product of interdisciplinary thought process.”
>> Group 2, spring 2016 (link to booklet)
“Conflicts are common in workplaces. Dealing with them is important. In this video we are going to show you two situations of conflicts in the workplace and examples of do’s and dont’s.”
Group 1, spring 2016 (link to video)
There’s one editing mistake in one of the lists. Test your dialogue skills and see if you can spot it. (MH)