The latest updates, stories, ideas and guides from the Epoch team on all things employee experience.
Benefits of neurodiversity in the workplace and how it can be done.
As we begin to dive into the fall season, we want to get ready for the spookiest time of the year: Halloween!
Hosting low budget employee events for your team to enjoy is a great way to build and strengthen relationships.
Key learnings and takeaways from our September webinar featuring Liz Leary.
With the advent of remote work, virtual onboarding has become an important aspect that companies need to implement correctly.
An introduction and analysis into Intranet. See our pros and cons list and how Epoch can help improve.
How hiring managers can improve diverse hiring and steps that they can take.
What is quiet quitting and why is everyone talking about it right now? Explore the reasoning and data behind quit quitting.
Explore the special days and themes for the month of November!
Micro-credentials provide professionals with skills or knowledge that help them level up at work.
This national holiday is an annual celebration to recognize parents who have spent time working to provide for their own families.
This blog details how to step up and create solutions to improve connections amongst isolated feeling staff.
In this blog, we detail how you can tap into the advantages of varied viewpoints by ensuring everyone feels empowered at meetings!
On August 10, Epoch had the pleasure of bringing together a fantastic group of experts in the employee engagement and culture space in Denver, CO!
How to identify impostor syndrome, the mental health impact, and how to help your employees overcome it.
A list of weekly office traditions that will help to bolster the culture in your office.
Challenges transitioning to a fully remote organization, creating and scaling ERGs, and managing leadership expectations of DEI initiatives.
To ensure that your on-site is successful and all attendees have an amazing experience, consider the following 5 tips.
Turning cameras on provide an extremely improved experience for all that are involved. So then why are people so afraid to turn their cameras on?
Arts & crafts activities increase employee engagement and foster company culture. Check out these creative activities for team bonding!
It's important to celebrate this day to spread awareness, celebrate the successes of Indigenous peoples, and work towards reaching equality of rights.
Explore the special days and themes for the month of October!
Key learnings and takeaways from our July Webinar featuring Omar Ramirez.
How do we address and turn around counterproductive behaviors of disengaged employees, like apathy and withdrawing from team discussions?
Structuring sustainable ERGs, sustaining DEI initiatives all year, and handling COVID outbreaks after a large offsite.
When done right, humor adds humanity, positivity, and a lighter mood to the workplace. Here's your sign to start incorporating laughter at work!
Online game nights are remote-friendly, great team-building events, and a surefire way to get your entire team engaged.
Employees should be encouraged to pursue initiatives and ideas at work that will allow them to engage in the office. Here are five reasons why!
With the pandemic taking its toll on the workplace, one of the struggles is trying to increase employee engagement with asynchronous learning programs
We all want the best for our employees. So creating an inclusive environment is essential.
Parents’ Day is a holiday that honors all parents. Your company can host a variety of events to celebrate working parents!
Explore the special days and themes for the month of September!
Most employee events are subconsciously extrovert-oriented. How can we create intentional events to engage introverted employees at work?
With lockdowns and distancing mandates becoming common over recent years, COVID fatigue is becoming a real and common problem in the workplace.
With restrictions easing up, vaccination rates increasing, and physical workplaces opening up, companies are making the move back to in-person work.
Key learnings and takeaways from our June Webinar featuring Cat Lee from Gem.
Learn the importance of engaging new hires from the get-go, as well as some methods that will help you do so.
While Juneteenth is only celebrated once a year, it is a great way to start the conversation and honor African-American history every day.
With many remote employees feeling distant from their colleagues, it's difficult to develop and maintain strong working cultures and relationships.
Explore the special days and themes for the month of August!
It's important to give students a good onboarding experience, as these vital few days and weeks can set the tone for the remainder of the work term.
With the return-to-work, summer 2022 looks promising for new events and activities to build your company culture and improve the employee experience.
Here is a full recap of the top learnings and themes that were discussed during Epoch's 1-day Symposium!
Talk about the importance of learning with your team, schedule learning tasks and time into the daily routine, share what you’ve learned, and more.
This post will detail how to best engage your audience and remove clutter in your social media posts, email reminders and event pages!
Providing an equitable experience will emphasize your company’s commitment to creating a workplace in which everyone feels comfortable and included.
Employees who experience skill-building and growth at work feel increased job satisfaction. Learn why you should offer live learning to your staff!
Key learnings and takeaways from our May Webinar featuring Pooja Desai at Stripe.
Suns out, funs out! Explore the special days and themes for the month of July!
Recognize and celebrate your employees on their special day!
Meet An, who is on the Sales team! Learn all about how An led a Dumpling Workshop for the Epoch team - using Epoch!
Here are some event ideas that will bring some flare into your employee teams in a socially responsible manner and build on company culture!
June is Pride Month! For this celebration of the LGBTQ+ community, our team at Epoch has put together a few event ideas for your workplace.
Key learnings and takeaways from our April Webinar featuring Fiorella Montero Strassburger at Modus Create.
Make sure to instil long-term practices and policies that foster psychological wellness in your team every day of the year.
This calendar is a guide for you and your team to use as you plan meaningful, internal events and activities virtually for the month of June.
We believe that offering opportunities for parents and their children to spend time together, in a friendly environment, is extremely important.
A list of top employee engagement podcasts that we believe will help you promote employee engagement.
Reframing the office mindset, managing global high-growth offices, increasing engagement in async learning programs, and metrics that really matter.
Whether we decide to transition into a fully remote workplace or follow a hybrid approach, having a smooth onboarding flow is essential!
Learn all about how James hosted jstris a Tetris event for the Epoch team - using Epoch!
Countries like the U.S. are experiencing all-time highs in resignation rates and it doesn't seem to be levelling out anytime soon.
One important theme that we want to focus on in the month of May is Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) Heritage Month.
Bring Your Kids to Work Day is dedicated to students spending their day at the workplace of their parent, guardian, relative, or any adult of choice.
This calendar is a guide for you and your team to use as you plan meaningful, internal events and activities virtually for the month of May.
One way to ensure your workplace maintains a positive and friendly environment is to set up Happy Hour events for your employees!
Continuous learning in the workplace is a great way to enrich your employees’ work experience and improve their productivity and performance.
Learn all about how David hosted Sketchful.io; a Pictionary event for the Epoch team!
National Volunteer Month is a month dedicated to honoring, supporting, celebrating, and appreciating the volunteers within our community.
Mentorship is an excellent professional tool that fosters connections amongst employees. Here is why you should connect employees through mentorships.
On this day, we recognize the damage that our Earth currently faces and use this time to take action against climate change, while honoring the importance of proper maintenance of the planet we live on.
The past years have seen a record number of employees leave their jobs for better opportunities, increasing turnover rate in many organizations.
Here are some things to consider before you start filling your team’s schedule up with a ton of events and activities.
To help with onboarding, we have gathered a list of the most common and essential onboarding steps and tasks.
It is extremely important to ensure that your workplace is a positive and uplifting environment. One way to do so is to acknowledge common Learning and Development topics and themes that you can bring into your own team.
One important factor that all companies should value is hosting wellness events and programs for their employees.
New hires, scaling culture, micro-experiences, budget allocation, ways to communicate programs and events globally, and the onboarding learning curve.
March 17th, also known as St. Patrick’s Day, is the day to celebrate the luck of the Irish! As the pandemic can make it difficult to celebrate in-person, we have compiled a list of exciting virtual events that you and your team can take part in for St. Patrick’s Day!
To be asynchronous or not to be asynchronous? That is the question. Here we explore the benefits and downfalls of asynchronous versus synchronous events, to help you best serve your team’s needs.
This blog series will introduce you to the team members of Epoch to get to know them a little better. Learn more about Angelina's experiences with hosting her first Epoch event!
A challenge for remote teams is maintaining a level of communication among employees that resembles working together in an office.
Explore the special days and themes for the month of April! This calendar is a guide for you and your team to use as you plan meaningful, internal events and activities virtually for the month of April. Bring everyone together this month to celebrate the planet, volunteering, and diversity as a team!
Before we move through 2022, we’ve taken time to reflect on the past year to serve our teams better. Read on for the seven main takeaways from 2021.
Looking for an easy process for your event planning team to follow when planning your next virtual event? Look no further!
By actively focusing on social impact and providing opportunities to build employee engagement, ERG’s boost a company’s dedication to involvement.
Epoch's Team Series will follow each team member‘s events and how they engage the entire team virtually, using the Epoch platform. Learn more about Meg's Team Game Night.
With this shift in work culture, here are tips on building connection and a strong team culture for your remote-first or hybrid team.
The International Women’s Day (IWD) 2022 theme is #BreakTheBias. We can all come together to break our stereotypes, choose to celebrate and value our differences, and choose to challenge the gender bias.
To help with the challenge of creating successful and impactful Learning & Development programs every time, we have gathered a list of the main ingredients for the L&D recipe for success!
February 14th, also known as Valentine’s Day, is the day when we show how appreciative we are towards our loved ones! With the pandemic making it difficult for us all to see our loved ones, we have compiled a list of fun and sweet virtual events that you can take part in on this special and loving day with your coworkers!
Achieving a state of work-life balance can be a challenge at times–especially for those working remotely with work and home life constantly overlapping. Here are three ways to help you improve your work-life balance this year.
Now’s the time to celebrate our differences and find ways to support each other. One way to do so, at work, is to implement Employee Resource Groups (ERGs).
With Lunar New Year just around the corner, here is a list of virtual events and engagement ideas for your team to celebrate this special time.
We all benefit from social interaction–especially those of us who work remotely or are on a team with multiple office locations. What better way to engage with colleagues than by going away on a workation?
Here are five ways to make a virtual onboarding experience as impactful, effective, and connected as in-person onboarding for your new hires!
This past year in 2021, we have seen how Learning and Development (L&D) programming has had to continue to adapt to an ever-changing work environment. The best way to get ahead is to look at the projected trends for this year and make any adjustments to your current programming as needed.
With February right around the corner, it’s time to start planning and focusing on celebrating Black History Month as a team! It’s important to celebrate diversity, equity, and inclusion in the workplace all year long, but is especially top of mind this time of year.
This calendar is a guide for you and your team to use as you plan meaningful, internal events and activities virtually for March.
Support your employee’s New Year’s health intentions by integrating these 5 low-lift wellness activities into the workday.
This new year, as we return to the job and kids return to school, think about how you can be there for the parents on your team while they navigate their dual responsibilities.
Epoch has put together a list of vendors that we recommend for all of your event needs! Find vendors for company swag, employee recognition, employee gifts, and more!
At Epoch we have put together a step-by-step Event Planning Playbook to help you plan and execute events seamlessly.
Here is a list of the special days and themes for the month of February 2022! With a focus on celebrating Black History Month and spreading love.
Bringing everyone together doesn’t have to break the bank! Nurture your employees’ work relationships by engaging them in cost-effective activities.
If a big holiday bash is off the table or you’ve simply run out of time, we have put together some tips on how to host a successful event that’s simple and quick to pull together!
There are many fun ways to celebrate the holiday season with your team. Don’t be afraid to keep it simple especially if you are short on time! Your staff will be grateful that you’re making an effort to bring them together in celebration!
Here is a list of the special days and themes for the month of January! With a focus on workplace events for employee wellness.
Epoch compiled a list of the major employee events, special days, and monthly themes for the workplace to be aware of for all of 2022!
This holiday season, find ways to include your entire team–remote or in-person–in a year-end celebration. Read on for tips on how to host a smooth hybrid holiday event for everyone.
This calendar is a guide for you and your team to use as you plan meaningful, internal events and activities virtually for December. This month has a focus on Universal Human Rights Month.
With parents having to balance having kids at home while working, Epoch created a list of fun and engaging kid friendly activities to support parents.
This calendar is a guide for you and your team to use as you plan meaningful, internal events and activities virtually for November.
National Hispanic Heritage Month is celebrated each year across the United States from September 15 to October 15. It’s a time to celebrate and recognize the contributions of American Hispanics and their achievements throughout the years.
This calendar is a guide for you and your team to use as you plan meaningful, internal events and activities virtually for the month of October.
This calendar is a guide for you and your team to use as you plan meaningful, internal events and activities virtually for the month of September.
Epoch's Team Series will follow each team member‘s events and how they engage the entire team virtually, using the Epoch platform. Learn more about Averil's coffee tasting & learning chat event.
Now that summer is well underway and the return to office is happening for many companies, it brings new challenges to planning successful events for the entire team.
Epoch's Team Series will follow each team member‘s events and how they engage the entire team virtually, using the Epoch platform. Learn more about Tim's Dungeons & Dragons event.
Bring everyone together for the month of August to focus on celebrating national civility month and spread kindness.
Juneteenth happens every year on June 19th, but that doesn’t mean you only honor this special day one day a year. You can celebrate this special day all month long.
The return to office is on the horizon for many companies. It can be daunting as it has been over a year since the full team has been in office and there are many health regulations to follow.
The month of July is the start of planning and hosting some virtual (soon in-person) summer celebrations for your team.
Pride month is a time where everyone can celebrate and embrace who they are and let the rainbow flags fly high.
Virtual internal event and activity ideas for June. Bring everyone together this month to focus on celebrating Pride.
With this new way of living and working from home, it is important to check in on your employees and offer them virtual ways of improving their mental health and well-being.
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