The Future of Workplace Design Hinges on Fostering Social Connection
I feel it every Friday around 4:30 pm. A ping of loneliness has replaced what used to be a time I looked forward to. Friday at 4:30 meant it was almost time to leave my desk and meet my coworkers for cheap wine and free snacks. The office-sponsored happy hour was an organization’s way of saying thank you, but to many of us it was a way to make and foster friendships within the workplace. As one who has relocated more than once, informal corporate events have always proven to be a great way to make new friends in a new city. I think of my friends every Friday and I long for what was. I miss the morning chatter and the late night laughter. I miss the community.
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Article Written By: Megan Hart, NCIDQ
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