Women's History Month is an annual observance celebrated in March to recognize and honor the contributions of women to history, culture, and society. While the month is a great opportunity to learn about the countless women who have made a difference, it's also an important time to reflect on how far we've come (and how far we have yet to go) in achieving gender equity. One important place where we can focus our efforts is in the workplace.
Topics: Office Culture, Play, Employee Engagement, Fun at Work, Human Resources, International Women's Day, Fun, Networking, virtual company events, company morale, in-person events, women's history month
Each year, Employee Appreciation Day falls on the first Friday of March. The week leading up to it is the perfect time to recognize the hard work and dedication of your employees! What's the best way to show your gratitude? By bringing some fun to your workplace, of course!
Topics: Office Culture, Play, Employee Engagement, Fun at Work, Human Resources, Employee Appreciation, Fun, Networking, virtual company events, company morale, in-person events
Did you know that National Fun at Work Day is Friday, January 27?
The beginning of the quarter is always a whirlwind. We know you have meetings to attend, new hires to train, and big goals to reach. With everything going on, it can be hard to find the bandwidth to plan a last-minute get together for your employees.
That's where ZogCulture comes in. Let us take the planning off your plate! We can whip up a fun in-person or virtual event for your company that will leave your employees feeling connected, celebrated, and appreciated.
Topics: Office Culture, Play, Employee Engagement, Fun at Work, Human Resources, Employee Appreciation, Fun, Networking, virtual company events, company morale, in-person events, winter events
Feeling like the holiday season snuck up on you this year? You're not alone. We blinked and December was upon us! If the last quarter of the year was a whirlwind and you didn't get the chance to plan the holiday gathering if your dreams, we're here to help.
In January, your employees will return to work with a fresh sense of excitement for what's in store for 2023. Coming together as a company is a great way to start the year off with a bang!
Topics: Office Culture, Play, Employee Engagement, Fun at Work, Human Resources, Employee Appreciation, Fun, virtual company events, company morale, in-person events, winter events
Looking to bring something fresh, fun, and exciting to your colleagues? Well, get your paddles ready because we’ve got just the idea for you. If you haven’t heard of the sport that’s taking the United States by storm, we guarantee you will soon. As in, right now. Introducing: pickleball.
Topics: Office Culture, Play, Employee Engagement, Fun at Work, Sports, Human Resources, Employee Appreciation, Fun, Pickleball
The holiday season is right around the corner. If you're in a pinch and looking to host a virtual company holiday party, have no fear. We have some tips to make your gathering a success!
Topics: Holiday Party, company holiday party, virtual events, virtual holiday party, free virtual events, winter events
Hispanic Heritage Month is a month-long celebration beginning September 15 and an opportunity to celebrate the diverse culture, rich history, and contributions made by Americans whose ancestors came from Spain, Mexico, the Caribbean and Central and South America.
Looking for ways to celebrate? We're here to help! Take some time as a company to connect and learn through one of these event ideas.
Topics: Play, Team Building, Play at Work, Connection, Culture, Company Culture, diversity and inclusion, Employee Appreciation
Is your company looking for a new, creative way to get employees out of the office? Look no further than a ZogCulture City Hunt!
Topics: Play, Team Building, Play at Work, Connection, Company Culture, field day, outdoor events, City Hunt
When was the last time you kicked back and relaxed?
We all know what happens during our typical 9-5. We answer emails, tackle long to-do lists, attend meetings, and try our best to help our company reach its goals. When it’s time to log off for the day, what do you do for yourself from 5-9?
In honor of National Relaxation Day on August 15th, we’re sharing some ways to feel calm, cool, and collected during your time off the clock.
Topics: Employee Engagement, Company Culture, National Relaxation Day, Relax
Ahh, internships. The perfect way to provide real-world experience to novices while also bringing fresh talent and new perspectives to your company.
If your organization has decided to hire an intern (or bring in a full intern class!), it’s important to take the steps necessary to make their experience a great one. In the long run, this will benefit not just the individuals, but your company, as well.
As you read this, you may be nearing the end of this year’s summer intern program, or you may be gearing up to start a new program in the fall. In the spirit of acknowledging National Intern Day, below are tips for before, during, and after your program to make sure your interns feel recognized and engaged throughout their experience.
Topics: Training, Ideas, Company Culture, Networking, virtual meetings, 52 connections, interns, internship programs
How well do you know your office's neighborhood and your coworkers?
Now that we're returning to work in-person, it's the perfect time to reconnect, make memories, share laughs, and get to know one another. What better way to do so than through a city-wide scavenger hunt?
Through a ZogCulture City Hunt, your company will break into teams and race against the clock to explore popular destinations, take photos, and answer trivia questions. This outdoor game is designed to bring employees out of their shells (and their cubicles)!
Topics: Team Building, Play at Work, Company Culture, Fun, company morale, interns, City Hunt, Explore
Ahh, the Fourth of July. A day full of BBQs, hot dogs, fireworks, and time spent with loved ones. Besides the fact that we get a long weekend (woohoo!), there’s actually a lot to the holiday that most Americans don’t know. Here are a few fun facts to share with your family, friends, and co-workers this week that are sure to spark your patriotic pride.
Topics: Holiday, Holiday Party, Summer Fun
Interested in bringing some summer fun to your office? Beat the heat and gather your colleagues for one of our July featured events. All you need to do is contact us and say you're interested - we'll do the rest!
Topics: Team, Fun at Work, Company Culture, virtual events, summer company events, working from home, Remote Work, Summer Fun
A few weeks ago, I decided to take the next step in my professional career and leave my previous employer to become the Marketing Manager for ZogLife. For me, change can be hard – and sometimes scary – but there was a different type of change that I had to consider when taking this new role: I would be working fully remote. Yup, that meant my bedroom would now be my office, I no longer had an hour-and-twenty-minute commute, and my newest colleague was my dog.
Topics: Team, Employee Experience, Company Culture, virtual events, working from home, Remote Work, New Hire, Marketing Manager