Seminars near Paris: La Prairie opens for business
It's finally open for bookings! We've been waiting months to unveil the first fully renovated house designed by The Oasis House. Just like the experience we wanted to bring to teams on a seminar near Paris or families wanting to celebrate an event in Seine-et-Marne, this oasis has been thought of as an ideal date with Mother Nature. Shall we show you around? We bet this atypical venue for a seminar in the Paris region won't leave you unmoved.
New team building trends
Because there's a before and an after to the Covid-19 crisis when it comes to corporate life, seminars are reinventing themselves to keep pace with new ways of working, such as the acceleration of telecommuting and flex-office practices. Indeed, organizations need to keep their staff close-knit and committed to the success of their missions, even when they're away from the office. So, what are the new team building trends? What in-house event can you organize this year to meet employees' expectations? We take a look at the latest innovations in the sector.
What program for your country retreat?
You've defined your objectives, drawn up your list of participants, worked out your budget... Now it's time to design your seminar program in the countryside and choose the activities that will punctuate your trip. When it comes to organizing an event such as team building, ideas abound and it can be difficult to select activities that will bring people together. As experts in the field of business trips, in this article we'll be giving you some advice on how to satisfy (and surprise) your employees while meeting your HR challenges. What are the essential components to integrate into your team outing? Using real-life examples, we'll take a look at the elements that will make your residential seminar a success.
Strengthening team cohesion at seminars: our tips
Team spirit is a key value in the world of sport, but it has also become a key factor in the corporate world. As a result, HR teams are devoting more and more of their time to developing a sense of team spirit, through team-building events and team breaks. Why should all organizations take up this subject? How can team cohesion be strengthened during a seminar? Here are our tips for consolidating group dynamics outside the office.
What's the budget for a corporate seminar?
Meeting and socializing outside the office has become a must, whether to consolidate your employer brand or to spread your corporate culture. So you've decided to take your employees on a professional getaway, but you don't know what the budget for a company seminar should be. Which costs are most important? What costs shouldn't be overlooked? We can help you estimate the costs of your next seminar or team building event.
How do you create a strong corporate culture?
A pleasant working environment, transparent communication, strengthened team spirit, stimulated creativity or even a tenfold sense of belonging - these are the fruits you'll reap by installing a strong corporate culture within your organization. Perhaps you find this notion a little vague? In this article, we'll take a closer look at what goes into creating a strong corporate culture and a shared vision of the organization.
Company seminars in the countryside: 5 reasons to give it a try
A corporate retreat is a chance to bring together team members or the whole company off-site. Strategy presentations, exotic coworking sessions, victories to celebrate - these are just some of the reasons for organizing these getaways between colleagues. It's an opportunity to forge new bonds with office mates, and to ensure smooth day-to-day cooperation. When it comes to inviting employees to a team building event, the possibilities are vast. Why should you opt for a company seminar in the countryside? In this article, we explain the many advantages.
How do you communicate as a team?
What are the reasons that drive employees to join a company? After the stability of the contract and the interest of the mission, working people answer that it's the atmosphere among colleagues that encourages them to join a company. This is also the second criterion that encourages employees to recommend their employer. Communicating well as a team is therefore crucial to attracting talent, but also to the company's performance. Conversely, poor information flow at work generates tension and anxiety. It can eat away at an employee's daily enjoyment and motivation. So, what are the methods for facilitating dialogue within an organization?
Concentration at work: 7 ways to increase it
In our hyper-connected society, staying focused at work is becoming increasingly complex. With more and more notifications on our smartphones and more and more time spent on social networks, there is even talk of a crisis of attention that would bring us closer to that observed in goldfish...So how do you stay efficient throughout the day? What actions can you take to improve your concentration at work and boost your performance? 7 tips from our team to boost your productivity, to try out now.
Company anniversary: how to celebrate success?
Whether it's a new visual identity, a competition or the re-release of cult products, many brands take advantage of a company anniversary to communicate with their customers. Celebrating it externally is good for your image, but marking this milestone with your employees is a must. Celebrate it with those who work daily for its development! What actions should be put in place within the company to celebrate its anniversary? How can you celebrate it with your staff while working on your HR issues? Here are a few ideas to make this celebration a motivation booster for your employees.
The benefits of nature for productivity at work
Nights in yurts or perched cabins, micro-adventures, reconnecting with the living - country living nurtures a new, highly desirable imagination. It's a time that stretches out and calls us to take our heads away from our screens. The green exodus of many teleworkers during the summer holidays has shown that combining a lunch break in the garden with an afternoon videoconference is far from utopian. The popularity of telecommuting is perhaps due to the many productivity-enhancing benefits of nature. Why is nature good for us? Let's get down to some green therapy!
Employees' mental health: 5 solutions to preserve it
Confinement, inflation, climate change: the mental health of the French has been particularly hard hit in recent years. Mental health is defined as "a state of well-being that enables everyone to achieve their full potential". Companies are obviously concerned by this issue. Keeping employees at full capacity means maintaining productivity and reducing absenteeism in the office. And that's good news! Employees want their employer to support them in these matters. In this article, we present five concrete solutions for promoting good mental health among employees.
Motivating your teams: how can you get them involved on a daily basis?
Having unmotivated employees on the payroll is not without consequences for the company and its results. Finding the right ways to energize a team takes time, as motivations vary from one individual to another. Compensation is obviously a strong driver, but there are other ways of motivating employees without increasing their salary. Here are a few solutions to explore to motivate your teams.
Generation Z: different professional expectations?
The new entrants to the professional world are Generation Z, born between 1997 and 2010. By 2025, this generation will represent 27% of the working population in OECD member countries. They are described as ultra-connected. Normal, when you've never known the world without the Internet and you've grown up with a smartphone. Were young people and work better before? Do digital natives make better employees than their elders? Are they harder to recruit and retain? Let's draw together a portrait of Generation Z and its professional expectations.
Team building with original activities: 9 ideas to plan
The corporate seminar is reinventing itself to ensure team cohesion and employee loyalty. Whether outdoors or indoors, here's a roundup of bookable entertainment to ensure your employees leave with tenfold motivation.
How to retain employees? 4 major levers
Retaining employees within a company. It is important to pay well, offer social benefits but also flexibility and balance between professional and personal life. Managers, be attentive to the expectations and needs of your employees by organizing regular interviews!
Onboarding a new employee: how to succeed?
Successfully integrating a new employee into a company! Onboarding is crucial for the development, commitment and attachment of the new employee. How to successfully onboard a new employee? Here are some simple actions to make the difference with an integration course.
How to reach your professional goals in 3 steps?
For many of us, the month of January is synonymous with good resolutions and the projection of actions we wish to accomplish during the year. Whether professional or personal, we draw up milestones for the coming months and list projects we want to see come to fruition. In this article, we'll describe the three phases involved in realizing your ambitions at work.
Telecommuting: rethinking the balance between personal and professional life
In 2020, spurred on by the health context, many companies turned to telecommuting. The cohabitation of the professional world and the private sphere has been a matter of experimentation, between the joy of seeing loved ones more often, and adapting to Zoom meetings. But with the advent of telecommuting, it seems more important than ever to cultivate a work-life balance. Here's how.
Organizing a corporate seminar: our recommendations
Over the past few years, working methods have been constantly reinvented: hybrid work, full remote, flex-office, etc. Setting aside time to get to know each other during a team-building event can be a good way of building trusting relationships between employees. Discover all our tips for organizing a successful company seminar.
Why organize a residential seminar?
Organizing a company seminar is always a key event in the year. Yet the task is far from straightforward... By taking the time to get together outside the box, to disconnect from a sometimes restrictive routine, we encourage team cohesion and unleash creativity in a more lasting way.