Happy hour drinks, now on tap at the workplace
Self-pour beer stations and wine bars are bringing happy hour to the workplace, and the benefits of lingering over a brew can boost bottom lines. Connecting with coworkers in a casual environment facilitates free-flowing idea exchange, enhances team efficacy and strengthens the social ties that are key to employee retention.
“With the rise of remote work and flex schedules, after-hours socializing is key to building camaraderie, but actually getting the team together can be a logistical challenge,” says Chris Dey, Director of Retail Amenities at Irvine Company Office.
From an indoor-outdoor bar with firepits to a local brewery’s tap room, here’s where teams are gathering:
“Our customers told us they wanted an easier way to transition from work to after-hours socializing, so we’re bringing happy hour to the workplace.”Chris Dey