USE CASE - WATER COOLER
Reduce employee discord with informal meetings while working remotely
Recreate those special water cooler moments and build a harmonious hybrid culture.
Water Cooler reminds you how important it is to take the time to unwind and bond with coworkers
Bring the best parts of the company culture to life, motivate employees to participate in the innovation pipeline, and socialize simultaneously. Create various channels with different interests and hangout themes.
Since the Water cooler members are mixed randomly, this fantastic option brings back the magic of in-person conversations with coworkers. The Slack integration makes it easy to switch between work and casual conversations and enables team members to socialize.
WaySeven Technologies is a software services provider, working with a fully hybrid team since 2020.
When the pandemic hit, they dealt with a lack of #community, sharing, and the need to help their teams track their daily progress better. They found their solution with CULTURATE and one of their favorite, the Water Cooler feature.
Hosting a virtual Water Cooler meeting like a pro
Create an inclusive environment for the entire team. Once you set up the random meeting organizer, invite colleagues to the dedicated Slack channel. Create virtual water cooler moments by posting prompts, starting games or questions, playing trivia, and sharing funny pictures or stories on the dedicated channel. Keep the conversations as natural and fun as possible while avoiding work topics.
Water Cooler moments enable your remote working team to take a break from work, have informal conversations with other team members, support new ideas in a casual environment and allow employees who are not in the same team to meet and chat.
Boost the sense of community and the feeling of inclusion
Water cooler random moments promote informal interactions between coworkers, which can become an opportunity to improve engagement and collaboration and strengthen team spirit in the culture of the hybrid workspace. Casual water cooler meetings enable employees to enjoy, relax and have fun in the simplest positive way.
WaySeven Technologies continues to use Culturate as an integral part of their company culture.
“Most of our employees work remotely and flexibly, especially those with active family lives and time-consuming hobbies. We wanted to make sure they feel as involved as those that have the will and opportunity to come to the office on a more regular basis, and this is where Culturate came in with the life-saving Water cooler feature! We moved to almost daily mini-meets that boosted satisfaction and happiness like nothing else, from barely attending online meetings that had to be scheduled weeks in advance.”
– Dejan Balaban, Product Director, WaySeven
Set it up with your favorite collaboration tool
Connect with the apps you are already using to ensure smooth communication.
Live on Slack, coming soon to Microsoft Teams and Google Hangouts.
Integrated with Google Calendar to make the communication within teams as smooth as possible.
No coding required.