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Got New Hires? Here's How to Build Team Spirit in the Remote World. In these WFH times, you have to get creative to foster a sense of belonging.

By Chris Litster Edited by Frances Dodds

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On a recent morning, I had breakfast with 12 of our newest hires. But don't worry — we kept our social distance.

Pre-pandemic, I used to do these breakfast meet-and-greets in-person over coffee and pastries. Today we met on Zoom over bowls of cereal, mailed out in advance as part of a new-hire welcome kit. Nothing fancy, at all — but I left feeling pretty inspired.

Why? Because I had a chance to actually get to know the people behind the resumes and, maybe, show them that company values like belonging and pride are more than words in an onboarding package.

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