Virtual Team Building Done Right

Virtual team building: How do you do a team-building train when most of your staff is in lockdown? You get artistic! DIJGTAL’s complete Sydney staff had been in lockdown for nearly three months because of the Delta COVID outbreak in Australia.

With no finish in sight of when lockdown legal guidelines can be lifted, it was determined that the staff wanted a enjoyable, difficult and what was discovered to be a considerably aggravating distraction — a digital cook-off!

22 cooks, 17 substances, 1.5hrs to create a culinary masterpiece. The DIJGIChef problem was an ideal method to share some laughs, carry out some wholesome competitors, and naturally, some nervous sweats!

Challengers have been delivered a field of substances just a few days earlier than the problem and have been tasked with developing with recipes that might use as lots of the substances as potential. They have been additionally allowed to include 5 further substances, plus any standard pantry gadgets to create their dish.

The ensuing dishes have been scrumptious demonstrations of the fantastic cultural combine throughout the DIJGTAL staff. Some folks pulled on outdated household recipes, others fused conventional and fashionable strategies, whereas some had by no means cooked an entire hen earlier than!

The staff over at DIJGTAL put collectively a enjoyable video commemorating their expertise collectively, test it out beneath!

The DIJGIChef Challenge from DIJGTAL on Vimeo.

Team Members Commented on the Experience

Donna White stated:

I liked seeing “another room” outdoors of the standard rectangle of Monday-Friday, together with everybody’s fams, youngsters, canines, abilities, and naturally the bants. But primarily I liked that everybody joined in, what a bunch of heroes 🙌🏻♥️

Adam Natiq stated:

What a enjoyable train! I truly discovered how intuitive cooking may be, particularly in case you comply with some primary guidelines.

Steph Lloyd stated:

It was my probability to fairly actually make it or break it.

Kevin Van stated:

We normally eat hen within the type of nuggets. I don’t know what they have been considering giving us an entire chook to prepare dinner! Honestly, although, it was a enjoyable expertise to get pleasure from with everybody on the identical journey— however thank goodness for my girlfriend, I don’t suppose I might have made it.

Disha Rathod stated:

This was one of many funniest challenges I’ve ever performed. It was hilarious seeing everybody battling their chickens. I liked how all of the dishes turned out — it made lockdown enjoyable.

Mark Nickson, Co-Founder and Managing Partner of DIJGTAL added:

Working from house has had its challenges, and one factor that’s so essential for us is to make sure our staff feels linked and know they’ve the assist of all of us — whether or not work-related or private, we all the time have one another’s backs – Virtual team building.

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DIJGTAL is an innovation-led strategic design and advertising and marketing company, with places of work in Sydney, Vancouver, and Los Angeles.


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