On the day after Super Bowl Sunday, it’s estimated that $820 million is lost in productivity, and there will be 1.5 million sick days. If you aren’t sure how to get your employees back on track, this handy guide will help.


1. Seven Ways to Cure Employee Super Bowl Hangover Joey V. Price, MS, PHR Jumpstart:HR, LLC More tips at https://www.jumpstart-hr.com/blog

2. What is Super Bowl Hangover? “Outplacement firm Challenger, Gray & Christmas puts the national lost productivity at $820 million in their 2007 report on the issue. And in a 2008 survey conducted by Harris Interactive for the Workforce Institute at Kronos indicated that 1.5 million people could call in sick and an additional 4.4 million could be late to work the day after the Super Bowl.”

3. 1) Understand the impact of Super Bowl Hangover

4. 2) Schedule meetings in the morning to get employees focused. Source

5. 3) Manage by Walking Around (MBWA) Source

6. 4) Create a window of time for employees to discuss the big game Source

7. 5) Be mindful of the amount of time employees spend on blogs and social media. Source

8. 6) If your workers are remote, pick up the phone and call them to see what their goals are for the day. Source

9. 7) Give employees the day off! Source

10. 8) Extra Point: Practice these tips now, because it only gets worse come March Madness season. Source

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