Week InReview: February 3, 2023

How fun are you?

For some, there's nothing less fun than company-sponsored “fun” with co-workers.


It's no longer just a happy hour here and a holiday party there. In the hybrid era, when bosses feel compelled to make up for the reduction of daily chitchat, the quarterly all-hands meeting now comes with a team-building trip to the go-kart track, brewery or ballgame.


Then there's the new avalanche of off-sites, multiday tests of togetherness in which you might be expected to hash out a new sales strategy one minute and the next brave the hotel pool with Speedo Steve and other colleagues, perhaps in a swimsuit of your own. 


— The Wall Street Journal

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