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NATIONAL FUN AT WORK DAY - January 28

National Fun At Work Day - Last Friday in January

NATIONAL FUN AT WORK DAY

Fight the workday doldrums during National Fun At Work Day on the last Friday in January! National Day Calendar makes it so easy to do when everyone around the workplace has a birthday for one example. Just head over to Search here! and enter any date for the current week (January 28 for example) to discover National Days to celebrate at work.

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Many people spend a good portion of their lives at work, so why should they not try to enjoy it? While looking to find fun things to do at work, let your imagination be the leader. Make sure to obtain your boss’s approval for whatever fun and exciting things you choose to do. Better yet, get your boss involved in the fun!

Dave Hemseth and Leslie Yerkes, co-authors of 301 Ways to Have Fun at Work say, “Organizations that integrate fun into work have lower levels of absenteeism, greater job satisfaction, increased productivity, and less downtime.”

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HOW TO OBSERVE #FunAtWorkDay

  • Host a boss look-alike contest.
  • Organize a chili cook-off.
  • Go office to office singing random songs.
  • Create a healthy potluck with a variety of fruits and veggies.
  • Set up a corn hole game in the break room or in any appropriate space.
  • Celebrate the National Days with National Day Calendar

Use #FunAtWorkDay to post on social media.

NATIONAL FUN AT WORK DAY HISTORY

National Day Calendar continues researching the origins of this fun workday holiday. In the meantime, we will be having fun at work.

Fun At Work FAQ

Q. I work from home. Is this day for me?
A. Whether you work from home or work with others, National Fun At Work Day is for you. 

Q. Are there other fun work-related holidays on the calendar?
A. Yes. Check these out:

DATES
28 January 2022
27 January 2023
26 January 2024
31 January 2025
30 January 2026
29 January 2027
28 January 2028
29 January 2029
25 January 2030
31 January 2031