Mosseri has stressed this at all-hands meetings
and in an emails to his employees, current and former Instagram employees told CNBC in May.
Employees enjoy flexible work locations and hours, fully paid health insurance, free drinks and snacks in the offices, weekly office lunches, biannual all-hands meetings
to connect and bond with colleagues, holiday and seasonal activities and individual company sponsored trips and learning experiences open to the entire organization.
In addition, when it comes to the more staid all-hands meetings
, the freemium model might work nicely.
"Large screens in the center of the eating area allow for entertainment, special announcements and set the stage for vibrant all-hands meetings
. Stunning graphics from Designtex create the connection to our company's Southern California heritage and broad geography." Create office amenities that shine with these considerations.
The company even records its weekly all-hands meetings
and disseminates it so that others can watch from home at their own leisure.
Including the topic as part of the regular communications battle rhythm and at all-hands meetings
are good ways to help ensure that everyone understands the effort.
Some practices are refreshingly unique, such as the weekly all-hands meetings
still chaired by the founders, and Larry Page meeting every shortlisted candidate before an offer is made (bear in mind Google has 60,000 employees and hired 10,000 in the last two years).
Using vicarious experience to provide educations skits increased participation and fun in all-hands meetings
held with more than six hundred camp staff and caterers--also decreasing their rates of injury in the field.
From Halloween costume contests and impromptu sales competitions to regular all-hands meetings
, Barhorst strives to keep spirits high inside his offices.
Use corporate blogs, all-hands meetings
and the company's intranet to enforce the message.
Whether in all-hands meetings
, work group report-outs, or executive site tours, far too often, employees perceived these interactions as "closely controlled and scripted." Detert and Trevino drew this conclusion: