Breaks in the course of the workday are important to our well-being. Amid worker burnout and a human vitality disaster within the office, we wish to assist in any means we will.1 Whereas a 15-minute break out of your pc received’t repair every little thing, our analysis exhibits that even brief breaks enable your mind to reset from the stress of back-to-back conferences.2 It’s a bite-sized step anybody can take.
Enter the THINVITE
That’s why throughout Nationwide Cookie Month, Microsoft 365 and OREO THINS are teaming as much as create the THINVITE, a 15-minute snack break delivered straight to your calendar—and your door.
Every THINVITE calendar maintain will embody a particular Microsoft Groups reside occasion hyperlink to the leisure each office is hungry for—a glimpse right into a day on the workplace for eight playful pups. The brief video, Return to Pawfice, will debut in the course of the first snack break on November 1, 2022, and stream throughout every THINVITE session. Anybody with the hyperlink can be a part of!
And because it wouldn’t be a snack break with out snacks, we’re additionally dropping a limited-edition OREO THINS Snack Break Growth Cookie Pack. Every growth pack consists of custom-packaged OREO THINS emblazoned with useful workplace ideas from the enduring Microsoft workplace assistant, Clippy, plus a particular accent—the must-have Clippy Dippy, designed to maintain your palms milk-free whereas dunking cookies throughout your snack break.3
To have fun the collab, we’re additionally bringing OREO THINS emojis to Microsoft Groups—simply sort “oreo” or “oreoyum” in your Groups chat emoji search field to search out them. The OREO emojis will seem beneath within the compose bar, simply click on or faucet the one you wish to ship and press Enter or Ship. They’re the right approach to playfully remind your colleagues to hit refresh with a break.
To study extra concerning the collaboration, go to the OREO THINVITE web page and signal as much as be a part of us for a break from 2 to 2:15 PM EDT or 11:00 to 11:15 AM PDT on November 1-3, 2022.
And bear in mind to maintain it going!
We’ve had a good time working with OREO THINS and planning the THINVITEs. However we additionally wish to underscore the aim behind the enjoyable: breaks are an important a part of your workday to assist wellbeing. That’s why we construct options into applied sciences like Microsoft Viva to assist individuals schedule focus periods, meditate and put aside time for breaks.
We wish to empower everybody to take time for breaks. Simply bear in mind to BYOM—convey your individual milk!
1Why Leaders Can’t Ignore the Human Power Disaster, Kathleen Hogan, Microsoft. September 15, 2022.
2Analysis Proves Your Mind Wants Breaks, WTI Pulse Report, Microsoft. April 20, 2021.
3Restricted availability. Go to OREO.com/THINVITE for particulars.