International Fun at Work Day 2019 is observed on April 1 aimed at having a bit of fun in office in between all the work. On this day, the office management puts in a bit of effort to celebrate the day. Various events and activities are organised to lighten the work pressure on employees. The day is globally observed after it came into being in 1996. The day is observed on April 1 to coincide with April Fools' Day during which people prank each other.

Many offices also let their employees play light-hearted April Fools' Day pranks in offices. The aim of the activity is to have a little fun at work that can improve employee productivity. It also helps bring out the creative part of employee letting them think beyond their work-related affairs. International Fun at Work Day is believed to make employees happy which in return improves their productivity. At places, people play music and play different games and organise competitions. Best April Fools’ Day 2019 Pranks: Done With Boring 1st April Tricks? Here’s a List of Unique and Off-Beat Ideas for Your Friends, Family or Colleagues!

On International Fun at Work Day 2019, check out games that can be played at workplaces:

And in case you plan to prank your co-workers, here are five simple pranks you can try:

The day should not be mistaken for Fun At Work Day which is celebrated on January 28 every year. Some offices throw parties for their employees on this day and even let them leave early. Office management also organises competitions among employees and often inspiration is taken from TV series like The Office, Parks & Recreation, 30 Rock or Workaholics. Some offices also let employees bring their pet to work on this day. We wish everyone celebrating Happy International Fun at Work Day 2019!

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