Poll: Workers Who Wear Halloween Costumes to Work More Engaged

Chris Gaetano
Published Date:
Oct 31, 2017

A survey of 953 employees found that those who can dress up at work for Halloween are more motivated, more proud of their organizations, more likely to recommend it as a good place to work, and support the its values, according to CNBC. Overall, 45 percent of those polled said they were allowed to wear costumes to work on Halloween, 35 percent said no, and 20 percent were unsure. Of the 45 percent able to dress up: 

* 73 percent said they were highly motivated to contribute to their organization's success, versus 58 percent of those who can't dress up. 

* 68 percent said they are proud to tell others they work for their organization, versus 58 percent. 

* 65 percent would recommend their organization to a friend as a good place to work, versus 49 percent. 

* 73 percent said they support the values of their organization, versus 58 percent. 

CNBC said that being able to dress up for Halloween at work may suggest a more social workplace, which in turn can boost overall morale. 

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