This working life: Fidelity staff find a new sense of harmony in company choir

When a few colleagues got together in the Galway office of Fidelity Investments to sing, they never imagined it would turn into a company-wide, global initiative

‘Many of our members find singing relaxing, helping ease the stress of the workday and providing a real sense of camaraderie’

In common with many firms, Fidelity Investments carefully monitors workplace trends and popular initiatives, some of which might surprise you.

Most interestingly, the introduction of a workplace choir has been increasing in popularity of late as more companies choose this collaborative art to help invigorate, motivate and encourage greater staff participation.

When we started our first choir in our Galway office more than four years ago, we never imagined it would be so successful that ...