Friday, December 10, 2010

About Today: What Not to Do at the Office Party 12/07/10

From Jen Hubley, your About Today Editor
The most wonderful time of the year is also potentially dangerous for your career, especially if you're engaging in the annual ritual known as the holiday party.

Top 7 Office Party Gaffes 
What seems like a good chance to blow off some steam with your colleagues can turn into a corporate event you'll regret for the rest of your career.
Top Office Party Blunders You've Experienced? 
I still remember things that happened at holiday parties at the beginning of my career. There's nothing more frightening than the moment when people have had just enough to drink to decide they're really funny.
Should You Drink at the Holiday Party? 
You can avoid that problem by not drinking at all at the party. Which also gives you the opportunity to be soberly amused while other people are putting lampshades on their heads.
How to Survive the Office Party 
This is the best advice I've heard so far about office parties: "The annual office holiday party is more 'office' than 'party.'"

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