Holiday Party

  • Why Skipping Your Company Holiday Party Is A Bad Idea

    Why Skipping Your Company Holiday Party Is A Bad Idea

    Attendance often expected but survey says only 2 in 5 will attend

    Many people think nothing of skipping their company's end of year festivities, but this is one party you really should attend. Continue Reading

  • 7 Things NOT To Do At The Office Holiday Party

    7 Things NOT To Do At The Office Holiday Party

    It's been a great year, you've worked really hard, and your company has brought back the holiday party to reward the team for a job well done. According to one survey, 9 out of 10 employers plan to hold a holiday bash this year. Before you pop the champagne, be mindful that your behavior at the holiday bash... Continue Reading

  • Employees Bonus Expectations High In 2011, Cash Is King

    Employees Bonus Expectations High In 2011, Cash Is King

    Employees are sending a clear message this holiday season: they expect a bonus and they want it to be cold, hard cash. And forget the holiday party, even with an open bar. A new survey by Harris Interactive® finds that the majority of employees say they would prefer a cash bonus this year (72 percent),... Continue Reading

  • Danger Zone: 9 Tips For Partying With Your Boss

    Danger Zone: 9 Tips For Partying With Your Boss

    Steer clear of these career-crunchers at your office holiday party By Charyn Pfeuffer When the fantasy of your hot co-worker playing with your hair becomes a boss-holding-your ponytail-while-you-puke reality, you've officially committed a faux pas at the office holiday party. Continue Reading

  • 5 Job-Hunter Tips Through The Holidays

    5 Job-Hunter Tips Through The Holidays

    By Meghan M. Biro Unemployment refuses to drop below nine percent, which means real unemployment -- counting all the people making do, juggling multiple part-time jobs and the people who've given up on looking -- is probably much closer to 15 percent. This reality, for those of us struggling to make ends... Continue Reading

  • Top 10 Things Not To Do At The Office Holiday Party

    Top 10 Things Not To Do At The Office Holiday Party

    It's that most wonderful time of the year. Mistletoe, eggnog and holiday parties in the office make employment lawyers rub their hands together with glee. That's because we get very busy in January after all the party-related firings. There's sexual harassment, discrimination, recriminations, finger-pointing... Continue Reading

  • Annoying Co-Workers: Holiday Edition

    Annoying Co-Workers: Holiday Edition

    By Robert Half International Frosty the Snowman isn't the only character coming your way this holiday season. In fact, the annual arrival of mistletoe, garland and gingerbread cookies can transform a normally rational and well-mannered employee into another person entirely. Here are some memorable... Continue Reading

  • This Year, Employees Don't Want A Holiday Party

    This Year, Employees Don't Want A Holiday Party

    Of all the perks employees could get this season, a holiday party scrapes the bottom of the list. Times are still tight right now, and Americans would way prefer a cash bonus, a raise, or paid time off over a few hours of drunken catharsis and a slab of mediocre fruitcake. A recent online survey by the jobs... Continue Reading

  • Four Things NOT to Do at the Holiday Office Party

    Four Things NOT to Do at the Holiday Office Party

    Tis' the season for frivolity and fun -- even at work. If you're fortunate (or perhaps unfortunate) enough to have a holiday office party this year, here are four activities you may want to avoid doing if you want to keep your dignity intact. Not convinced? We provided examples to demonstrate just how damaging... Continue Reading

  • The Dreaded Office Holiday Party: The Grinch Disguised in Santa's Clothing?

    The Dreaded Office Holiday Party: The Grinch Disguised in Santa's Clothing?

    By Gwen Parkes Workplace Parties Equal Holiday Stress With the holidays in full swing, you have probably already received an invitation to your office's annual holiday party and begun to wrestle with the yearly workplace dilemma: "Do I attend?" Annual holiday parties are stressors for many people because it... Continue Reading