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... Read More »
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),... Read More »
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. Read More »
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... Read More »
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... Read More »
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... Read More »
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... Read More »
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... Read More »
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... Read More »