holiday season brings out the dormant decorator in everyone. There's
just something about passing seasonal store windows and streets
lit with cheerful lights that makes you want to have that holiday
feeling around you all day long.
decor with holiday cheer can result in odd work environments.
Before you go all out with your tinsel and garlands, make sure
your work space holiday decorations will meet with the approval
of your coworkers and boss.
Here are a few things to keep in mind when
decorating your cubicle for the holidays:
bunnies don't look like snowballs, so clean your workspace before
and after you decorate for the holidays.
2. An eight
foot Christmas tree probably won't fit in a 6' x 6' cubicle
and neither will a life-size sculpture of Rudolph. Make sure
your decorations are limited to your space and that you still
have room to work productively.
3. Despite the fact that decorating for
the holidays is probably more interesting than anything your boss could throw at you, keep yourself
out of the line of "fire" and decorate your workspace before or after your work day.
isn't just for Christmas trees. Be environmentally-conscious
by keeping electricity usage to a minimum. Popcorn
strings and candy canes might upset co-workers on strict diets
and attract unwanted visitors.
that the office is still a place of business, so resist the
urge to comment on coworker's enthusiasm for the holidays, or
lack thereof. Research your company's holiday decorating policy
before stringing anything up...or else you might be the one
on hiatus in the new year.
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