Party time with co-workers can be fun, and a great opportunity to network and rub shoulders with those higher up on the career ladder.
There are plenty of excuses to throw an office shindig, and whether it's in the workplace, at an off site meeting, a nearby pub or restaurant, or a company picnic, a break from the day-to-day routines of work can be a welcome relief - or a real stress inducer.
Smile. Relax. But also remember that there are major differences between partying with
friends and office mates.
Around the Web, check out expert guides with insider tips and information on traditional office dress codes, the ground rules of behavior, as well as themes, activities, and decorations that fit the bill for company outings or formal office celebrations ...
Office-Party Behavior Affects Career Advancement - The company party is a chance to make an impression, with tips for the socially inept, suggestions for what to say and how to behave, plus advice on making contacts on this extra special day of the year.
Company Picnic - Party411.com features a complete how-to for planning a perfect picnic with ideas for fun & games, team building activities & entertainment.
Holiday Office Party Ideas - LoveToKnow guide offers great ideas on games & activities, office party themes, and related how-to articles and resources.