10 Ways to Avoid an Office Party Disaster: Holiday Edition
* These tips may or may not represent lessons learned by rtraction employees, former or otherwise.
Things could get a little awkward after vacation when you're back at work and thinking clearly.
Limit alcohol intake.
You don't want to tap out at 10:30pm and end up with an unforgiving nickname.
Don't do something silly like wear an ugly sweater or themed pajamas.
Especially if you plan on drinking. Also, hellooooo food! #nomnomnom
Don't make a speech.
Singing 'Auld Lang Syne' for the duration of a gift exchange is also not a good idea.
Avoid shop talk.We're here for a good time, not a long time.
Don't bring a former employee as your guest.
They don't work with you anymore for a reason. Let's leave the awkward at home.
Don't tell your boss and/or co-worker you love them.
Unless you're married to them.
Don't flirt with co-workers or their significant others.
This includes trying to convince your boss's wife to go skinny dipping.
Ensure you leave the party wearing your own clothes.
Good rule year 'round.