The abhorrent conduct of a few does not mean that your company should cancel all celebrations and keep employees from socializing. Jay Starkman Published 11:00 am CST, Wednesday, December 19, 2018 Photo: Skynesher | Getty Images Photo: Skynesher | Getty Images Image 1 of / 1 Caption Close Image 1 of 1 Photo: Skynesher | Getty Images Company Holiday Party This Week? In the Era of #MeToo, Exercise ... Caution. 1 / 1 Back to Gallery The idealized vision of the ambitious startup -- fueled by passionate employees who work long hours, day in and day out, sacrificing salary for stock options -- is not far from the truth. That's why, for owners and managers, whether they're … [Read more...] about Company Holiday Party This Week? In the Era of #MeToo, Exercise … Caution.
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Watch master mixologist Pam Wiznitzer sling drinks at the 'Entrepreneur' office party. Patrick Carone Published 2:00 pm CST, Tuesday, December 18, 2018 Photo: Gruizza | Getty Images Photo: Gruizza | Getty Images Image 1 of / 1 Caption Close Image 1 of 1 Photo: Gruizza | Getty Images How to Make 7 Awesome Holiday Cocktails (Video) 1 / 1 Back to Gallery We've already shown you the tastiest cocktails to serve at your office holiday party, but if you'd really like to achieve expert-level status, may we suggest watching the best in the business in action. Pam Wiznitzer, master mixologist at Henry at Life Hotel in New York, recently bartended at the Entrepreneur holiday party, … [Read more...] about How to Make 7 Awesome Holiday Cocktails (Video)
Philadelphia Gay News publisher and longtime LGBT activist Mark Segal and his husband, Jason Villemez, hosted their annual holiday party on Saturday, Dec. 15 at their Society Hill home. This year at the party, they also celebrated the acquisition of Mark Segal's artifacts documenting his almost 50-year career in LGBTQ activism from Stonewall to today by the Smithsonian's National Museum of American History . The annual party was packed with folks from all walks of life, politicians, business associates, friends and family. Stopping by to wish Mark and Jason a happy holiday included David L. Cohen, executive VP of Comcast, and his wife Rhonda Cohen, Judge Dan Anders, Supreme Court Justice Kevin Dougherty, Jim Schultz, former Associate White House Counsel for U.S. President Donald J. Trump, and Councilman At-Large Al Taubenberger. The highlight of the evening was when former Governor Ed Rendell, along with state senator Sharif Street, Merry Woods, and … [Read more...] about PHOTOS: Mark Segal’s annual holiday party
Q Almost every year, my office's holiday party is scheduled to take place the weeknight before my biggest deadline of the year. And, as before, I'm planning on skipping the party. Apparently, this annoys some of my co-workers, who in previous years have sent me all-caps emails urging me to attend. The thing is, even if I do find the time to make it to the party, I will probably be so preoccupied with the next day's work that I can't imagine being very good company. But I'm painfully aware that it looks bad for me not to go. Although I get along well with most everyone, my job requires a great deal of concentration in an open-plan office, and so I'm not always as friendly and approachable as I should be at work. So do I try to attend and make the best of it, even if my presence doesn't add much? Or do I just live with my co-workers' disapproval? The party venue is very close -- easily walking distance.A: Ordinarily, deciding whether to attend a social event boils down to one … [Read more...] about Is the office holiday party a must-do?
Rachel Gillett, provided by Published 11:26 am CST, Saturday, December 15, 2018 VGstockstudio/Shutterstock Holiday party season is upon us. Business Insider asked readers to share their wildest work party stories. There's a good way to avoid, say, chipping your coworker's tooth, as one of our readers did: Don't drink too much. No matter how many times we warn you against letting loose at the company holiday party, some people just don't listen. But it's important to remember that you're still on company time, and how you behave matters. As a lesson to us all, we asked readers and combed the web for wild stories of office holiday parties past. Here are some of the most cringe-worthy: Some answers have been edited for clarity. 'Our new janitor has no idea why everyone is treating him so nicely' rik-shaw/flickr "There was this quiet, old janitor that worked our office building who was scheduled to retire on Christmas, so our Christmas … [Read more...] about 27 of the wildest office holiday party stories we’ve ever heard