It’s Christmas time!
That means time off from work, festive office décor, and, of course, the annual office Christmas party. And since it’s a party, anything goes, right?
Despite often being labeled parties, corporate Christmas celebrations are a minefield of possible human resources investigations, ranging from sexual harassment to bullying to gossip. Drama can and does happen. For management, this can be a stressful time.
Many workers don’t realize that when they attend the office Christmas party, they’re on company time, clocked in or not, and that professional behavior is expected—just as professional as they would be in the office.
Not every employee knows exactly what to look out for—the maze of potential office party drama can be difficult to navigate because of the informal tone of the event. So to help you out, let’s take a look at these 7 sure-fire ways of getting fired at the office Christmas party.
Don’t do these things.