Company holiday parties can definitely signify “that time of year.” You can interpret this as you see fit. For some it may mean a holiday horror story when someone got to too sloshed, but for many others it means a time for their company team to gather together and have fun. It may event seem counterintuitive to take time away from the work at one of the busiest times of the year. Heard the term “work hard, play hard?” This might just make sense, especially if your employees might be experiencing low engagement.
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Company holiday parties are a time to show appreciation and allow your team to get to know each other a little bit better. It also helps jump start the New Year on a more positive note. Company holiday parties also share a piece of your company’s culture. And, a majority of your team will prioritize your company’s holiday party before other social gatherings hosted by your company. So, you can expect a bigger crowed for more mixing and mingling.
To make your holiday parties a bit more meaningful, you can even incorporate awards or thank you cards. It’s the little the things that help create tradition which give your team something to look forward to each year. On another avenue, you can also incorporate a donation or gift drive.
Just remember, holiday parties are a time for your team to come together for an enjoyable moment of fun. It’s a way for them to connect with each other, especially others in the company that they wouldn’t normally get to mingle with day-to-day.
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