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Your Christmas Party Survival Guide

With December 1st very nearly upon us, the 'office Xmas party' season is about to get into the festive swing.

But does HR have a role to play and if so is role one of the 'party poopers'?

We don't think so, read Tom Mintern's piece called "The Office Christmas Party: Avoiding the HR Hangover" where he offers a 5-point guide highlighting the steps that can be taken to help avoid any HR headache.

Click here

As well as this important piece we have also found the best Christmas Party Survival Guide - as told by Pandas!

http://www.glamourmagazine.co.uk/article/office-christmas-party

And then tell us what you think!  Share your experiences, ideas and stories here, no pandas needed though :)

Anything you'd add the survival guide? 

Kathryn

PS. We've found a great survival kit to help you through the day after ;)

https://www.notonthehighstreet.com/menssociety/product/festive-party-season-survival-kit?

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  • I came across this joke email chain a little while ago and it fits with this post.

    It's essential a HRD trying to organise a Christmas Party via email and the chain that follows is highly amusing.

    DISCLAIMER *** rude words are used in some of the emails 

    https://badtoilet.wordpress.com/2013/02/07/funny-christmas-party-em...

    Funny Christmas Party Email Chain
    Company Memo FROM: Patty Lewis, Human Resources Director TO: All Employees DATE: October 1, 2012 RE: Gala Christmas Party I’m happy to inform you tha…
  • Hi,

    Having heard so many stories surrounding the Christmas party our tutor suggested to avoid the Christmas party. 

    That said in the organisation I work for our HR dept organises the Christmas party as part of an engagement piece. Everyone lets their hair down on the event and everyone is chilled, but the dept is fully aware they represent the company and so are on guard.

    We are lucky the only "disruptive" events is a couple of people having too much to drink. Nothing too rowdy and nothing work investigating the following week.... touch wood all goes to plan at our next Christmas party.

    Many thanks

    • It's the DPG Christmas Party tonight Sean so I hope we don't have too many amusing or embarrassing stories to share :)

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