With the holidays approaching, office parties are becoming increasingly prevalent. CNBC states that last year, almost two-thirds of organizations held an end-of-year holiday party open to all employees. This means that you could be finding an invitation to an office party very soon.
But, while these events are supposed to be fun and relaxed, there are definitely certain ways to work an office party to your advantage. One way is to decide beforehand who you want to engage with - possibly the head of a department you're interested in switching over to? Whatever the case, this kind of social situation is the perfect opportunity to further your career networking.
What tips do you have for working office parties? What should you do - and what should you absolutely not do?