As many of us start looking forward to the festive celebrations, HR Managers up and down the country will be dreading the minefield which is the office Christmas Party!
There is such a fine line between allowing people to “let their hair down a bit” and displaying behaviour that can be “inappropriate” and even offensive.
So how do you ensure everyone enjoys themselves, without anyone overstepping the mark?
The most important thing is to talk to the team; hold a discussion to outline what your expectations are of everyone during the party (even if you have a code of conduct or dignity at work policy, people often seem to think it excludes the Christmas bash!)
Here are our Top 12 tips to get you going...
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Stella Chandler and I founded Focal Point on a shared belief that a training course run in isolation doesn't work. We passionately believe there must be support both before and after the training or coaching session itself for it to make a difference. When I am not facilitating sessions with clients or looking at ways to grow the Focal Point business, you will find me in a calming yoga class...