Holiday Parties – PartII

In addition to my recent post about using holiday parties to lay the groundwork for your career search efforts in 2011, here are a few articles on ensuring you don’t ruin your career at the annual holiday party:

  1. Lampshade alert: Surviving the company party http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/40386979/ns/business-careers/ Good article that points out that your date can do as much damage to your professional reputation as you can at a holiday party.
  2. What Not to Say at the Office Holiday Party      http://www.usatoday.com/money/workplace/2010-12-07-not-to-say-at-office-party_N.htm Covers some of the taboo subjects…remember, even though it is a party, you are still at work so keep away from personal gossip.
  3. Networking at Holiday Parties to Find That Next Job   http://www.abc2news.com/dpp/money/job_finder/get_back_2_work/get-back-2-work:-networking-at-holiday-parties-to-find-that-next-job Let’s end this on an upbeat note, no more pitfalls or gaffes, instead some advice on what to do to help make the holiday party season beneficial to your career aspirations.

 

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About Kevin Monahan

I have 10+ years experience in coaching clients in their career management and career change efforts. Personal career consulting services combined with employer outreach to help find opportunities for both constituents.
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