Attendees of the party may include your colleagues who you get on with, but possibly don’t classify as ‘good friends’. Whilst you try to avoid the person that you accidentally cc’d in the email about them that one time (awkward), there are also potential clients to butter-up. Also remember to not make a fool of yourself in front of the boss (and if you’re unlucky, there might even be two of them!).
Top it all off with a supply of alcohol and you have a potential recipe for disaster. Of course, it doesn’t have to be this way. Here are my very simple tips to keep yourself free from office gossip this festive season!