The holiday party season is upon us, and it seems at every turn and on every radio station we’re constantly reminded “It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year.” And it can be, if you do some planning. In reality, holiday parties are often a source of stress. Plus many employers have said “bah humbug” to the company holiday party. It’s easy to understand why – they can be expensive, a hassle to plan, and employees have other commitments during the holidays so attendance is not always what you’d hope it would be, right?
So why should a company host a holiday party at all?