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It is that time of year. The end-of-year holiday party. And the elephant in the room is who should be in charge. 

I have been an advocate of leaving HR out of the equation even though many believe this is part of HR’s role.

November 22, 2019



The office holiday party season is officially upon us and there is still plenty of time to spread some of that pent-up cheer you’ve been holding in all year long! This means festive gatherings, decorated cubes, and plenty of workplace cheer. However, that cheer can sometimes get the better of us. Here are 12 of those common office party mishaps we’ve all either witnessed or been guilty of ourselves!   

December 13, 2018


Service projects, ‘mystery trips’ are among employers’ alternatives


Is the annual company holiday party still a thing?

In recent years, many companies have downsized their holiday parties to less lavish affairs or hosted other types of events that replaced the traditional after-hours holiday soiree.

November 3, 2018



Before you break out your moves dancing or take the next swig of eggnog, remember this: What seems funny in the moment may send you all the way to the courtroom. 

I’ve compiled the best holiday party fails - so you don’t turn your good time into an insurance nightmare.

December 12, 2017

On November 29, @shrmnextchat chatted with special guest employment attorney Jonathan Segal (@jonathan_hr_law) about HR and the Holidays: Maximizing the Joy and Minimizing the Risk.

If you missed this informative chat, you can see the tweets here:


November 29, 2017



December is a time to breathe a sigh of relief as we finish a year of accomplishments. The beautiful lights, music, decorations and parties create a fun and festive atmosphere as workplaces around the world celebrate multiple holidays. To quote a familiar holiday song, “It’s the most wonderful time of the year”—perhaps, unless you’re in HR. 

November 27, 2017





For the past few years, I have told the changing holiday tale of the Jewish Guy Who Wears A Chai. Together, we have taken a journey on how we can maximize the joy and minimize the myriad risks of the holiday season.

November 27, 2017



Rule #1 – Don’t Get Drunk at the Holiday Party

Rule #2 – Don’t Get Drunk at the Holiday Party

Just continue replaying the rules over and over again and you’re halfway there.

November 27, 2017

 SHRM Connect is an online community where SHRM members can ask questions and get answers on a variety of HR topics. It’s a great place to network with other HR professionals and share solutions. The conversation topics range from “HR Department of One” to Employment Law, are always insightful, and deal with some of the most pressing issues that HR professionals face in the workplace today.

November 24, 2017