As recent graduates make their way into the work force there are adjustments to be made. Around this time of year one of these such adjustments happens to be how to navigate the annual Christmas party.
Whether you’re a student who doesn’t have a job lined up for the spring or an unemployed recent grad, the holidays can be a nightmare. Don’t be tempted to drown your career sorrows in chocolate liquor cordials and eggnog. Instead, follow these five steps to come out on top in the New Year.
There are dozens of holiday party guides floating around right now and they all say things like, “Don’t let a drop of alcohol touch your tongue” and “Don’t talk about work” and “Avoid the topic of religion.” I disagree. Here are some tips to help you survive and make the most of upcoming holiday work parties.
The holidays are a great time to do some things completely unrelated to school or your career, but in between the eggnog and Auld Lang Syne, you may also be able to find some time to prepare for a job hunt in the new year.