Have you started to stock up on the candy and other treats you plan on giving out to your dressed-up visitors? Or are you one of those who turns off all the lights and hopes that they think no one is home? Either way, there is no getting around the fact that Halloween is two weeks away from tomorrow, and this year falls on the big weekend party day of Saturday. For those of you running a business, you know that it’s not just about what treats you are or are not giving out at home.
Like holiday parties, summer outings, and other company-sponsored events, an office Halloween party may be good for morale and camaraderie among co-workers. But there are, of course, some tricky issues to consider when your company decides whether (and to what extent) it will treat your employees to a holiday party. That is even more true with the proliferation of “selfies” and other forms of social media.
Employer Take Away: What should you as an employer take away from this development?
I thought it would be a good time to re-publish the radio interview I did this time last year on WCBS 88O New York. Please feel free to click right here to listen to some best practices on avoiding the tricks and enjoying the treats this year as well.