Sage advice for anyone involved in work social events
Good relationships are key to better results and work social events can be a great way of building relationships. While there are many benefits to work socialising it can also cause unforseen problems. So be careful.
Jessie found that cocktail mixers organised by her firm “took the extrovert-introvert differences” among colleagues “and turned them up to eleven.”
In such settings, office gossip also tends to flourish.
Just make sure they are planned and executed as carefully as any other work activity.