By Ray A. Smith
PUBLISHED ON DECEmBER 2, 2022
Time to break out your ugly Christmas sweater and do some vocal warm-ups for karaoke. More in-person office holiday parties are back after two years of being canceled, downsized or moved onto Zoom.
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From formal banquets in fancy hotels to team talent shows at the office, this year 57% of U.S. companies surveyed said they are holding holiday parties this season—more than double last year and up from 5% in 2020, according to Challenger, Gray & Christmas Inc., an outplacement and executive-coaching firm that conducted the research.