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.
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.