Work Party Etiquette You May Need to Know

ABC News' Rob Marciano and Tory Johnson report some tips that may help you successfully mingle at this year's holiday party.
1:45 | 12/12/15

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? We are full swing into the holiday season. For a lot of us, that means there's a work party or two coming up. Here to help us avoid missteps that could make the office an awkward place is Tory Johnson. How much is too much hen it comes to alcohol? Are you somebody who should avoid it because you're going to overdo it? And sometimes the answer is yes. Don't test your moderation gene. If you're unsure about what moderation means for you and whether or not you're going to be able to stick is to something that is not going to embarrass you, avoid T at the office party. The thing you should do is participate. I like to say, channel your inner Sara Haines. If there is karaoke, charades. The fun things that happen at office parties, participate. It shows you're a team layer. You're willing to have fun in the right environment. So go for it. Sara Haines can play some charades. You don't want to be a wall flower. You don't. Here's something else that can be awkward. Giving gifts? It can be challenging. You don't want to be the suckup or the scrooge. The best thing is to figure out the standard protocol within your department and company. Some companies have very specific rules. Other times, colleagues have gathered to determine the protocol. Follow their lead. Most importantly, say thank you. If there's any kind of festivities going on. Any kind of function that the pane has planned. Or someone in the company, say thank you. And a hand-written note is not a bad idea. Can't hurt. Great stuff as always. Back to you guys. Holiday party etiquette with

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