5 Tips for HR To Throw An Amazing Party for The Employees

Look For The Right Venu

Before going for entertainment and decoration, you need an appropriate venue to carry out your vision. Carrying out an event in the same office where you work can be unsavory. The space cannot accommodate a large-scale event without disrupting the workplace setting. At the same time, you cannot splurge by going overboard and renting out an expensive party venue, which can dent the company’s overall budget.

Arrange for Good Music

Office parties are a good time for employees to let down their hair and relish their time outside of work. So, you cannot skip out on picking a playlist that will make the event lively. Music controls the mood and atmosphere of any party. If you choose only slow songs suitable for waltzing, your function may be too formal, while just blasting fast-paced music can create chaos.

Pay Attention To The Food

No party is complete without food that fulfills your stomach or heart. After all that dancing, employees may want to unwind with a delicious meal. Depending on the party you arrange, you will have to choose between serving hearty meals or sticking with light finger food. It would help if you did not go for unpopular yet high-end items. While these are culinary delicacies, not everyone on your guest list may find them delicious.

Control The Amount of Alcohol

Employees may want to indulge in alcohol as they mingle with each other. The only trouble is, if you are not careful with the amount you allow and the brands you serve, you may have to deal with an aftermath of extremely intoxicated workers. So, make sure you take certain precautions. These include hiring a licensed bartender who knows how to whip up excellent drinks and stops over-serving the same employee.

Respect All Your Guest

Give employees the space to bring guests, no matter who they are. It would help if you did not try to control your guests by specifying who is allowed to attend as a plus one. So, whether workers bring in their spouse, partner, or a date for the night, let them have fun. As an HR representative, don’t linger around employees but engage them and their plus ones in light-hearted conversations. Ensure you divide your time in ensuring everyone feels welcomed, share small conversations and avoid work-related anecdotes.

Final Thoughts

Throwing a party as an HR professional is about keeping a good balance between maintaining your company’s integrity and ensuring that employees get a chance to relax. Therefore, to ensure everyone has a great time being around each other, there are specific tips you can follow.

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