To Holiday Party - or Not? That is the Question CAHRS Director Weighs in on


“The idea of adding yet another virtual meeting, even if it is a holiday party, may not be particularly appealing to many employees,” said Bradford S Bell, CAHRS Director and William J. Conaty Professor of Strategic Human Resource Studies, shares his take on office parties amidst the pandemic in The Guardian's "The End of the Office Party - or Time to Get Creative?

“At the same time, one of the main challenges for many employees has been an increased sense of isolation … Holiday parties can serve as a way to connect employees socially, and in a way that is not directly work related.”