After a year's worth of 50-hour work weeks, breakfast meetings, and water cooler chats, you probably think you know your coworkers. Big mistake. You never truly understand a person until you've partied with them, and the holiday office shindig is a rare, company-endorsed affront to the employee handbook's personal conduct policy. So take some initiative and practice your networking skills, because you're going to meet some of your coworkers for the very first time.

Written by Sean Evans (@seanseaevans)

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