Preparing For Halloween At The Office

It’s here! For some of you, the cold has now quickly taken over the summer heat. Rain is pouring. It’s sweater weather, and the holiday seasons are on the horizon. 

All our local stores have been transformed into a holiday wonderland with Halloween, Thanksgiving and soon to be Christmas decorations.

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I can already picture the decorations, smell the sweet treats, hot chocolate and holiday dishes. 

start the seasonal decorations with Halloween 

When bringing Halloween to work, there are a couple of things to keep in mind to make sure that you, your employees and clients all have a great time. 

encourage (SFW) Dressing up 

A fun way to bring the entire office together is by allowing everyone to dress up. This will get the conversations going and coworkers can build relationships based off of certain costumes. 

A couple of factors should be at the forefront, such as dress code and safety guidlines.  

Include Lots of Food

We have Pinterest to thank because long gone are the days where Halloween was just about costumes. Now, it is easier to learn different spooky recipes to bring into the office and share with everyone.

Yes, I am a fan of potlucks! A tradition we have in our office is to hold a contest for the spookiest dish. Although haunting, the results are delicious! 

Keep everything under control

Working on Halloween day makes for a more lax day. Even though the day is designed for a lot of fun, make sure everyoner is still being as orderly and professional as possible. 

If you choose to celebrate, have fun with your team, take a lot of pictures, and it will be a day everyone will remember as a great experience. 

Written by

Marlene Cosain

Marlene Cosain

Marlene started with Abby Connect 7 years ago as a receptionist and was won over by the culture and care the company has for its employees. The minute she took her first phone call, she fell in love with helping people. Since then, Marlene has been a pivotal piece of growing Abby Connect – having been a long-time leader in hiring, training, developing, and managing the receptionist floor. Outside of work, Marlene and her husband also run an online retail business. Marlene’s personal mission as a certified Life Coach and as an Abby Way Co-Director is to inspire, empower and educate others in the Abby Way.

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