Why Skipping Your Company Holiday Party Is A Bad Idea

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By Alison Griswold

It seems that the festive holiday spirit isn't catching on in most offices.

Only two in five workers plan to go to their company holiday party this year, according to a new survey from jobs site CareerBuilder. That statistic flies in the face of conventional wisdom among career experts, who say the holiday party is the one company event that almost everyone shows up for - and is expected to attend.