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A Workplace Guide to Harmonious Holidays

10. Be sensitive to holiday surroundings

Consider religious and cultural differences and be sensitive to the kinds of decorations and music that employees are exposed to daily. 

Some workplaces recognize the diverse holidays and traditions of all their employees and others avoid specific holidays altogether so no one feels excluded.

In the latter case, offices usually focus on the days off associated with the federal holidays and center their celebrations on ringing out the old and anticipating a successful next year.