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Everything You Need to Know About Worksgiving - Including What Exactly It Is - Worksgiving

Everything You Need to Know About Worksgiving - Including What Exactly It Is - Worksgiving
From The Kitchn - November 9, 2017

The office Thanksgiving potluck is a great time to catch up with coworkers, eat something better than your usual sad desk lunch, and watch your boss make awkward small talk with your business manager. What's not to love about it? Some people love it so much, they have given it an adorable little pet name.

Here's what you need to know about it and how to plan (or attend!) one successfully.

What Is Worksgiving?

Worksgiving is exactly what it sounds like: It's the Thanksgiving potluck party thrown at your officeoften either right before the holiday or the Friday after, for working stiffs who do not have the day off. While Friendsgiving has been a well-known holiday for several years now, Worksgiving is a newer termbut it's nothing all that new in the grand scheme of things. Chances are, your office has been throwing a Thanksgiving potluck for years. That's how you know that Rebecca in accounting can do magical things with green beans and that Stef in client solutions is not the best pie baker (but she gets an A for effort).

Everything You Need to Plan Worksgiving

You know how much work it takes just to get a budget meeting on the calendar? Yes, planning an office Thanksgiving potluck is not going to be much easier. Luckily, we have got all sorts of pointers to help you make it happen. If you are planning the office-wide event or reluctantly attending, these stories will come in handy.

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