Happy Halloween–At Work!

I love it when companies put a little festive into the air for holidays. If you’re going to be at work anyway, you might as well have a good time, right?

We had a costume parade and contest at my work today, and a chili cook-off (14 kinds!) with tons of other good eats. There’s video footage, but it’s classified. All in all, not bad for a Monday. Click for pic!

What Can Office Parties Do For Your Career?

Not going to the office party?

You really should. Holiday excuse or not, getting together after hours with your co-workers and boss can really help propel your career upward.

How do you turn an event with co-workers into a great career opportunity? Our Twitter #careerchat found out!

Job seeker? Just want to get ahead in your career?

Join our Twitter #careerchat Tuesdays @ 12 PM CT to talk about everything from friending your boss on Facebook to personal branding to how to get a call back from recruiter.

Follow me @bbenishek or Amanda at @bizMebizgal to see what the next topic is!

Here are takeaways from the chat