October means Halloween for most people, and it’s hard to imagine Halloween without the costumes. Halloween is an exciting celebration, and it’s essential to think about how it should be observed in a work environment.
Costumes are fun for trick or treating with the family and friends, but in the workplace you may want to think about the reasonableness of wearing any sort of costume. When picking a costume to wear for work, employees should use good judgment about what they wear. Communicate to your team the guidelines for dressing up in advance. Remind all staff members if they are going to dress up the costume should to be tasteful and in compliance with company policies and procedures. Guidelines should include examples that might be hazardous or inappropriate, so staff is completely aware of the expectations.
Halloween can be tricky in the work place, speaking to everyone in advance will help to set the standards and make for a fun and professional Halloween.