Ruin your career at the office holiday party

With office-party season upon us, we can count on at least a few merry-makers to derail their careers through some memorably stupid antics. Commemorating past misbehavior, The Creative Group polled ad and marketing types on “the wackiest or most outrageous thing you have heard of an employee doing at a company event.” Among the responses: “One guy ate the carnations from our dinner table”; “Someone dumped Gatorade on the boss”; “One colleague set another’s wig on fire while it was on her head”; and “Someone jumped into a bowl of Jell-O.” AdFreak urges its party-going readers to look before they leap.

—Posted by Mark Dolliver