Working through new years eve

For people who are finding themselves working through New Years, there is a sense that they are missing out. There are many jobs where people will be working through New Years Eve. Here is just a short sample of jobs which people work over this holiday.

  • Taxi drivers
  • Bartenders
  • Waiters/waitress
  • Police
  • Firemen
  • Pizza delivery
  • Convenience store clerks

How to Have Fun Working New Years Eve

If you find yourself working through New Years Eve, here are some ideas which may help make the work more enjoyable.

  • Enjoy the drunk people while you are sober
  • Celebrate the New Year with someone at work anyway
  • Consider it a weekend
  • Switch shifts if possible
  • Go outside, yell 'Happy New Year' and go back to work
  • Enjoy the company of others working the holiday
  • Make resolutions for next year

What Not to Do

Working through New Years most likely means that you are in a field where the partiers rely on you to get them through to the next day, even if they don't realize it. Taking this into consideration, here are a few tips of things to avoid:

  • Alcohol - obviously
  • Arguments - try to keep the night sociable even if you do not feel sociable
  • Depression - do not dwell on the past year
  • Self-pity - do not feel sorry for yourself because you will still have another year to create memories

If you are working through New Years, find ways to make memories with the people around you. Remember the good parts of the previous year and look forward to the next year.