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To Give or Not to Give? Unwrapping Issues of Gifts at Work

The holiday season is supposed to be joyous but a variety of prickly situations arise when the holidays come to the workplace. This three part series helps you unwrap the challenges of the holidays at work. In this first article, how to handle the delicate situation of gift giving at the office. Read More

Holiday Gift Giving at Work

If an employer elects to give Christmas gifts to employees, those gifts should be part of the celebration of Christmas. I have worked for employers who have given each employee a different cash value in their Christmas card. Employee annual reviews or employee longevity recognition should be done at the anniversary date the employee was hired. I have witnessed dissention among employees, as a result of, employee Holiday Christmas gifts holding more than one intent. It is important for everyone to remember the true meaning of Christmas.

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Liane Davey, Ph.D., is a Vice President of Knightsbridge Leadership Solutions and the Lead Team Effectiveness.

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