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Polls: Employees Want Gifts, Not Company Parties

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Polls: Employees Want Gifts, Not Company Parties

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Polls: Employees Want Gifts, Not Company Parties

Polls: Employees Want Gifts, Not Company Parties

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A recent poll shows more companies plan to throw holiday parties this year. Maybe they shouldn't: Another survey shows that three-quarters of workers don't want their employers to spend money on an office party. They'd prefer cash bonuses, grocery gift cards — or more paid time off.

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Our last word in business today is, show me the money. A recent poll shows more companies are planning to throw holiday parties this year, but maybe they shouldn't. Another survey shows that three-quarters of workers don't want their employers to spend money on an office party. They'd prefer cash bonuses, or grocery gift cards, or more paid time off.

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