Holiday gifts for bosses: what are our thoughts on those? Suggestions for what would be appropriate (either item or ballpark $ amounts)?

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they should give you a gift not the other way around

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I’ve always heard that you’re supposed to gift down. So give gifts to people who report to you. Your boss should be giving you a gift.

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Unless you are Director level and above, or absolute besties w your boss, no xmas gifts upward. Gift down

For the two instances above, I send a bottle of champagne

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Good on you OP. My boss is on the nasty list so won’t be getting anything for them. Also shouldn’t they be giving you a gift. You make them look good.

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I gift my team and my boss gets a card.

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I also agree that you should always gift down. I would personally rather my people not give me anything but if you want to do something as a small token, I have always appreciated and find it so thoughtful when someone who reports to me gives me homemade cookies or something like that. I would not want someone to go out and buy something for me. But that didn’t stop my HR team from asking me and the rest of the agency to chip in to buy holiday gifts for the CEO and President.

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That last part is gross tbh when they taking home fat bonuses and all they will do is send an email to say how great the agency did and good job. All while they won’t adjust comp to factor inflation or COL.🤮

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I wouldn’t want anyone on my team to buy me a present, I’d feel terrible!

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Something simple and inexpensive doesn’t hurt. Like an ornament with a card (if they celebrate Christmas) or a book you’d think they’d enjoy.

I was thinking something from Harry and David.

My boss never gives gifts so used the pandemic to let myself off the hook of giving one.

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Also is it a holiday today in the company? In that case I may have to wait until monday

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