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Your Two Cents: Did You Get a Holiday Bonus?

Gone are the days of wishing for an out-of-space convertible, yacht or a duplex for Christmas — especially from the boss — but you might just get a check. The companies that are in the financial predicament to dish out bonuses typically share the wealth during the holidays as a way to build morale and show employees how much they are appreciated. We all know pay raises were barely there in 2009, so most of us have plenty of ways we'd spend some extra cash. Did your company gift you a holiday bonus?

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luna08 luna08 7 years
Anon. same situation here. Small company, took a voluntary paycut in June...and not even an end of year expression of appreciation for everyone working so hard to keep the company in the black...Pffft...
aistea311 aistea311 7 years
Company wide they eliminated it. It sucked.
StephMFundazu StephMFundazu 7 years
To tell the truth, I was shocked when I received one because I'm only an intern but have been with the company for awhile now.
lydialee_home lydialee_home 7 years
Yes and quite a nice one as my group was doing good this year. :)
imLissy imLissy 7 years
well, we get our bonus in March, but yes, we will be getting one this year. We got one last year too, but this year's will be a lot better.
runningesq runningesq 7 years
nope - I got 5 furlough days instead! yay unpaid holiday !
marisaoswald marisaoswald 7 years
yes, and i heard that our company does it every year (this is my first year here). considering the economical circumstances, our company did quite well, and rewarded its hardworking employees for it. :) too bad all of the money is already all spent on my end... :(
luna08 luna08 7 years
No, and if they were smart they would have given one...moral is in the toilet...
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