What is a cash-strapped startup to do when the holidays roll around? It’s traditional to give the employees something in December (although, the employees should not get something for the boss, so don’t expect it). So, what to buy?
You can, of course, foll
ow this helpful list collected from actual humans who have enjoyed gifts from their bosses. (Tl;dr: Food and cash top the list.) But, if you want to make your employees love you, and strongly consider spending the rest of their lives working for you, here’s the key to holiday present success: Allow them to ship packages to the office.
Yep. It’s that simple.
Now, this isn’t a practical suggestion if you’re at a huge site with 10,000 employees. Your mail room people would quit or you’d have to hire a bunch of temps to deal with the holiday boxes, but for a startup with 20 people, it’s perfect. Not convinced? Think about these things.
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