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25 Worst Corporate Gifts

Worst Corporate Gifts for Employees
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Employees like being recognized for their hard work. In fact, according to a survey by Snappy, 96 percent of employees feel that recognition in the workplace strengthens commitment.

However, how you show your appreciation matters. While purchasing gifts for employees this holiday season, you can't buy just anything for them. The survey found 68 percent of employees would rather choose their own gift, and 40 percent of employees admitted they have either regifted or tossed a gift from their boss. In other words, employers are lacking in the gift department.

If you want to satisfy your deserving employees, gift them with one of these gems. If you want them to quit, however, well…buy one of these 25 worst corporate gifts, according to Snappy's survey of actual gifts given out by bosses.

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This list was provided by the Snappy employee survey.

Sammi Caramela

Sammi Caramela has always loved words. When she isn't working as a Business News Daily and Business.com staff writer, she's writing (and furiously editing) her first novel, reading a YA book with a third cup of coffee, or attending local pop-punk concerts. The only time Sammi doesn't play it safe is when she's writing. Reach her by email, or check out her blog at sammisays.org.