Winning Workplace Gifts

ByTORY JOHNSON

Dec. 4, 2006 — -- With holiday mode in full swing, everyone's busy making their lists, including, quite probably, you and your boss.

Almost 60 percent of managers say they'll spread good cheer around the office this year by giving presents to their employees, according to a recent survey by CareerBuilder.com.

Their spending varies.

A third say they'll spend $10 or less per staffer, while 10 percent say they'll pony up more than $50 per person.

Twenty-nine percent of workers will reciprocate the gesture, with those making less than $50,000 the most likely to buy holiday gifts for their bosses.

When it comes to your workplace giving, consider a few tips when making your list so you'll be more Santa than Scrooge around the office:

Tory Johnson is the workplace contributor for "Good Morning America" and the CEO of WomenForHire.com.

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