Ho-Ho-Hold the holiday turkey

Recognition should be a year-round event
By Laura Cassiani
|Canadian HR Reporter|Last Updated: 06/25/2002

’Twas the night before the plant shutdown and all through the office, not a creature was stirring not even the compensation department.

And, while the holiday season has long been associated with a turkey, fruit basket or even a Christmas tree courtesy of the employers’ little elves, more and more, these traditions are falling out of the new school of thought on recognition and total rewards.

For employers who are carrying on the holiday tradition, considerations have to be made to ensure gifts and events are inclusive to all cultures and faiths.