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View Poll Results: Christmas Bonus
Bonus, for a new swimming pool 7 12.07%
Jelly of the month club membership 5 8.62%
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Old 12-02-08, 03:46 PM   #1
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Christmas Bonus

Each year our bonuses get better. This year we have accomplished everything we set out to do, while cutting our burn rate way down. I hope we get bonuses this year, I will know by the end of next week.

Vote for the bonus you're getting this year.
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Old 12-02-08, 03:47 PM   #2
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i hate you bonus people
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Old 12-02-08, 03:47 PM   #3
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My bonus - continued employment.
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Old 12-02-08, 03:51 PM   #4
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meh, being that im overpaid and underworked (ha, and kidding) I don't expect anything.

I've only been here 1.5 months.
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Old 12-02-08, 04:04 PM   #5
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I got a gift certificate good toward $20 off a Butterball turkey... the day after Thanksgiving. Awesome.
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Old 12-02-08, 04:06 PM   #6
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If I'm lucky, I might get a pat on the back from the director, but only if I bring something good to the Christmas party.
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Old 12-02-08, 04:08 PM   #7
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Pretty much and not complaining either.
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Old 12-02-08, 04:14 PM   #8
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My wife often gets GREAT bonuses. But not in time for christmas.
And probably none for this year.
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I'll get a $125 Christmas bonus, my wife will get $25 (we get $25 for each Christmas season we work for the company). I'll also get a profit sharing bonus, which I'm told is supposed to be quite good this time. The last one was about $1k, and this one is supposed to be better. I'll know in a week & a half.
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If it's the same as last 2 years, then we're getting $25 AmEx gift cheques. I'm not going to complain; I have a good job that I like, and I'm paid well.

Although, The Girl is with Microsoft and their bonuses are obscene. One year her bonus package was nearly what I net in a year.
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Old 12-02-08, 04:27 PM   #11
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My xmas bonus is going to be tiny this year... probably in the paltry six-figure range...


hahahah j/k... I don't work for Citibank...
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I work on Wall Street. My bonus went from an embarrassing amount to zero in one year. Jelly of the month sounds good now.
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I work on Wall Street. My bonus went from an embarrassing amount to zero in one year. Jelly of the month sounds good now.
If You're on Wall St keeping your job is DEF a bonus right now
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Old 12-02-08, 04:46 PM   #14
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I might get $100.
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As usual, our Christmas bonus is a 20ish lb turkey. Our actual monetary bonuses don't come out till spring.
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No bonus this year, I just got laid off today.
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I hate it when people get laid off ... especially in December. That SUCKS!!!
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My company doesn't give Christmas bonuses.

I consider it a bonus that we're making money and continuing to hire new employees while other companies are having layoffs.
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Not only do I never get a bonus, the wife had her position eliminated. They gave her a new position at the same base salary, but no bonus, effective first of the year. That will put a major dent in our budget.
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I consider it a bonus that we're making money and continuing to hire new employees while other companies are having layoffs.
Really? You're hiring? Who do you work for and to whom do I send my resum?
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No bonus, and greatly reduced hours from September to the end of the year due to the economy.
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I'm a stay at home dad. There's no bonus in this job. Though the kids more than make up for it.
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