Kris Dunn advises THERE ARE RULES: Don't Be Cute with the Office Christmas Gift Exchange

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Some of you are getting ready for the Christmas gift exchange at your office holiday party.  You know the drill – buy something worth $20-25, then if your location is really wild, you do the white elephant or dirty santa thing where you either pick a wrapped gift or take something from someone else.  Humanity ensues, and somebody gets stuck.

I always thought the fun of that type of exchange was two-fold.  First, it's great to see people with the

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blank look on their face as they get a garlic chip set or a wall calendar, but it's equally great to see people really fake celebrate getting something they'll never use.  Re-gift?  Highly probably.  Sources say yes.

 Read the whole post over at Kris Dunn's The HR Capitalist (an FOT contributor blog). 

Kris Dunn

Kris Dunn is a Partner and CHRO at Kinetix, a national RPO firm for growth companies headquartered in Atlanta. He’s also the founder Fistful of Talent (founded in 2008) and The HR Capitalist (2007) – and has written over 70 feature columns at Workforce Management magazine. Prior to his investment at Kinetix, Kris served in HR leadership roles at DAXKO, Charter and Cingular. In his spare time, KD hits the road as a speaker and gives the world what it needs – pop culture references linked to Human Capital street smarts.