Strategy: 34 of the most bizarre holiday gifts employees have ever received from a coworker
Dec15

Strategy: 34 of the most bizarre holiday gifts employees have ever received from a coworker

You're better of avoiding gifts that are inappropriate, offensive, or that might leave your coworkers scratching their heads. We've given you some dos and don'ts for exchanging gifts at the office. But if you're still undecided on what you should get your coworkers this year, perhaps knowing what not to give is a good place to start. According to a new survey from CareerBuilder, conducted online by Harris Poll...

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Strategy: The 6 best fast-food chains to work for in 2018, according to employees
Dec13

Strategy: The 6 best fast-food chains to work for in 2018, according to employees

From In-N-Out to Starbucks to Chick-fil-A, these are the six fast-food joints with the most satisfied people, based on employee ratings on Glassdoor. Fast food joints have a bad reputation as places to work — they pay next to nothing, offer virtually no perks or benefits, and are just soulless corporations looking to squeeze every last dime out of their workers, right? Well, try telling that to Lynsi Snyder, the owner and president of...

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Strategy: 21 of the wildest office holiday party stories we've ever heard
Dec12

Strategy: 21 of the wildest office holiday party stories we've ever heard

These embarrassing, horrific, and hilarious tales of office holiday parties past may make you feel better about your own work party gaffes. No matter how many times we warn you against letting loose at the company holiday party, some people just don't listen. But it's important to remember, you're still on company time, and how you behave matters. As a lesson to us all, we asked readers — and combed the web — for wild...

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Strategy: From police-grade cooling vest to $750 beard, here's what it takes to make a living as Santa
Dec10

Strategy: From police-grade cooling vest to $750 beard, here's what it takes to make a living as Santa

The Santa is in the details. Santa Jim understands the value of a top-notch beard — no straggly, wispy nonsense or anything that could easily get pulled off. Instead, he imports his beard, which ties on in three places, from Switzerland for a whopping $750. To Santa Jim, it's worth every penny. According to this professional, private events Santa Claus — Jim Manning when he's out of the red suit — a lot more goes into...

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Strategy: 11 completely overrated New York City holiday traditions, and what you should do instead
Dec07

Strategy: 11 completely overrated New York City holiday traditions, and what you should do instead

As a Grinchy rule of thumb, everything you plan to do in NYC over the holidays that draws a crowd is overrated. But there are alternatives and exceptions. There's nothing more magical than holiday time in New York City — that is, until you have to push yourself through hordes of tourists and mouth-breathers. The Grinchy, TLDR-version of this article is that virtually everything you plan to do in NYC over the holidays that usually...

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