Disney Information Station Logo

Go Back   The DIS Discussion Forums - DISboards.com > Just for Fun > Community Board
Find Hotel Specials & DIScounts
 
facebooktwitterpinterestgoogle plusyoutubeDIS Updates
Register Chat FAQ Tickers Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read


Reply
 
Thread Tools Rate Thread Display Modes
Old 12-03-2012, 09:43 PM   #46
WDWBarb
It was, in fact, *I* who was sounding like a loose fan belt
I need to put some distance between my coffee, my mouth and my monitor
 
WDWBarb's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2007
Posts: 3,939

Yes, our boss is very generous at the holidays. He looks forward to handing out bonus checks all year long.

And WOW! Some of you get really amazing bonuses!
WDWBarb is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-03-2012, 09:46 PM   #47
disney1990
Wow, it make my heart skip a beat
I'm going to miss these when the season ends
Lighting the Way to Paradise
 
disney1990's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 1999
Location: Maryland
Posts: 10,186

Unemployed. Working a seasonal retail job - NO.
__________________
Life is a Journey – remember to appreciate everyday -- be happy for this moment...this moment is your life



disney1990 is offline   Reply With Quote
|
The DIS
Register to remove

Join Date: 1997
Location: Orlando, FL
Posts: 1,000,000
Old 12-03-2012, 10:19 PM   #48
scrapquitler
DIS Veteran
 
Join Date: Aug 2007
Location: Connecticut
Posts: 8,393

I work in a group home for developmentally disabled adults. We do not get a Christmas bonus, nor do we get a gift from our employer. If we happen to be working Christmas Day or Thanksgiving Day at dinner time, we are invited to eat dinner with the residents (of course we have COOKED that dinner for the residents if we are working ) but that's it.
scrapquitler is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-03-2012, 10:24 PM   #49
Jennasis
It's a miracle! I stayed awake during the El Rio Del Tiempo ride!
Let's not even TOUCH the whole Dog vs. dawg vs. Dowg thing!
PLINKO baby!
 
Jennasis's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2000
Location: The Triad, NC
Posts: 24,817

Self employed. No bonus.

I DO however give both of my employees a small cash gift for Christmas.
__________________
Jennasis is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-03-2012, 10:41 PM   #50
Kathi OD
The first person to reply on any thread needs to quote the OP. That way when someone does the nevermind we know what was thereRedhead
Guess what - Doesn't like the cheese soup
 
Kathi OD's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2007
Posts: 12,870

No bonus for me, but I'm a teacher.

DH does not get a Christmas bonus either. However, his company does have a company holiday party the first week in January, which they pay for. I think the idea behind this is very nice. However, the company has multiple offices, all of them much smaller than the company headquarters. The party is held on a Friday afternoon, from 4 - 6 pm, in the town where the corporate headquarters is. In our situation, (and we're not alone by any means), DH's work hours are until 4, in a town about 3 hours from headquarters. If he wanted me to come with him, he'd have to drive another hour (in the opposite direction) to pick me up. He would also have to use vacation time in order to be there in time for the party, and I'd have to use sick time. So while it's a nice idea, it's not really something that will work for us (and many other employees, too).
__________________
* 1988 FW * 1991 CBR * 1993 CBR * 1996 ASSp * 1998 CBR * 2000 CBR * 2001 OKW *
* 2002 OKW * 2003 OKW * 2004 OKW * 2005 OKW * 2007 OKW * 2009 VWL * 4/2011 OKW *11/2011 OKW * 2012 SSR *

"The task of the modern educator is not to cut down jungles, but to irrigate deserts." -- C. S. Lewis

Last edited by Kathi OD; 12-03-2012 at 11:37 PM.
Kathi OD is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-03-2012, 11:11 PM   #51
canadianjovigirl
DIS Veteran
 
Join Date: May 2009
Posts: 915

yes a nice bonus here - I'm and office administrator for an oil/gas company and my hubby also gets one in bridge construction

Both our employees always have fantastic xmas parties where all costs are covered - even hotels and breakfast in the am as nobody is allowed to drive after a company function if you are local you cab it there and back and the out of towners are put in a nice hotel. We also have treats in the office all month long that our manager buys and replenishes along with gift baskets from clients so no lunch taking for us in December

And yes we both love our jobs and are happy to go to work every day.........
canadianjovigirl is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-03-2012, 11:14 PM   #52
powellrj
I am wide awake and on the dis boards
My db and I usually fight over the turkey bones
It was so bad, it was funny
Note to self, never make anyone suffer with thirst
 
powellrj's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2003
Location: Central Indiana
Posts: 16,389

The first year I worked for my old company, I got a gift card that was enough to buy all new appliances in my kitchen. That was 13 years ago. The last 6 years I worked there we didn't even get a christmas card anymore.

DHs company use to have a really nice party where they gave out really cool gifts like playstations and TVs. They haven't had a party for the last 3 or 4 years so no more cool gifts.
__________________



powellrj is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-03-2012, 11:18 PM   #53
Planogirl
I feel the nerd in me stirring already
Oh well, let's look on the bright side
If I hadn't been so wiped out I would have kissed my anesthesiologist
 
Planogirl's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2000
Location: Frisco,Texas
Posts: 45,795

I work in the credit reporting industry and no bonuses here. We do get to pay to attend our Christmas party though.
__________________
PG
Planogirl is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-03-2012, 11:33 PM   #54
crazydaisy00
The problem is not the problem. The problem is your attitude about the problem. Do you underastand?
 
crazydaisy00's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2008
Location: Pennsylvania
Posts: 267

yes DH and I own a contracting co we both get $500 bonus in Dec and dinner at nice restaurant and one of our larger clients pay for and overnight stay and dinner with sales reps and give $100 gift card.
crazydaisy00 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-03-2012, 11:37 PM   #55
mstee777
Mouseketeer
 
mstee777's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2012
Posts: 201

Some of you get awesome bonuses. My bonus for the last five years had been a $50 gift card. My previous employer gave bigger bonuses based on performance.
mstee777 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-03-2012, 11:48 PM   #56
BlovesC
home is where the Yeti is!
When the ride attendants ask me to tug on the yellow strap on my seatbelt, I never do it. I just stare at them in defiance
 
BlovesC's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2008
Location: Originally Jersey Shore, now Central FL (hopefully not for much longer)
Posts: 2,326

Every employee in our hospital gets the same bonus; a $25 Publix gift card that the hospital doesn't even pay for.
__________________
B & C , Local AP/TiW holders & resort junkies!
12/08: CR & SSR|10/09: VWL| 1/10:AKL&POFQ| 10/10:AKL| 1/11:CR| 2/11:POFQ| 1/12:AKL|5/12:BC|
9/12:BC| 10/12:SSR| 1/13:ASMu| 5/13:BC| 6/13:POP| 8/13:WL| 10/13:POFQ| 12/13:Disney Dream| 1/14: ASMu| 3/14: BC| 10/14: BC
BlovesC is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-03-2012, 11:55 PM   #57
2ndGeer
Earning My Ears
 
2ndGeer's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2011
Posts: 33

I work at a public library, no bonuses. We do a potluck though.
2ndGeer is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-04-2012, 06:48 AM   #58
Darcy03231
DIS Veteran
 
Join Date: Nov 2006
Posts: 8,942

I work in a law office and I got a week's pay.
Darcy03231 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-04-2012, 06:51 AM   #59
AnnaS

The puppy has now left the building and I am exhausted
Will you be rolling?
I can't wait to try them all
 
Join Date: Jul 2001
Location: Staten Island, NY
Posts: 6,696

Retail - no bonus here.
__________________
DVC 09/00 OKW - 6/02 BCV

Upcoming/planned trips:
May - HH
Oct. 2015 - F&W/BCV

DCL '01 Eastern, '03 Western, '05 West Coast Cruise ºoº '07 11 N. Med. Cruise, '13 Western
WDW - CBR, POR, POP, OKW, BWV, BCV, AKV, VWL, HH & VB, SSR,
AnnaS is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-04-2012, 06:52 AM   #60
ceemys
DIS Veteran
 
ceemys's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2008
Location: Indiana
Posts: 1,415

No. We get a luncheon, but the food is, eh... lol
__________________
DF Joe cool Mama (me) Christine DD (15y/o) DD (6y/o)



ceemys is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply



Thread Tools
Display Modes Rate This Thread
Rate This Thread:

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump

facebooktwitterpinterestgoogle plusyoutubeDIS Updates
GET OUR DIS UPDATES DELIVERED BY EMAIL



All times are GMT -5. The time now is 10:57 PM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.4
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.

Copyright © 1997-2014, Werner Technologies, LLC. All Rights Reserved.