The Best Gifts for Bosses

To Gift or Not to Gift?

While family members and close friends are the mainstays on most Christmas shopping lists, there is one person many people aren’t so sure they should include: their boss. The ambivalence stems from the fact that there really is no hard or fast rule on whether you should give a gift to your direct superior. “It really depends on the corporate culture at your office,” says Rusty Rueff, career and workplace expert for Some companies may even have rules regarding holiday gift giving, so you should check with Human Resources before spending money on a present. “You should also consult with other employees, because you don’t want to be the only one,” says Dana Holmes, who runs the recommendation site Photo Credit: Getty Images