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TCMPiWhat Do Women Want?

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The Official TCMPi BlogCorporate gifts need not be gender-specific, but it doesn’t hurt

The tradition of giving corporate gifts for special events and for recognition is a long one. And just like every other aspect of women in the work place, the question of gender also impacts corporate gifting programs. In fact, in addition to considering budgets and emotional impact, today companies must consider gender when it comes to selecting appropriate gifts for employees, clients and business partners. Continued…

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TCMPiWhat Not to Do When Rewarding Employees

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Employee RewardsCommon mistakes can lead to incentive program disasters.

Even reward programs implemented with the best of intentions can fail miserably when common mistakes occur. The best cure for incentives-gone-wrong is preventive planning. Sidestepping just a few common errors can help your program become an unqualified success. Continued…

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TCMPiCorporate Gifts in a Hurry: What to Give When You’re Out of Time

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While it’s always “better late than never” there are ways to deliver holiday gifts on time even if you’ve put off your shopping to the last minute.

Despite the fact that the holiday season comes at the same time every year, not everyone has the time or the inclination to prepare a corporate gift program before the deadline looms. If you’re caught in the last minute rush to find brand name business gifts for clients, business partners or employees, there’s still time to shop – and deliver – before the season’s over. Here are a few ideas to get you through the crunch. Continued…

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TCMPiThink Pink: Corporate Gifts that “Give Back” for Breast Cancer Awareness

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Corporate gifts can do double duty: once as a thoughtful acknowledgement to an employee or business partner and once as a donation to the awareness and cure for breast cancer campaign.

October is Breast Cancer Awareness month and what could be more thoughtful than choosing a business gift that also gives back to a program that promotes research, diagnosis, treatment and survival of breast cancer? Even if you are not giving gifts this month (although who says “holiday” gifts have to be given during the holidays?), by choosing to “think pink” you can add emotional appeal when you select items made by companies that donate portions of their proceeds to this ever more meaningful campaign. Continued…

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TCMPiThanksgiving: Christmas in Disguise

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Thanksgiving. Christmas in Disguise

How to Avoid Getting Lost in the Crush of Holiday Corporate Gift Giving.

More and more companies find that sending business gifts in late November allows them to beat the rush, stand out from the crowd and sometimes even save money.

For most of us, the Christmas holiday season seems to get more and more frantic each year. And when it comes to giving corporate gifts to clients, business partners and employees, the pressure seems even more intense as the years go by. Continued…

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