Employment News


Your Office Coach: Office gift-giving is a minefield

Q: One of my coworkers recently informed me that everyone always chips in to get a Christmas gift for our boss. I was somewhat surprised, because this was not done in any of my previous jobs. In my experience, managers were more likely to give presents to employees instead of the other way around. While I don't mind contributing, this just seems odd. Has giving the boss a gift become a common practice?

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Deeper into the woods

Although he studied religion and philosophy in college, woodworker Josh Jackson found his calling eight years ago after reading Matthew Crawford's book "Shop Class as Soulcraft: An Inquiry Into the Value of Work."

Watch USC commitments and Midlands area players practice for the Shrine Bowl

Practice for South Carolina's Shrine Bowl team was forced inside Tuesday morning by snow remaining on the field. USC and Clemson commitments and Midlands players make up part of the team.