GOLDEN VALLEY, Minn. -- Gift giving can be tricky business, especially if the intent is business.
Hillary's is a company that works with businesses and professionals to help them find that perfect give or token of appreciation that can serve to deepen a business relationship, or to recognize an employee for a job well-done.
Hillary Feder is the founder of Hillary's, and she says any gift should create a meaningful impression on the recipient. It's important to tailor a gift to the interests of the recipient, and at the same time, reflect the giver and the company.
First and foremost, check the company policy on gifts for any recipient. Some companies don't allow employees to receive any gifts, while others put a limit on the value of the gift.
Feder says you should avoid personal or extravagant gifts, which could be taken the wrong way, or even imply an unethical business practice.
Also, consider the timing of your gift around the holidays. One way to avoid being lost in the crowded December calendar is to give a gift at Thanksgiving, or for the new year.
For more information, check out AskHillarys.com.
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