Ouch! So you’re the one that always volunteers to collect for the gift from the office. Even though you promise yourself never again, you find yourself volunteering again. It’s torture: that awkward moment when you invite co-workers to chip in, the embarrassing situation when you need to remind them that they haven’t paid, the awkward conversation when a colleague offers an IOU instead of payment (and you can kiss that money goodbye) and finally the thankless task of carting around the card so everyone can sign. You are a saint!
And because we get you & love you, we want to share the collective wisdom of the other GroupTogether uber-organisers. They too are suckers for punishment (not!) and have developed these sanity saving tips to to stop you losing weeks of your life when collecting money from the gang at the office.
As an organisational angel, we know how awesome you are and want to make you even awesome-er. You deserve to GroupTogether :).
Julie + Ali
The etiquette of gift giving; a blog by Julie & Ali
Welcome to our our very first blog on gift-giving dilemmas. Since we launched GroupTogether.com, we’ve been inundated by questions about the etiquette