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More than half of employers are buying employees gifts this year, up from 46 percent last year and 33 percent in 2008. (Photo: Shutterstock)

According to CareerBuilder’s annual holiday survey, you’re more likely this year to find a little something under the tree or in your stocking from your employer this year. For that matter, you might be celebrating at a party—something else more employers are planning on than last year.

Not only are employers feeling more in a party mood—71 percent are planning on a holiday party for employees, compared with 69 percent last year—but 61 percent of employers are planning on presenting workers with holiday bonuses. That’s sure to be welcome news to employees, since last year just 54 percent of employers were so openhanded and in 2008 only 38 percent handed out bonuses.

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