More companies will revisit their tradition of doing THIS for employees this year, according to an annual survey conducted by Battalia Winston, a leading global executive search firm.

Answer:  Hold a holiday office party.

Sign of an improving economy?

An astounding 91 percent of the companies polled will have parties this year, up from 74 percent in 2011, 79 percent in 2010, 81 percent in 2009, 81 percent in 2008 and 85 percent in 2007.