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This Texas Company Gave Every Employee a $100,000 Christmas Bonus

If you feel like you got stiffed on your holiday bonus, you may want to drop off an application off at Hilcorp Energy Company.

The Houston-based energy company gave each of their 1,381 employees a $100,000 bonus this year for hitting their goals. In 2010, the company's executives gave employees the choice of a $50,000 car or a $35,000 check for doubling the size of the company in five years. The top brass' motivational strategy seems to be working.

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Hilcorp made Fortune Magazine's "Best Companies to Work For" list three years in a row. It's no surprise why.

My question: What's the next bonus gonna be? A small tropical island?

This post was originally published in 2015.

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This Texas Company Gave Every Employee a $100,000 Christmas Bonus