Anxious youngsters, both naughty and nice, were judged according to their past 12 months on their behaviour, enthusiasm, and productivity.
“This is bullshit,” said a disappointed seven-year-old tossing her evaluation to the floor. “I do the work of three kids and get no real recognition or raise. All I got was a vague ‘you’re doing great work and keep it up.’ How the hell can I pay the mortgage on my Barbie Dream House without my bonus?”
Underperforming children who did not meet their goodness quotas were required to have a meeting with the HR elf before being terminated from Christmas.