If you’re here, you’re looking for ways to celebrate Employee Appreciation Day. So kudos to you for maintaining a happy (and appreciative) workplace! Recognizing your employees’ hard work is statically proven to increase talent retention and employee engagement. The more you validate employees, the more encouraged they’ll be to produce an even stronger performance. That’s why it’s so important to learn how to celebrate Employee Appreciation Day in both small and meaningful ways.
Use one or more of the tips below on Employee Appreciation Day, and consider sprinkling them into your regular practice as a show of consistent appreciation throughout the year.
Mark your calendar for Employee Appreciation Day on:
Looking for ways to celebrate Employee Appreciation Day that will be fun for the whole team? Break out the games! Your team works hard, so set aside some time for them to play hard too. Even just an hour or two can boost morale, which boosts productivity in the long run.
Who has the best Zoom meeting icebreakers? Who has the breakroom’s most enviable lunches? Celebrate all the stars that make your workplace special with an award show!
You can make it an informal event during the workday or book a space like a local restaurant for your team to gather at for the evening. It’s not about how much you spend, but rather about recognizing each person’s unique contributions at your work.
Thank you cards are great (see our entire collection of them for proof!), but if you want a simple way to celebrate Employee Appreciation Day, you can also send a thoughtful email. Aim for a tone of sincerity, gratitude, and inspiration as you look ahead. Here are some key points to hit in your employee appreciation email:
Blanking on what to write on your Employee Appreciation Day Gifts? We hear ya! Adding your own special touch can be intimidating. Mainly, you want to remember to have your company logo or name, and a fun message that employees can enjoy all year. Here are some ideas to add along with your logo:
So now that you know how to customize employee gifts, the question is which gifts to give…
Now that you’ve learned how to celebrate Employee Appreciation Day, it’s time to get to the team together! Don’t forget to commemorate the moment with a picture of everyone and their company gifts. Tag us on Facebook and Instagram, and we’ll share it with our audience as inspiration to other companies.
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