Don’t miss the signs. It may be time to consider retirement party gift ideas if:
These are all indicators that you may want to think about in-person and virtual retirement party ideas. If a few of your long-term contributors are headed for greener pastures and you’re wondering how to do them proud in their send off, fear not! We have all the fun virtual retirement party ideas and suggestions for retirement gifts for employees that are sure to make every adios a memorable occasion.
Recognizing retiring employees makes team members of all ages and tenures feel valued and connected to your company culture.
From Bingo to pin-the-tail-on-the-retiree, there are so many in-person and virtual retirement party games, it will be tough to pick your favorite. Here’s a consistent crowd pleaser:
Who Knows You Best? Ask questions of the retiree’s team members and give a grand prize to the co-worker who knows them best. Make sure everyone gets a small giveaway as an honorable mention to keep them engaged in the fun. Ask questions like their:
Working from home has become much more widespread, and virtual retirement parties have, as well. A few tips to make your retiree feel like a million (virtual) bucks:
When it comes to celebrating retiring employees, focus on fun, focus on quality, or a little of both. And if you’re wondering how much to give for a retirement party, as long as your retiree feels special, the amount doesn’t matter. Meaningful gestures including funny stories, shared experiences, and handmade cards go a long way toward warming hearts and making memories.
For a souvenir to celebrate the occasion, these gifts are sure to bring smiles:
Cross® Click Chrome Ballpoint: A meaningful gift they’ll use with pride and treasure forever.
Premium Set of 4 Double Old Fashion Glasses -14 oz: Do retirement and tumblers go hand in hand? For lemonade on the front porch or cocktails at sunset, we’re sure this set of glasses will be put to good use.
Le Chateau: Just the right amount of “fancy” for your star retiree.
Jubilee Award: Show your retiring employee they are nothing short of magnificent with this stunning, laser engraved award.
Large Empower Award: A splash of color and a contemporary design ensure this award turns heads.
The best in-person and virtual retirement party ideas bring together your team to bid adieu to one of their own. Provide food, fun stories and games, a few gifts for the retirement party guest of honor, and souvenirs for event attendees. Celebrate your retiring employee’s next steps and new interests, from Taiko drumming to spotted owls to Rosetta stone. Then let good memories roll and new chapters begin.
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