• Happy National Custodial Workers Recognition Day!

    How will you celebrate custodial workers recognition day?

    Give your custodial staff the thanks they deserve on National Custodial Workers Recognition Day, Oct. 2. (Photo via San Marcos CISD)

    Happy National Custodial Workers Recognition Day! Held every Oct. 2, it’s a celebration of the people who keep our buildings cleaned, maintained, safe and ready for daily activity.

    Every workplace needs custodians. Custodial workers are ubiquitous, yet they’re often the least seen or recognized employees of a company.

    “More than 23 million custodians in the United States work behind the scenes, clean up our messes, and usually go unnoticed,” according to an ABC news story. National Custodial Workers Recognition Day is a way to highlight “their sometimes thankless job.”

    In another ABC story on National Custodial Workers Recognition Day, one custodian says his team’s work is rarely noticed until something goes wrong.

    “If something’s wrong, they hear about it. If something’s right, they usually don’t get that pleasure of hearing ‘Thank You,'” he says.

    Read on for quick recognition ideas to show your gratitude and celebrate National Custodial Workers Recognition Day. Your custodial staff will appreciate the attention!

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  • The Ultimate Butterball Turkey Gift – Easy, Affordable, Loved

    What’s the ultimate Butterball® Turkey Gift? Giving recipients the choice of any brand of turkey, and the ease and flexibility of gThankYou! Gift CertificatesAmerica’s Favorite Employee Gift Certificate™!

    What makes the best Butterball Turkey Gift? gThankYou! Turkey Gift Certificates good for ANY Brand turkey.

    gThankYou! Turkey Gift Certificates allow recipients to choose any Brand and preparation of whole turkey — Butterball®, Norbest®, Smithfield® or any other brand from major grocery chain stores in the U.S.

    Recipients choose the turkey that they want, when and where they like to shop! gThankYou Certificates are Manufacturer Coupons that are redeemed at checkout like other cents-off coupons.

    Looking for even more choice with your Butterball turkey gift? Select gThankYou! Turkey Or Ham Gift Certificates, redeemable for either a whole turkey or a half or whole ham. A perfect gift for the holiday season. No wonder gThankYou is America’s Favorite Employee Gift Certificate™!

    gThankYou! Certificates of Gratitude are available in amounts from $5 to $30. Simply choose the Certificate value that fits your needs and budget. Unlike gift cards or Butterball® Gift Checks, gThankYou Certificates are only for a specific item (such as a whole turkey), have an expiration date and provide no cash or residual value.

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    And, with gThankYou, you receive Certificate personalization and holiday Enclosure Cards for your personal message of thanks and organization logo (if desired) – all FREE!

    truckimgInterested in learning about our large-volume discounts? Call 888-484-1658.

    Order today and receive your order as fast as the next morning. All orders ship same day or we ship to the delivery date you want.

    Need more reasons to share gThankYou! Gift Certificates with your employees this holiday season? Read on!

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  • Why Empowering Employees Is Key to Workplace Happiness

    Build lasting workplace happiness: empower employees to be invested in their work.

    Build lasting workplace happiness: empower employees to be invested in their work. (Photo via Celestine Chua, Flickr)

    Workplace happiness depends on leaders who know how to empower employees. “The Arrival of the People-First Workplace” has begun, according to a recent PSFK editorial round-table.

    “It’s high time for all companies — whether operating in a converted loft or from the top floor of a Midtown skyscraper — to adopt a people-first workplace. Or, as our report tells it, ‘corporations run the risk of fragmenting internally if they continue to separate employees from the high-value service they provide customers,'” PSFK’s Bogar Alonso writes.

    A big part of putting people first is empowering employees to do their best work possible. And the organizational payoffs are big. TalentCulture calls employee empowerment “a powerful strategy” toward workplace happiness and growth: “Used properly it can energize a company’s culture, increase profitability and positively impact the customer experience.”

    Yet, as TalentCulture and other workplace experts point out, too many organizations are missing the chance to empower employees adequately. Read on to find out why, and how empowering employees builds lasting workplace happiness.

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  • The Best Corporate Turkey Gift for Distributed Workplaces

    gThankYou! Corporate Turkey Gift - An Easy Way to Share Your Thanksgiving Gratitude!

    Share America’s Favorite Corporate Turkey Gift with your distributed workforce for a practical, meaningful message of holiday gratitude.

    Send a genuine, meaningful message of appreciation to your distributed employees this Thanksgiving: choose a Turkey Gift Certificate or Turkey Or Ham Gift Certificate from gThankYou. It’s America’s Favorite Corporate Turkey Gift!

    gThankYou specializes in corporate turkey gifts that make it easy and affordable to express your gratitude, even in workplaces with employees spread across the country.

    Recipients love the ability to choose the size, brand and preparation of turkey that’s best for their family Thanksgiving celebration. gThankYou! Turkey Gift Certificates can be redeemed for any brand of whole turkey, at virtually all major grocery stores in the U.S.

    Plus, each Certificate purchase comes with our popular ‘Thank You’ Enclosure Cards. Choose from dozens of card designs, then give us your personal message for recipients along with your company logo (if desired). We create a proof for you to approve and include the cards with your order – all for FREE! Click this link to see our Catalog of Free Thanksgiving Card Designs now.

    We created our corporate turkey gift with you in mind.

    We understand orchestrating the distributing of employee gifts can be a challenge for any workplace, but especially distributed ones. gThankYou! Gift Certificates and Enclosure Cards fit in a standard business-sized envelope for distributing in person or via payroll or mail. gThankYou can provide custom website ordering with your pre-determined selection of products and custom Enclosure Cards. Orders ship directly and can be timed for a company-wide delivery date or shipped immediately.

    To learn more about our customizable ordering and delivery options, call us at: 888-484-1658.

    Clearly communicated, meaningful appreciation is needed now more than ever in the American workplace, according to a new report. Read on to find out what this report means for thanking distributed workplaces and why a gThankYou Corporate Turkey Gift satisfies new standards for appreciation.

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  • How Everyone Benefits from Workplace Gratitude

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    Is your workplace grateful? Celebrate World Gratitude Day with a commitment to building workplace gratitude! Download our FREE eBook, “Transform Your Workplace With Gratitude” by clicking the image now!

    Everyone benefits from a healthy culture of workplace gratitude: employees, managers, company leadership and, of course, customers.

    World Gratitude Day is this Wednesday, Sept. 21, so we’re taking time this week to reflect on how gratitude in the workplace supports people and amplifies gratitude elsewhere in our lives.

    The origin of World Gratitude Day dates back to 1965. It was inspired by the all-American holiday of Thanksgiving!

    At an international Thanksgiving dinner in Hawaii that year, Indian meditation teacher and World Gratitude Day founder Sri Shinmoy “proposed a globally unifying holiday to formally express gratitude and appreciation.” The United Nations formally adopted it in 1977.

    In 2015, “Gratitude Diaries” author Janice Kaplan wrote a column for the Chicago Tribune on the transformational power of being grateful and the importance of celebrating World Gratitude Day.

    “It’s a good day to reflect on what we have and why we have it. Doing that doesn’t undermine our ambition. We can still want more and expect more. But we’ll be healthier for acknowledging our good fortune,” she wrote.

    Regularly expressed gratitude can lower blood pressure, improve sleep and even dramatically decrease depression. The benefits extend beyond personal wellbeing. Gratitude is also good for relationships and business.

    Yet, as Kaplan discovered in researching her book, gratitude doesn’t get the attention it deserves.

    “Three years ago, I oversaw a national poll for the John Templeton Foundation that found less than half of the people surveyed said they expressed gratitude on a regular basis,” Kaplan writes. “The American myth of self-reliance may be the biggest obstacle here. … However talented or driven we are, most of us got a boost along the way from a loving parent, an encouraging boss, or the simple luck of being born here.”

    Let’s look at the ways workplace gratitude in particular touches everyone involved and lifts up organizational culture. The benefits of workplace gratitude are all-encompassing!

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  • New 2016 Thanksgiving Thank You Cards for Employees

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    Make your gratitude shine! Click to download gThankYou’s 2016 Autumn & Thanksgiving Enclosure Card Catalog to see our full range of design options.

    Our gratitude is what makes Thanksgiving special. Be sure you’re communicating your workplace gratitude clearly and in a memorable way. Every order of gThankYou! Certificates of Gratitude (for a whole turkey, turkey or ham, groceries and more) come with free customizable Enclosure Cards to share your personal message of thanks – holiday time or any time.  We’re excited to announce the addition of new designs to our selection of Autumn and Thanksgiving Thank You Cards for employees, customers and clients.

    Catch your employees’ eyes with these beautiful cards. Each includes a thoughtful Thanksgiving greeting, gorgeous art and space for your personal message and even company logo if you wish. Cards are 3-inches high by 4-inches wide (3″ X 4″) and printed on high-quality card stock.

    Don’t skip Thank You cards this Thanksgiving! They’re vital to building a strong workplace culture. Gratitude is transformative in the workplace. A thoughtful employee Thank You note actually motivates employees more than the prospect of a cash bonus or promotion. Make your gratitude shine this holiday season with gThankYou’s unique Thanksgiving Thank You cards for employees!

    To see our complete line of Thanksgiving Thank You cards for employees, download our Autumn and Thanksgiving Enclosure Card Designs Catalog. Keep reading to see the designs we’ve added for Fall 2016, from whimsical to classic.

    You can see our Winter Holiday Designs and the complete assortment of Card Designs on the gThankYou website. To learn more call us at: 888-484-1658.

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