Employee Recognition Tips | Workplace Valentine’s Day Gifts

Or…Valentine’s Day—It’s not just for romance anymore.

It’s a great day to show employees, coworkers, and customers how much you appreciate them, notes Megan Smith, eHow contributor, in
Valentine Gifts for Coworkers.”

Persis Swift , in HR resource Capital Associates Industries‘ Workplace Insights blog, “9 Ways to Show Your Employees Some Love, writes:

“Demonstrating to your employees that you value and appreciate the work they put in each week will yield a positive outcome.

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It’s Not Too Late to Share Your Gratitude with Employees!

Your employees work hard for you all year. The holidays are almost upon us, and if you haven’t planned a holiday thank-you for them, you still have time.

gThankYou! Winter Thank You NoteAfter all, as Harvard Business School professor and author Rosabeth Moss Kanter writes in a Harvard Business Review blog post, “12 Gifts for Cash-Short, Recession-Weary Workplaces”:

The gift of workplace caring keeps on giving, by providing energy and motivation for the hard work ahead.”

Give Gift Certificates and Gift Cards

CareerBuilder lists gift certificates and gift cards in the top three most appreciated employee gifts in “Top 10 Last Minute Employee Gift Ideas”:

“Other than cash itself, the gift card is an always appreciated office gift.

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Free eBook: “Ultimate Employee Gift-Giving Guide” by gThankYou!

Download your FREE “Employee Gift-Giving Guide”, the perfect resource for your holiday gift-giving planning.

Everybody wants to feel valued and appreciated-and that includes your employees.  In this handy guide, you learn why recognition is so important to employees and your bottom-line, as well as best practice learning you can put to use in your workplace.

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Employee Recognition Best Practices: 5 Tips from Taj Hotels

Recognition is one of the top three creators of “workplace superheroes,” along with opportunities for growth and trust.

Kevin Kruse, serial entrepreneur behind award-winning companies and New York Times best-selling author of Employee Engagement 2.0, makes that observation in his book and in a Forbes article, “Employee Recognition: 5 Keys from Taj Hotels Resorts.”

He notes: Many best practices for recognition can be gleaned from a company many Westerners are unfamiliar with, Taj Hotels Resorts and Palaces.

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The Secret to Successful Employee Gifts

So you bought your employees gift certificates for a holiday turkey or ham, or maybe a pie or some ice cream. Don’t just stuff them in workplace mailboxes. The way you give employee gifts is even more important than what you give.

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Employee Thank You Gifts – Learning from U.C. Berkeley

gThankYou! - U.C. Berkeley LogoTo appreciate and embrace diversity in its workforce, U.C. Berkeley’s Facilities Services Department instituted a formal employee recognition and thank you gift-giving program, resulting in measurable improvements.

On-the-Spot Employee Thank You Gifts

Like many businesses, managing and embracing diversity is becoming increasingly important as minority populations continue to grow in the U.S. 

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What Father’s Day Teaches Us About Gratitude

It took years to make Father’s Day an official holiday, but that doesn’t make our gratitude toward and appreciation of our fathers any less sincere. In the same way, if your recognition of your employees’ hard work is overdue, there’s no time like the present—and they’ll still appreciate your sincere thanks.

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10 Tips for Great Grilling!

Now that the official start to summer is here, it’s time to get outside and grill! It’s the perfect excuse to invite friends, family or co-workers over to celebrate summer.

gThankYou! - BBQ Tools

Grilling is the simplest, most basic cooking method there is.

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The Perfect Mother’s Day Gift

For Mother’s Day, every Mom appreciates most, something from the heart.  A child’s handmade card, special craft project or custom gift certificate for something such as “picking up my room without being asked for a month”.

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