This gThankYou blog category focuses on finding and buying creative employee gifts, including Christmas hams, Thanksgiving turkeys, gift certificates, and grocery vouchers. We also delve into the broader topic of corporate gifts for distributed employees, providing tips for choosing gifts that will create a sense of camaraderie and goodwill, as well as strategies for presenting them in a personal and thoughtful way.

We’ll explore the benefits of giving holiday turkeys, provide tips on buying them in bulk, and how employees can redeem gThankYou gift certificates most anywhere. There are plenty of compelling reasons to consider giving turkeys to your employees around the holidays. Additionally, we compare and contrast gift certificates with gift cards and gift checks, so you can find the best option for your team. We’ll also explore the advantages of grocery gift certificates and provide ideas for using them effectively.

Throughout our blog, we touch on related topics such as the importance of generosity in the workplace and the advantages and disadvantages of different types of gift certificates. Whether you’re looking for specific ideas or just want to learn more about the art of gift-giving in the corporate world, our blog has something for everyone.

At the end of the day, it’s crucial to show your employees that you appreciate them, value their hard work, and recognize their contributions. By choosing thoughtful and meaningful employee gifts, you can create excitement and positive energy in the workplace. So, check out our blog today and plan your employee gift giving with confidence!



  • Not Too Late to Gift a Thanksgiving Turkey!

    Share the gift of a Thanksgiving turkey!

    Say Thank You with a Turkey Gift!

     

    Thanksgiving will be here before you know it. But there’s still time to show your gratitude to hardworking employees with turkey gift certificates — if you act soon and choose gThankYou!

    gThankYou offers same-day shipping, so your employee Thanksgiving gifts can be there as soon as tomorrow!

    The Thanksgiving Gift Everyone Loves!

    gThankYou Turkey Gift Certificates

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  • Say “Thank You” with a Thanksgiving Turkey!

    The perfect turkey gift from gThankYou

     

    Nothing says “Thank You” like the gift of a Thanksgiving turkey. And now is the perfect time to give thanks!

    November is National Gratitude Month. The month leading up to Thanksgiving is perfectly fitting for us all to embrace the act of gratitude. There are many ways to express our appreciation for those in our lives. After the last year and a half, we especially appreciate being acknowledged and valued.
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  • The Difference Between Turkey Gift Certificates vs. Gift Cards

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    What’s the difference between Gift Certificates and Gift Cards?

    Are you looking to share the gift of a turkey in your workplace this holiday season? Be sure to understand the differences between Turkey Gift Certificates vs. Gift Cards when choosing what’s best for your employees and customers.

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

    gThankYou Certificates are Manufacturer Coupons which are only good for specific items (such as a whole turkey or ham or groceries), have an expiration date, and provide no cash or residual value. They cannot be deposited in the bank or used to buy other merchandise.
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  • Why The Corporate Turkey Gift Tradition Matters

    Giving turkeys at Thanksgiving has a long history.

    If you’ve ever been curious about why the corporate turkey gift tradition matters, the reasons are many: it’s practical, meaningful, affordable, and a gift everyone values and enjoys sharing with family and friends!

    For decades, company leaders have been giving turkeys to their employees at Thanksgiving as an expression of appreciation. The gesture is a nod to tradition and gratitude. It’s an affordable gift, but one that is truly appreciated. It’s also smart business.

    It is already that time of year to think ahead. How will you celebrate your employees this holiday season?

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  • What Employees Want this Holiday Season

    Gratitude: Giving back to the employees who give so much every day

    Holiday gift-giving is a joyous time to spread gratitude. It brings people together (even remotely) and delivers a pick-me-up during challenging times. The COVID-19 Pandemic has rocked many boats, but let’s look at the positive: increased employee engagement! To embrace this uptick, let’s also explore employee appreciation and keeping morale high by giving employees what they REALLY need or want this holiday season.

    COVID-19: Good for workplace engagement 

    Understanding the importance of employee engagement has always been important to organizations; especially those that care about employee satisfaction, retention, and a variety of other factors that support a great workforce. With the COVID-19 pandemic, employee engagement has been absolutely critical as companies have needed to heavily rely on essential workers and revamp organizational structures. Remote workforces require extra effort to keep engagement levels high, and recent research indicates that this is indeed happening.
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  • Generosity at Work: 8 Benefits

    Workplace Gratitude

    By Cheryl Baker, Co-Founder and Director of Social Capital, Give and Take, Inc.

    When you hear the term “contagion,” what image comes to mind? Disease. Panic in mass crowds. Viral social media trends. Perhaps this time of year, you think of the flu. 

    Scientists have found that within groups, thoughts and moods can be just as contagious as physical diseases or behaviors. In a phenomenon called emotional contagion, researchers have observed that “individuals tend to express and feel emotions that are similar to those of others,” seeming to “catch” the feelings of those around them. 

    While the word “contagion” often carries a negative connotation, research on the benefits of emotional contagion has shown that this ripple effect may be a secret workplace weapon for productivity and engagement. If you have a culture of generosity and appreciation, you’ve likely seen this in action.

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  • Frozen Turkeys vs. Turkey Gift Certificates

    Beautiful Thanksgiving Turkey Spread

    If you’re still ordering frozen turkey gifts for your employees, this should be the year that you replace that burdensome and onerous approach with Turkey Gift Certificates from gThankYou.  We assure you that this easy process will literally and figuratively lighten your load.

    Turkeys remain the quintessential holiday employee gift.  Always the star on the table at Thanksgiving gatherings across the country, turkeys are a welcome and appreciated gift.  They are the perfect way to underscore how thankful you are for your employees’ contributions and loyalty. (more…)

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  • Last-Minute Gift Ideas Employees Will Love

    Hanukka just ended and it’s not long until employees start taking off for the Christmas holiday and business winds down for the year.
    There’s still time to choose a thoughtful holiday gift that will show employees how much you appreciate them.

    Last-Minute Gift Ideas Employees Will Love

    Here are five affordable employee gift ideas that are convenient enough to arrange at the last minute. Don’t forget to share your gifts with gratitude – the most meaningful gift of appreciation is free!For gift ideas employees will love check out the infographic from gThankYou!

    • A group gift.
      If your time is short, consider a group outing, an upgrade to the break room, or a holiday luncheon or party (if you’re not already planning one).
    • Productivity apps or tools.
      Digital apps can be delivered instantly, with no physical orders or trips to the store. Poll your employees on which app will save them time or make them even better at their jobs.
    • Gift certificates for turkey or ham.
      The workplace gift of a turkey or ham is a beloved tradition of gratitude that stretches back decades. Gift certificates eliminate the logistical difficulties of storing and distributing frozen turkeys or hams, and they give your employees the flexibility to choose the sizes and preparations they want.

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  • Corporate Turkey Gift Certificates and the Power of Ritual

    Corporate Turkey Gift Certificates

    One of the most powerful things you can do for your employees is communicate in a sincere and heartfelt way that they are valued. And one way to do that is with Corporate Turkey Gift Certificates by gThankYou during the holiday season.

    Celebrate Tradition and Gratitude

    When given with gratitude, the gift of a holiday turkey is a deeply meaningful gift. It reminds staff they’re part of something bigger. Employees feel taken care of when they receive a thoughtful gift. They know they matter to you and the business. That’s important. Research by the American Psychological Association found a clear link between feeling valued at work and employees reporting better physical and mental health.
    But beyond that, the gift of a Thanksgiving or holiday turkey is imbued with ritual that’s associated with gratitude.
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  • Easy, Affordable Easter Ham Gifts

    Ham is the perfect employee appreciation gift at Easter.

    Many Easter customs, including symbolism associated with foods, have roots in folklore and traditions passed down through generations. Eating a ham at Easter is a tradition going back hundreds of years, as far back as the sixth century. It’s the centerpiece to a big family meal that marks new beginnings and a new season.

    According to the National Retail Federation, total spending on Easter festivities in the U.S. reached a record high of $24 billion last year, and food spending makes up a significant portion of this total.

    When you give a gThankYou ham gift certificate, your gift will serve as a delicious symbol of your gratitude. (more…)

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How gThankYou Certificates Work

Step 1

Order Certificates

Choose the gThankYou Certificates you want and order them online or by telephone.

Step 2

Ship directly to your business

Your order is delivered by UPS. Nearly all orders ship the day received. Overnight shipping is available.

Step 3

Distribute to your employees

Personalize your gThankYou Certificates with Giver name or logo (both optional) and give them to employees.

Step 4

Redeem at any grocery store

Recipients redeem Certificates at major U.S. grocery stores and select the items they want.