Welcome to our ultimate guide on workplace Thanksgiving celebrations!
Thanksgiving is a time of gratitude and celebrating traditions, and it’s the perfect opportunity to show appreciation to your employees and create a positive work environment.
Workplace Thanksgiving Celebration Ideas
Discover creative ideas for celebrating Thanksgiving in the workplace. Whether it’s hosting a Thanksgiving feast, organizing fun activities like pumpkin carving contests or gratitude exercises, or giving employees the gift of a Thanksgiving turkey with gThankYou! Gift Certificates, there are endless ways to make your workplace Thanksgiving celebration special.
The Meaning of a Thanksgiving Gift
Learn why a Thanksgiving gift is so meaningful and how it positively impacts both the giver and the recipient. Discover the history of turkey gift-giving in the workplace, dating back over a century, and why it continues to be a cherished tradition.
Gratitude in Action: Thanksgiving Traditions
Explore Thanksgiving traditions worldwide that celebrate gratitude, communal harmony, and the bounty of the harvest. From harvest festivals to communal feasts, discover how different cultures express gratitude and celebrate Thanksgiving in their own unique ways.
Planning a Workplace Thanksgiving Celebration
Find out why planning a workplace Thanksgiving celebration is essential for showing appreciation to your team. Early planning ensures that you can focus on celebrating with your employees and create a memorable event that will leave a lasting impression.
Be an Office Hero: Thanksgiving Gifts for Employees
Discover gThankYou! Gift Certificates as the perfect Thanksgiving gift for employees. With same-day shipping and the option to give recipients the gift of a Thanksgiving turkey or the entire feast, gThankYou! Gift Certificates are a convenient and meaningful way to show your employees how grateful you are for their hard work.
Celebrate Thanksgiving in the workplace, foster employee engagement, and create a culture of gratitude. Plan ahead, embrace the Thanksgiving spirit, and make your workplace Thanksgiving celebration an unforgettable experience for your employees.
Good old-fashioned pie continues to be the quintessential holiday treat. It is perfect for dessert, as a snack, or even as breakfast with a rich cup of coffee. Traditionally, after enjoying a juicy turkey and savory side dishes like stuffing and potatoes, a sweet bite is just what everyone craves. To answer that call, we offer pie gift certificates to send to employees and other stakeholders whom you would like to thank for their support and hard work throughout the year. With their delicate nature, pies are not easy to transport, let alone ship. Pie gift certificates offer the best-case scenario for sending a sweet gesture of gratitude. With gThankYou, sending pie as a holiday gift is actually easy as pie!
If your organization has a history with giving frozen turkeys to employees for the holidays, or even if you’re a new company looking to do something along these lines, a turkey gift program is easy to implement!
What’s a Turkey Gift Program?
There is longstanding tradition in employers providing their hardworking employees with the centerpiece of a holiday meal: turkey! But now, it’s quick and easy and no need to order heavy frozen birds. With gThankYou, you can order gift certificates for employees (local or around the country) and we do all the heavy lifting.
Who’s ready to gobble up some turkey? Your employees are!
If you are charged with Thanksgiving gifts this year, fear not! Thanksgiving Turkey gift certificates are a nostalgic and thoughtful gift. Let us help you as you navigate gratitude season.
Bulk Turkeys – The “New” Way!
Gone are the days of waiting in the winter cold while frozen turkeys are being dispersed to a line of employees before Thanksgiving. Stay inside and surprise your hardworking employees with gift certificates instead! gThankYou gift certificates offer recipients the flexibility to purchase a turkey OR ham OR grocery (or other options) at the store of their choice. Please see our store locator here.
Giving at Thanksgiving
The season of gratitude is coming up, and it’s an important time of year to make sure that each and every employee knows that you’re thankful for what they do. Whether you work in a small office where people wear a variety of hats or oversee a multi-site organization, the fact remains: PEOPLE make the business work. And an employee Thanksgiving gift is the perfect way to say thank you to the individuals who show up every day and give it their all. We certainly think that a Turkey Gift Certificate checks all the boxes.
Millions of Americans will work on Thanksgiving.
Will employees at your company be spending Thanksgiving at work? If so, bring the gratitude (and treats) and make it a workplace celebration they’ll appreciate!
Spending the holiday at work isn’t where most of us want to be for this traditional at-home celebration. But with the right attitude and activities, sharing Thanksgiving with colleagues is an opportunity to highlight workplace gratitude and celebrate your work family.
If your company has employees spending Thanksgiving in the office, (more…)
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Our cards are FREE with your purchase of any gThankYou! Gift Certificates. We’ll even customize the cards for you! Include a personal message, signature, and even your company logo – free of charge.
Thanksgiving is a time of gratitude and celebrating traditions. Turkey has long-been the traditional centerpiece of the Thanksgiving meal, making it the symbol of the holiday, gratitude for the bounty of the meal, shared history and family and friends.
While every group or family is different, there is something special about time together, gathering around the table, and enjoying each other’s company at the holidays. At gThankYou, we are passionate about what we do because it provides employers a way to celebrate team members in a way that honors gratitude and tradition.
A Thanksgiving turkey gift is so meaningful, it positively impacts both giver and recipient. You may not know this, but turkey gift-giving has been a workplace tradition for over a century.
Celebrating Thanksgiving in the workplace is an appreciated and valuable way of showing gratitude to employees. Don’t miss out this year!
SHRM calls Thanksgiving workplace celebrations an “incredible tool” for managers.
A business veteran and author quoted by SHRM says that “in so many organizations, employees go through their days assuming that their co-workers, and especially their bosses, don’t notice or appreciate all of the hard work that they do.”
Did you know that our American Thanksgiving is just one of many gratitude-related Thanksgiving traditions celebrated around the world?
Traditions differ from country to country, but gratitude in action is cause for universal celebration.
The spirit and significance of giving thanks is the same wherever you go — with or without roast turkey and cranberry sauce. So what does giving thanks look like around the world?
Celebrations worldwide of “thanks-giving” share several elements, no matter what people are eating, wearing or singing. We all honor:
- harvest bounty
- communal harmony
- gratitude in action
Thanksgiving is next week, but it’s not too late to order your business Thanksgiving gifts for the workplace.
gThankYou offers same day shipping so your business Thanksgiving gifts can arrive as soon as tomorrow!
Not only are gThankYou’s business Thanksgiving gifts fast and convenient, they’re a meaningful and practical gesture of gratitude that your workplace will love.
gThankYou! Gift Certificates for Turkey (or Turkey or Ham) allow you to give recipients the gift and joy of a Thanksgiving turkey for their holiday meal centerpiece — without the stress of handing out actual frozen turkeys or hams. (more…)
A workplace Thanksgiving celebration lets employees know how grateful you are for their hard work, at a time of year when gratitude is on everyone’s minds already.
Now’s the time to start planning.
Early planning for a workplace Thanksgiving celebration means that, come holiday-time, you and your management team will be able to focus on celebrating with employees.
And that’s key for any employee appreciation effort. Leadership needs to be present and engaged for a celebration to really work. Leaders set the tone.
If employees sense that company leaders don’t care, even the most dazzling party and generous gifts won’t matter. (more…)
Hard to believe, but it’s autumn already! Now’s the time to start planning your Thanksgiving gifts for employees.
Giving employees a Thanksgiving turkey is a company tradition going back generations. Historians date the practice to the manufacturing boom of the 1800s, as a way to introduce immigrant workers to American culture and the holiday spirit of Thanksgiving.
In the early days employers handed out actual fresh or frozen turkeys. It was, and still is, an appreciated gesture.
Now we have a more practical, easy and appreciated way for (more…)