You can pick a variety of thoughtful gifts for a gift basket

As the holiday season approaches, companies seek ways to express gratitude to their employees for their hard work and dedication throughout the year. Employee gift baskets are a thoughtful and fun way to show appreciation. A basket with an ornament, some candy and a gift certificate are a perfect gift. And if you have company swag, now’s the time to share it! Here are some compelling reasons why employee holiday gift baskets are a great idea:

Baskets Provide a Tangible Expression of Gratitude

Gift baskets provide a tangible way to convey the company’s appreciation to employees. The effort put into selecting and presenting the gifts demonstrates that the company values its employees and recognizes their contributions. This gesture of gratitude fosters a sense of belonging and recognition among employees.

Enhance Employee Morale and Engagement

Receiving a gift basket during the holiday season can significantly boost employee morale. It shows that the company cares about its employees and their well-being and receiving a gift is just plain fun! This positive reinforcement can lead to increased employee engagement, motivation, and productivity.

Strengthening Company Culture and Loyalty

When employees feel valued and appreciated, they are more likely to develop a strong sense of loyalty to the company. This loyalty can lead to reduced turnover rates, increased productivity, and a more positive work environment.

Promoting Company Values and Recognition

Gift baskets can be customized to align with the company’s values and promote its brand identity. For instance, a company that emphasizes health and wellness could include healthy snacks (or fruits and veggie gift certificates) and fitness accessories in the baskets. This personalized touch reinforces the company’s values in a creative way.

Providing Convenience and Thoughtfulness

Gift baskets offer a convenient and thoughtful way to express appreciation. Employees can enjoy the gifts at their own pace and convenience, either at home or in the office. The variety of items in the baskets caters to diverse tastes and preferences, ensuring that everyone feels included.

Extending Gratitude Beyond the Individual

Gift baskets can be extended to employees’ families, demonstrating the company’s appreciation for their support and contribution to their employees’ well-being. This gesture of inclusion extends the company’s gratitude beyond the individual and reinforces its commitment to its employees’ families. When you include a turkey or ham or groceries gift certificate, it’s a great way to encourage recipients to share their gift at home.

Demonstrating Corporate Social Responsibility

Gift baskets can be sourced from local businesses or organizations that support social causes. This demonstrates the company’s commitment to social responsibility and its dedication to giving back to the community. Such initiatives can enhance the company’s reputation and attract socially conscious employees.

Ideas for Gift Basket Items

  • A handwritten card
  • A logoed item like a mug, waterbottle or beanie
  • A bag of coffee from a local roaster
  • A bag of holiday candy
  • A gratitude journal
  • A succulent
  • An ornament
  • Gourmet cookies from a local bakery
  • Hand sanitizer
  • A gThankYou gift certificate!

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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.