Congratulations and Recognition in the Workplace

By reading this article, you’re already showing what you value: Commitment. Going the extra mile. Making your workplace better for everyone. Well done. Now admit it. That felt pretty good, right? Everyone likes being acknowledged, whether for a simple task or for reaching a new milestone in life. It’s human nature to want to be…

Sympathy Message Examples in the Workplace

Writing a sympathy note for someone’s loss is always a challenge. Words rarely seem sufficient to convey the comfort you intend. It can feel even more daunting in a professional setting when you’re not sure how to address a very emotional and personal situation. However, a condolence message for the loss of a loved one…

Sharing Sympathy with Coworkers and Colleagues

Writing a condolence note is never easy. Sending words of sympathy, already a sensitive and emotional area, in a professional context can be even more difficult. However, people grieving a loved one or experiencing the loss of someone close to them are the same people you know and care about at work. Spending the majority…

4 Up-Front Ways to Support Frontline Workers

We’ve been hearing a lot about frontline workers lately. They’re the nurses, grocery clerks, senior living assistants, and gas station attendants. They’re the postal workers, teachers, delivery drivers, first responders, and doctors. They’re the people we’ve always counted on. And for the past year, we’ve appreciated how much they matter. Appreciation, as you know, is…

5 Ways to Show Support on Administrative Professionals Day 2021

What to give on Administrative Professionals Day? If you’re asking the question, you’re already ahead of the game. After the year we’ve had, the workplace hasn’t been the same—and it may not be what we expect a year from now! With widespread hybrid work measures in place, April 21’s Administrative Assistant Day (a.k.a. Admin Day,…

How to Say Get Well to a Colleague

From a business perspective, taking a sick day has come to mean taking some time off work to recover. To keep co-workers well. To temporarily put productivity on hold. But having a colleague who’s out sick can feel personal, too—especially when the leave is prolonged. After all, you spend a good part of your waking…

Gifts for New Business Owners & Small Business Owners

Starting a new business or (running one) is an exciting time. These new and small business owners have worked hard turning their ideas into reality and are probably very busy in keeping them operational. While you may want to congratulate them on this great accomplishment with a gift, you may be wondering what to give…

15 Gift Ideas to Celebrate a Job Promotion

Getting a job promotion is a huge accomplishment, and that hard work should be recognized and rewarded. Even if this isn’t someone’s first job promotion, celebrating the achievement is always a good idea. There’s no better way to reward them for their efforts than with a unique gift.  However, you’ll want to give a gift…

15+ of the Best Employee Birthday Gift Ideas

Showing your employees and coworkers how much you appreciate them is an important part of any job, particularly when their birthday rolls around. However, it can be challenging to choose the perfect gift, especially if you rarely see them outside the office. Fortunately, there are plenty of great office birthday gifts that are the perfect…

15+ Gift Ideas for Your Business Partners

Where would you be without your business partner? He or she is likely one of the people you spend a lot of time with—and who truly understands the hard work you do together. To recognize your partner for all of his or her long hours and hard work, you may consider getting a special gift.…