Recognize Your Team This Employee Appreciation Day
Employee Appreciation Day is approaching on March 6th and Rymax has some suggestions on ways to show your team they are appreciated and valued. The expression of appreciation increases an employee’s well-being and engagement, as well company commitment. This recognition day is celebrated every year on the first Friday in March and serves as a way for companies across the nation to thank their employees for their hard work and efforts throughout the year.
If done properly, celebrating this holiday can help strengthen the bond between employer and employee and even help attract new talent to your company. According to Forbes, 89% of workers at companies that support well-being initiatives are more likely to recommend their company as a “good place to work”. Rymax’s custom tailored employee engagement programs can help convey appreciation and boost employee productivity.
Rymax celebrates Employee Appreciation Day by saying thank you with a company-wide breakfast, serving a spread of complimentary coffee and bagels in our cafeteria for our 150+ employees to enjoy. Additionally, we have an internal employee engagement program called, Be A Part of It, where employees can win be recognized by earning points throughout the year based on a employees going above and beyond performance goals set by department managers and the leadership team at Rymax. These points can then be used to shop on our rewards and recognition platform, Maxsite and browse our rewards catalog of over 450 brands and more than 15,000 products! In addition to our employee appreciation program, Rymax runs a Years of Service program where we award tenure employees in 5, 10, 15- and 20-year increments. Employees get awarded with plaques as well as points, so they can select a reward of their choosing.
There are many ways to make Employee Appreciation Day a priority in your office. Whether you choose an in-office party, annual points-based program or gift, the key is to recognize efforts and show gratitude.
The following products are some of Rymax’s favorite office gifts that convey appreciation.
The Tile Pro 2-Pack features two separate high-performing, durable Bluetooth tracking devices. You can use them to track your misplaced item directly from your smartphone within 400 ft Bluetooth range. There is even an option to locate your phone when it gets misplaced. If you’re out and about, the Tile app remembers when and where you left something behind.
Ember’s Self-Heating Ceramic Travel Mug is something your employees can put to use every day when coming into the office. This temperature-controlled mug lets you set your preferred beverage temperature so you can enjoy every last drop while maintaining the temperature for an hour! Included is the mug, a charging coaster and power adaptor.
Swarovski’s Crystalline Ballpoint Pen is the perfect gift or reward for someone who is an avid note taker or someone who would enjoy a luxurious addition to their stationary collection. With approximately 540 shimmering clear crystals, this Swarovski pen can help inspire any writer.
Wireless gadgets and technology are now being used more than ever. It’s common to see people carrying wires with them or searching for an outlet to charge their devices. In a time where constant connectivity is so important, portable chargers can come in handy. The MyCharge RAZORXTRA 12000mAh Portable Charger features two built-in USB ports, rapid recharge and max-power transfer from power bank to device. Power-stay feature maintains battery power for up to 1 year. Device compatibility is ensured with smart-sense.
If there are people on your team who enjoy the outdoors or exercising, the iHome Aquio iP67 Bluetooth Speaker with a 16-oz. bottle is a great idea. With BPA-free and double insulated walls, this stylish bottle keeps your beverages cold up to 24 hours and hot up to 14 hours. The Bluetooth Speaker can be used on-the-go or on its own with a detachable feature. The speaker provides up to 6 hours of playtime.
Whether expressing a verbal “thank you”, implementing a points-based employee recognition programs, gifting employees with merchandise or hosting a small in-office party on March 6th, celebrate Employee Appreciation Day and let your team know that they are a valued part of the company.