Employee Appreciation Day occurs on the first Friday of the month of March. This year, it falls on Friday, March 6, 2009. The month of March is also Employee Spirit Month, whatever that means.
We're all about fun here, but showing appreciation to your employees is serious business - especially in this economy. Now more than ever, companies need to retain and reward their best employees.
If you need Employee Appreciation Day ideas, gift certificates are a good place to start. Most any drug store or supermarket will sell a wide range of gift certificates in any price range. Look for certificates with wide appeal. While Starbucks may not be everyone's cup of tea (or coffee), almost anyone can enjoy a popular restaurant or bookstore.
Here are some additional Employee Appreciation Day ideas: