Last Updated on November 28, 2023
Appreciation is the key motivator for making the employee perform better. The employee puts in effort for the betterment of their company, and they deserve a day to be appreciated. The performance appraisal falls bi-annually or annually in the companies, but it is a formal appraisal where the areas that must be improved are said along with the appreciation of the good work done. Employee appreciation day is not like a performance; it is a celebration that falls on the 1st Friday in March.
History Of Employee Appreciation Day
The day was created to strengthen the bond between employees and employers. It is famous in the united States and also in other countries in the western world. The day was created in the year 1995. Bob Nelson, a board member of recognition professionals international, along with the publishing company called the workman publishing, created the day in 1995.
The day was created in response to the boss day. The boss day is when the employees appreciate the bosses. The company would flourish only when both the boss and the employees go hand in hand. So, the employee appreciation day was also created.
How To Celebrate Employee Appreciation Day
The bosses can make the employees feel happy by giving them this day to enjoy by having some fun activities at the office. The appreciation that we get makes us feel joyful, and it will boost our self-confidence. The HR team in the corporate companies can prepare a small card to be stuck on the desks of the employees. The company website can have words of appreciation on the employee appreciation day.
Self-appreciation is the best way to love oneself and boost self-efficacy. The employees must write words of self-appreciation for themselves in their diary and read them for themselves. The practice of self-appreciation can begin on the employee appreciation day. One can also appreciate their colleagues and friends in the company they work in and also other friends with cards and presents.
The day can be enjoyed with all the friends who work hard for their companies by having an amazing dinner at the best restaurant.
Why It Is Important To Celebrate Employee Appreciation Day
The employees who put their efforts into the company work in contributing to the growth of the company, and in turn, they also contribute to the growth of the country as a whole. The hard work they do deserves appreciation. All the employees, irrespective of the work they do, deserve appreciation. The janitor also deserves an appreciation as that of the chief executive officer of a company. The day is celebrated to appreciate the work of every employee who put their hard work into the job they do.
Employees are the best resource for a business and also for the country. They get paid for their work, but they do need an appreciation, which makes them feel valued. Let the day serve the purpose at its best.