Top 10 Gifts For Employees & Staff

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The stats are in! If our Business Gift Satisfaction Survey Reports have convinced you that you need an employee gifting strategy to improve retention, recognize special occasions and top achievers, and boost company morale across the board, you can start creating great employee gifts today using our expert tips. The most memorable gifts for staff and employees share a few key attributes: they include truly unique gift items, they are clearly hand-picked…

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Ask The Expert: How To Give A Great Valentine’s Day Gift

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We’ve heard plenty of reasons why people struggle to find gifts they feel good about giving, but we’re certain anyone can learn to give a great gift with a little encouragement. It is true that certain occasions, like Valentine’s Day, can put more pressure on the giver. Depending on your outlook, it’s the gifting holiday that inspires delight, dread, or excitement for Discount Chocolate Day (February 15th, for those marking their calendars)….

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Personal Notes Boost Employee Connectedness

In BUSINESS, Expert Gift Tips

This common-sense activity is as impactful to making a gift “very memorable” as gifts chosen especially for each individual. And research shows that recipients of gifts they describe as “very memorable” are 70% more likely to report feeling connected to their employers. The impact of a simple personally-addressed note is worth emphasizing: overall, two-thirds of all employee gift recipients don’t remember their gift including a personalized note. Taking the time to individually…

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Gifting as an Employee Retention Tool

In BUSINESS, Expert Gift Tips

Employee gifting can play an important role in employee retention in a tight labor market, which is why US businesses will spend upwards of $40B in employee gifting this year. The good news: Gifting plays an important role in employee connectedness, loyalty, and retention. 81% of employees feel appreciated when they receive gifts from employers 56% feel recognized for doing a good job 41% indicate that gifts positively influence their opinion of their…

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What to Spend on Employee Retention Gifts

In BUSINESS, Expert Gift Tips

Across the country, people expect employers to spend around $75 on most employee gifts, with little variation by region. Employees expect their employers to spend the least on birthday gifts – $50 or less – and the most on gifts celebrating important business milestones: $150 on average Gift cards are especially popular among employees over 40, with 91% rating gift cards as one of the top two choices, vs. 78% for employees under…

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