30+ of the Best Employee Birthday Gifts

Showing appreciation to your employees is essential in the workplace. A great way to express gratitude is to celebrate their birthday. A present will let your employee know that you put thought and time into acknowledging them.

According to a recent study, "Over 80% said gifts have improved relationships with employees and/or clients, with 48% saying gifting delivered a substantial benefit." By purchasing a birthday gift, you will improve employee morale and help the recipient feel valued. 

Even with a $50 or less budget, you can choose from an extensive array of gifts. You can even make sure that you get a personalized gift that they will appreciate. Below are some great ideas that will fit within your budget. 

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How to Celebrate a 50th Birthday Without a Party

A 50th birthday is a significant milestone in any person’s life. If you are looking to celebrate your friend, a loved one, or even your own birthday but cannot have a party, there are some great alternative ways to celebrate the occasion. You can definitely make it a memorable  50th birthday without a traditional party. Some great ideas to celebrate are: 

  • Get an amazing gift
  • Make a video
  • Create a Kudoboard
  • Virtual celebration 
  • Send a card
  • Go out to dinner
  • Decorate 

No matter what you decide to do, you can make a 50th birthday special without throwing a party. But don’t let the day go without celebrating this milestone birthday.  

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11 Fun Ways to Celebrate a Remote Office Party

Now that many companies have moved to work remotely, they need to develop creative ways to celebrate holidays or birthdays. Remote or hybrid working can be challenging because of the lack of human interaction. A large complaint of many employees in different industries is a lack of employee appreciation and employee experience, which can lead to burnout and lack of employee retention. A way to solve this and help employees feel valued, is by celebrating birthdays. Even if it is a simple virtual card, employees will feel recognized and important on their special day. Even though you cannot see your coworkers in person, you can still have a great celebration. Whether you choose to get together through Zoom or mail out a card, there are several different ways you can celebrate. 

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Tips For Celebrating Your Golden Birthday In Style

The golden birthday is a fun celebration for a birthday that corresponds with the date of a birthday to the age a person is turning. For example, if your birthday is March 10th, your golden birthday is at 10 years old. A birthday on the 25th? Your golden birthday would be when you turn 25. Today we’ll chat a bit about where the tradition of golden birthdays comes from, some ideas for a fun and thematic golden-themed celebration, as well as some gift ideas for milestone birthdays. Ready? Set? Celebrate! 

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The 13 Best Ecard Options for 2023

Folks have been migrating their paper-based activities online for a while now, and then the pandemic really sped things up. Goodbye, graduation parties. Nice try, office birthday party. Instead, we were home and looking for ways to mark the special occasions in our lives when we could no longer pass around that grocery store greeting card. 

Ecards have come a long way to allow us the full expression of our thoughts and feelings on those special days. Whether it’s a sympathy card, group birthday ecard, or a simple “Thinking of You,” sending an electronic greeting card is easier than ever—and you have options. 

We’re breaking down the 12 most popular and useful ecard options out there (in no particular order), including their pros and cons, so you can determine which will best meet your needs. 

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15 Fun Ways To Give Birthday Wishes

Birthdays need to be celebrated! This year you can give your friend, loved one, or coworker a unique birthday shout-out. Giving your friend a shout-out for their birthday means that you will publicly recognize them on their special day, and it will give others the chance to wish them a happy birthday, too. It will be so fun to see others celebrate their birthday with them. This is their day, and you can help make it an unforgettable one!

Here are some fun ways to offer birthday wishes:

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8 Awesome Ways to Use Kudoboard in Your Workplace

When working in a company, whether remote or on location, you tend to spend a lot of time alongside your coworkers. When a special event comes along in their life, a card just doesn’t seem like enough. It is time to make your co-worker a Kudoboard

What is a Kudoboard?

A Kudoboard is the best way to gather a group of people and give them one place to show appreciation. A group of coworkers can have a central location to upload photos, videos, and messages for the person you want to show appreciation for. Instead of passing a paper card around the office, create an online group card with Kudoboard! Some perfect occasions for a Kudoboard are:

  • Welcome to the Team
  • Birthdays
  • Work anniversaries
  • Weddings
  • Loss of a loved one
  • Thank You
  • Birth of a child
  • Retirement
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How To Throw An Office Birthday Party

Who doesn’t love an office birthday party? You probably don’t have someone as awesome as Dwight and Jim planning your party (check out those incredible decorations below), but that doesn’t mean you can’t throw an awesome party for your co-workers! Celebrating birthdays is a great way to show employees they are valued, and it helps them feel special. If you’re lost on how to throw an awesome office birthday party, keep reading. 

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How to Decorate the Office for a Birthday

It is your coworker’s birthday, and it’s your job this year to decorate their workspace and plan a party. What do you do?! Do you choose a theme or just go a simple traditional route with decorations and a cake? We have you covered. Birthdays should be celebrated, even in the workplace. Your coworker will appreciate the planning that you have put into their party. Here are some great ideas for the celebration:

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