As a manager, or business owner, you should be looking for ways to make your company be remembered. Obviously, a great product or excellent customer service are the most important factors. However, to differentiate yourself even more, sending greeting cards are effective. Who sends out custom greeting cards to their customers? Employees? Vendors? Not many of us!
Custom Happy Birthday cards and Happy Anniversary cards are low key, but effective and unique ways to recognize others. Don’t forget Thank you cards! While we all know they’re important, so few of us take the time to write/send one.
Consider buying a boxed assortment of these type of cards to keep on hand. Look here for our assortment pack of professional business greeting cards. You can personalize them a hand written message.
Right now one of the most important issues facing employers is attracting and retaining employees. On the employee retention front, we did a job this week for a large employer of manufacturing jobs.
The Human Resources Manager at one of their locations is doing creative things to make sure that the current employees feel appreciated. For example, she has initiated a program at her facility where the managers are tasked with recognizing employees and their outstanding contributions to the plant.
She had us create a set of thank you cards with appreciative messages on the outside, a promise of a reward on the inside, and room for a hand written note.
Here are the phrases that we incorporated into a card design. The card ‘look’ was based on the elements of their corporate image.
Here is an article about techniques for employee retention. Not only does it reinforce the idea of employee encouragement and recognition, it also offers some other retention ideas.