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A Note of Thanks to Your Employee and Their Family

January 2, 2013

It’s WOW Wednesday! HR leaders, execs, and managers: How do you WOW the people who go above and beyond for you in your business? Or, how have you been WOWed?
Today’s WOW Wednesday comes from Jane.

She says: “I wrote a personal note of thanks to an employee that came in over the weekend to help on a big project.  I also sent a note home to her family to thank them as well and let them know I appreciate their understanding during this busy time of the year when their mom did a wonderful job here in the office.  She was so shocked and told me her kids put it up on the refrigerator.

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Comments (2)

  • What an incredibly thoughtful gesture of Jane’s to not only acknowledge her employee but to send a note to her family as well. What a touching Wow Wednesday tip. Reading it put a smile on my face. Thank you.

  • I love this idea. Handwritten notes are making a big comeback in our personal lives and in the workplace, and for good reason. Whatever the message, it shows the recipient that you’ve taken a step back from your daily electronic routine to offer a truly personalized message of kindness (hopefully!). Small action, big impact.

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