December 10, 2019

Snappy Gifts’ Employee Happiness Survey Reveals More than 30% of People Feel Undervalued at Work Ahead of National Employee Appreciation Day

Snappy Gifts' Employee Happiness Survey Reveals More than 30% of People Feel Undervalued at Work Ahead of National Employee Appreciation Day

Corporate Gifting Company Reveals the Staggering Need for Workplace Recognition

Just in time for Employee Appreciation Day on March 1, Snappy Gifts is revealing the shocking findings of its Employee Happiness Survey. The company revolutionizing corporate gifting found that 95 percent of employees attribute recognition in the workplace to the creation and maintenance of a stronger, more positive and engaged company culture; however, one in three employees feel undervalued.

In today’s tight labor market, employees are in control and constantly fielding new and enticing offers, which means the pressure is on for managers to retain top talent. In fact, the average cost of losing a good hire is nearly $30,000. “Employers need to place as much value on their employees as they do paying customers,” said Hani Goldstein, Snappy Gifts CEO. “To attract and retain the finest talent, companies must incorporate creative and personal ways to reward employees for their hard work, and Employee Appreciation Day is the perfect time to kick start or reinvigorate your company culture.”

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Snappy Gifts national Employee Happiness Survey also revealed:

  • Nearly 45 percent of employees believe their value at a company is reflected by the gifts they receive; however more than one in three people have never received a gift from their supervisor.
  • Of those who have received an employer gift, almost 40 percent of people have re-gifted or thrown it out.
  • Almost 70 percent of respondents would rather provide input into the corporate gift they receive.

“Recognition is one of the most powerful motivators,” Goldstein continued. “Gift cards, paper weights, and other generic corporate gifts are old-fashioned, boring, and often quickly forgotten. Personalized, meaningful tokens of appreciation, on the other hand, can create a memory that builds the foundation for higher overall performance.”

With an unmatched ability to make employees feel appreciated, Snappy provides a critical service to boost morale and help retain talent for 200 global enterprises and counting. This Employee Appreciation Day, any size business can choose from product categories for personalized gifts related to fashion, food and drink, fitness and athletics, travel, technology and more.

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Some of the platform’s most popular gifts include Amazon’s Echo Dot, Polaroid instant cameras and Ninja blenders, as well as gifts at the extravagant end of the spectrum including a Thailand Culinary Experience and Paradise Vacation, four Person Sauna and Gucci/Tumi Backs. Gifts are sent via email or text and are sourced from leading brands and retailers, with prices ranging from $15 to more than $1,000 – all while providing employers the convenience to reallocate their time and effort on higher-level tasks.

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