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Extraordinary Work Team Recognition Day Is the Perfect Time to Surprise and Delight

December 04, 2018

When December 4th rolls around, there will undoubtedly be lots of work to think about, even as you prioritize the list of important tasks ahead of the holiday season. That day also happens to be Extraordinary Work Team Recognition Day, admittedly not one of the biggest Canadian holidays of the year (and technically not a holiday at all).

But that doesn’t mean it’s not a perfect opportunity to reach out to the people in your organization—the ones under your leadership or those whose work contributes to your achievements, especially over the past 12 months.

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Recognize Extraordinary Work Teams

December 01, 2017

Perhaps it's a good thing there's a specific day set aside to recognize the achievements that teams bring to the table. On December 4 every year, there's a formal name for it: Extraordinary Work Team Recognition Day.

If your workplace depends on the combined efforts of people who see a common goal and put their energy, enthusiasm and encouraging skills to work, now would be a great time to celebrate those collaborative skills, especially with a view toward highlighting the success that comes from the effort.

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'Spring Foward' with an Eye on Safety

March 09, 2017

When Daylight Savings Time kicks in officially at 2 a.m. Sunday, March 12, for every province except Saskatchewan, not many of us will likely be awake to welcome the annual “shifting” of our natural rhythm. But wait a few hours and at least a few may notice some subtle changes, especially when it comes to how quickly we react.

So say researchers, although the evidence from numerous studies is, shall we say, “mixed.”

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Now, Here's Something Different!

February 23, 2017

If you're looking for a "little something" that's out of the ordinary when it comes to gift cards from National Gift Card, the phrase "Pop Your World" might just come to mind.  That's what Kernels Popcorn has been doing since 1983 when its founders vowed to "change popcorn forever."

Years later, with gift cards becoming increasingly popular, Kernels has made it even easier to bring the extraordinary taste and quality of its product line to market, thanks to National Gift Card and its increasingly helpful technology.

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National Education Week

November 11, 2016

It's hard to imagine a more important event than National Education Week, if only for the lasting impact the interactions between students and teachers have for generations to come.

For that reason alone, National Education Week, which takes place November 16-20, represents a tremendous opportunity for schools nationwide to embrace the use of gift cards as one more motivational tool for those who are so passionate about the value of education.

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