42 Thoughtful Appreciation Messages and Appreciation Notes for Employees at Work

Updated on March 2, 2019
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Every company has to ensure their employees are a happy bunch. Employee motivation plays a crucial role in team building. A motivated group of employees can achieve the impossible. Getting employees to put in their best effort is only possible when employee morale is high. Every management takes steps to ensure their employees are satisfied with what the workplace has to offer. Companies that have a healthy work environment are known to have a high employee retention rate. It’s the little things you do that make a big difference at the workplace. When the efforts of employees are acknowledged with recognition and rewards, employees are motivated to work harder. Thoughtful appreciation messages and appreciation notes that praise employees for their work effort, contribute in a big way towards a healthy work environment, profits and turnover.


When an employee or a group of employees performs exceedingly well at workplace, the management should reward employees for their performance. Words of praise bring out the best in employees. Thoughtful appreciation messages play a pivotal role in transforming minds positively. Typically an appreciation message or an appreciation note contains words of gratitude for the outstanding effort put in by an employee. Employees feel happy and motivated when they receive a appreciation message and bonus incentives from the management. Employees feel a sense of pride and belonging when their accomplishments are recognized and appreciated.


Words you Should Use in Appreciation Messages and Appreciation Notes

The words you use in an appreciation message should strike an emotional bond with your employees. A appreciation note should reveal how valuable the services of the employee are to the company. Skills, talents and achievements of the employee should be acknowledged and recognized in appreciation messages. You have to thank your employee for the contribution towards accomplishing goals and targets. An employee who has performed well should be sent an appreciation message that contains thoughtful words of praise. An appreciation message or an appreciation note that highlights work accomplishments and thanks the employee for being a valuable asset to the company has a positive impact on the person receiving it.


What Should Appreciation Messages and Appreciation Notes Express?

You may choose to send your appreciation message through a personalized thank you letter, a business letter format, or as an email, depending on need and requirement. The choice of words in a appreciation message should be well-expressed and sincere. Express gratitude truthfully. You need to convey the message of appreciation in a clear and concise manner. The person receiving the appreciation note should realize and understand what you are thanking them for. Use words that are impactful and relatable to your employees. Words of praise should highlight the broader accomplishments as a team or individual. Make sure you proofread your appreciation message or appreciation note before sending it to the concerned person.

The lines below provide a diverse list of appreciation messages that inspire and encourage employees. You can use the appreciation messages and appreciation notes as ideas to come up with your own unique blend of sincere words of praise.


42 Thoughtful Appreciation Messages and Appreciation Notes For Employees At Work

  1. What you have achieved through your accomplishments is exemplary. You are a true asset to the company. We are proud of you. Continue to raise the bar with your hard work and dedication.
  2. For a Boss it is a matter of pride to have a team like you. I am all that I am because of your continued support and dedicated work ethics. Thank you for being an inspiring team.
  3. Your dedication and professionalism towards our company is truly remarkable. Your work ethics inspire us to get better. Thank you for being a valuable asset to us.
  4. Your service and commitment towards this organization is exceptional. You add value to our company. Together let us scale new heights and make impossible possible.
  5. Your contribution on this project has been immense. Your innovative ways have proved nothing is impossible. Thank you and keep up the good work.
  6. You have earned the trust, admiration and respect of your colleagues with your honesty, sincerity and commitment towards work. Every individual in this company looks up to you. Thank you for being the perfect role model.
  7. Congratulations on a job well done. We are proud of being associated with you. Continue to excel with your exemplary work ethics.
  8. We have reached a milestone and it’s all because of you. With employees like you nothing is impossible. Thank you for being the heart and soul or our company.
  9. Your leadership qualities motivate others to give their best performance. You never shirk from your responsibilities and maintain the composure that is required in a smooth work environment. Thank you for motivating and guiding your team to accomplish goals.
  10. The enthusiasm you bring in your work culture is something that cannot be taught or developed. Thank you for bringing life in our work environment.
  11. You make work your passion, and that’s why you succeed. You presence motivates your colleagues and co-workers at the workplace. Thank you for taking the road less travelled. Your hard work has taken this organization to new heights. We truly appreciate the good work.
  12. You truly deserve all the success you have; you have earned it with your hard work. You have raised the benchmark with your quality of work and service. We feel privileged to have you in our team. Continue with your excellent work.
  13. Your innovative ways inspire us to reach new heights. Your phenomenal contribution and accomplishments make you unique in every sense. Thank you for being the Pride and Joy of our organization.
  14. We are the best at what we do because we have the best employees. Thank you for your dedication and hard work.
  15. Your ability to make an opportunity at work worthwhile makes you special. You are a contagious soul that breeds positivity. Thank you for bringing an innovative change through your work ethics.
  16. We are fortunate to have a hard worker like you. You bring great value to our company. Continue to shine on.
  17. Employees like you make decision making for a Boss easy. You have taken professionalism, dedication and commitment to a new level. Thank you for your flawless work ethics.
  18. Your ability to win hearts sets you apart. Thank you for being the lifeline of this company. We appreciate and recognize all you have done.
  19. You are our perfect catch that other companies would like to snatch. We recognize your dedication and commitment towards us. Your perseverance will be rewarded. Congratulations and thank you!
  20. You have surpassed all expectations. You owe it all to your hard work and determination. We salute your sincerity and commitment towards your job. Excellent work! Keep it up!
  21. I feel privileged to have you as my team. Words cannot express the sentiments I feel. Truly inspirational performance! Great job guys! You deserve the best.
  22. The company is where it is because of you. Thank you for your service and commitment towards our organization.
  23. Your stunning performance at work was timely and your professionalism and commitment embodies the company philosophy perfectly. Thank you for the newfound vigor you bring on board.
  24. You are the ideal employee a company can ask for. You are dedicated, committed, hard working and above all a helpful person. Thank you for being who you are.
  25. The exceptionally high quality work you deliver is inspiring and motivating. Your colleagues at work hold you in high regard. We are truly honored to have a person like you on board.
  26. You play a vital role in the prosperity of our company. Thank you for the hard work.
  27. When we talk about assets to the company, its people like you. You bring value to our company with your hard work, zeal and commitment. You are our pride.
  28. Your ability to accept challenges and overcome them with efficiency and excellence makes you legendry in every sense. Self-belief is key to achieving targets, and you have shown us the way. Thank you for your passion and dedication towards work.
  29. Every time you put the interests of the company ahead of your own. Your creative ideas and innovative ways have given us an edge over our competition, and we owe it all to you.
  30. Your ability to mentor and motivate teams to deliver their best makes you special. Ride the wave of success, you deserve it. Thank you for being a game changer.
  31. You can overcome all odds with an attitude like yours. The positive attitude you bring to work every day is exemplary. Thank you for being a dedicated towards your craft. You are an inspiration to us.
  32. Words cannot express your effort and dedication towards work. You have taken work philosophy to a new level. Continue to inspire and soar higher.
  33. Your passion and dedication for innovative work culture makes our organization unique in every sense. We owe it to you. Thank you.
  34. You deserve all the appreciation for a job well done. Congratulations on your fantastic achievement. We are proud of you.
  35. You have reached the epitome of success with your sales skills. Our customer testimonials reveal the fact that you are a true legend with a heart of gold. Be that way and continue to inspire people.
  36. You bring excellence and raise expectations with your stunning performance every time. We consider ourselves privileged to have you.
  37. You have taken brilliance to a whole new level. Congratulations! When you combine hard work with innovation you arrive some place special. Enjoy every bit of your success, you deserve it.
  38. Your never give up attitude gives oodles of inspiration to your colleagues. Your hard work and attitude towards work will take you places.
  39. Your grit and determination towards work is exemplary. You raise the bar each time with your pursuit for excellence. We are proud to be associated with you.
  40. It’s your perseverance in work situations and integrity towards work that inspires and motivates your colleagues. Thank you for your attitude towards work.
  41. You are what every intern at work dreams of being. Your meticulous work culture has raised the benchmark. Thank you for your innovative ways.
  42. A company dreams to have employees like you. We feel privileged to have you. Thank you.

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