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#EmployeeAppreciationDay Challenge: Pay It Forward, Let Your Gratitude Flow

The first #EmployeeAppreciationDay was observed in 1995, kick-started by a 1994 bestseller titled “1001 Ways to Reward Employees” by Bob Nelson. Twenty years later, the non-official U.S. holiday trends on Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn, with some employees grateful for a free breakfast, and others pointing out that showing appreciation shouldn’t be a once-a-year tradition. And they’re right. Here at Bigcommerce, in preparation for the 20th anniversary of Employee Appreciation Day, we launched Project Pay it Forward, the first steps of an ongoing initiative to show gratitude to the coworkers and colleagues with whom we spend countless working hours. What happened next was truly heartwarming. This … Continue reading

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