Company milestones, birthdays, work anniversaries, and fun holidays—there’s always something to celebrate. Who says HR can’t be the life of the party? We’ve put together an employee engagement calendar of some serious (and not so serious) holidays you can celebrate in your workplace.
Organize a Saturday volunteering squad to help clean up a local park, trail, beach, or mountain.
9/16 - Guacamole Day
9/30 - Hot Mulled Cider Day
Month-long celebrations: German American Heritage Month (cont.), National Cyber Security Awareness Month, National Disability Employment Awareness Month, National Work and Family Month, Polish American Heritage Month
10/1 - International Coffee Day
10/4 - Taco Day
10/5 - World Smile Day
10/6 - Card Making Day
Partner with a local children’s hospital to create fun cards for kids.
10/8 - Pierogi Day
10/16 - Boss’s Day
10/27 - American Beer Day
10/30 - Candy Corn Day
With Halloween right around the corner, celebrate the spooky holiday with a candy and dessert bar.
Celebrate Thanksgiving with your work-family with an office potluck before the craziness of the holidays.
11/26 - Cake Day
11/30 - Computer Security Day
12/3 - Make a Gift Day
12/12 - Gingerbread House Day
12/20 - Sangria Day
12/21 - Ugly Sweater Day
Encourage everyone to sport a chunky and funky holiday sweater and host a hot cocoa happy hour.
12/26 - Thank You Note Day
Unfortunately, work can’t be all parties. Sure, you know the date of National Donut Day off the top of your head, but do you know when your company’s Form 941 is due? Don’t worry, we’ve got you covered with our 2018 HR Calendar, so you’ll never miss a reporting deadline.
Lyssa Test is a Content Marketing Specialist at Namely, the all-in-one HR, payroll, and benefits platform built for today's employees. Connect with Lyssa and the Namely team on Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn.
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