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10 Wonderful Ways to Say Thank You at Work

It can be difficult to express gratitude to coworkers or colleagues at times. You want to express your appreciation for their assistance and support, a job well done, or even when someone leaves the company. And the most common question is, "How?"

A handwritten thank-you note is an excellent way to express your gratitude for your colleague's efforts to make the workplace a pleasant and enjoyable place to work. Wording your card or note can be challenging but we're here to help.

Below are several examples to get you started. Feel free to elaborate and tweak it to best fit what you want to express to your coworker for the things they've done that you greatly appreciate.


Examples of Thank-You Notes At Work

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Appreciation to Your Boss

  1. I have learned so much from you, and I'm so appreciative of all the time you've taken to teach me new things.
  2. Thank you for believing in me. But knowing I had your support made it easy.
  3. I can't believe how much I've grown over the past year, and it's all thanks to you. I can't wait to see where this next year takes me. Thanks for being a great boss.
  4. I hope to someday be like you—someone who really cares about their team and advocates for them on a daily basis. I'm so grateful you're my manager.
  5. You've set the bar high in terms of bosses. I always know I can come to you with any issues, and you'll have my back.
  6. You're an inspiration to this team. Your leadership and vision are rare, and I always trust that you'll guide us in the right direction.
  7. Thank you for creating a positive environment within our department. I love everyone I work with, and it's all thanks to you.
  8. You've set the bar high in terms of bosses. I always know I can come to you with any issues, and you'll have my back.
  9. Thank you for always pushing me to do my best. I'm grateful to have a boss like you.
  10. I'm always appreciative that you treat me and the rest of the team as peers rather than employees. I love working at a place where I know I'm valued.


Appreciation to Employees

  1. It's rare to have an employee who inspires their boss the way you inspire me. Thanks for always pushing me to look at things from a new perspective.
  2. I just want you to know that your hardworking efforts don't go unnoticed. The detailed thinking that goes into all of your projects is impressive.
  3. Your ability to work well with everyone is a rare find in an employee. I'm grateful you chose to bring your talents to our company.
  4. Thank you for making my job easy. I never need to worry about the quality of work you turn in.
  5. Thank you for always bringing your best self to work. Your commitment to this job is appreciated.
  6. The way you care for this company as if it were your own is amazing. You are going to make a great leader someday. I can't wait to see what new challenges you continue to take on.
  7. I'm proud to be your boss. Your growth these past few months has shown that you are capable of taking on more responsibility.
  8. Your ability to connect with people is something that can't be taught. Thanks for making every new hire feel comfortable the moment they walk through the door.
  9. I love employees who challenge the status quo, and you embody this trait so well. I want you to know we appreciate your honesty and ability to speak up when you don't agree with something.
  10. I love knowing that every time I walk into the office, I'll be greeted with your positive attitude. You treat everyone who walks through that door with respect and kindness. Thanks for embodying the [company name] spirit!


Appreciation Quotes for Coworkers & Managers

  1. "Here's to those who inspire you and don't even know it."– Anonymous
  2. "You are the best because you brought out the best in us." – Anonymous
  3. "So many people have touched my heart and made an impact on my world. I'm thankful for every lesson and learning experience." – Bindi Irwin
  4. "Individual commitment to a group effort: That is what makes a team work, a company work, a society work, a civilization work." – Vince Lombardi
  5. "A mentor is someone who allows you to see the hope inside yourself." – Oprah Winfrey
  6. "Management is doing things right. Leadership is doing the right things."– Peter F. Drucker
  7. "The best place to work is a place where you can be your best." – Rosalene Glickman
  8. All of the people in my life whom I consider to be close friends or colleagues are good thinkers. – John C. Maxwell
  9. "Our chief want in life is somebody who will make us do what we can." – Ralph Waldo Emerson
  10. "Let us be grateful to the people who make us happy; they are the charming gardeners who make our souls blossom." – Marcel Proust


Even better, pair these wonderful thank-you notes with a personalized/customized gift! There's nothing wrong with a few sweet treats or items that can provide them with the pampering they require.

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Our Build-a-Box can assist you in doing so right here. Choose from a minimum of 3 items and up to 7 items for that one-of-a-kind gift that will brighten their day.


Rewarding the entire organization instead? Happy Bunch also offers corporate gifting services. Simply contact us at our Happy Bunch Corporate channel here or via email at with your requirements, and we will be happy to connect with you to discuss further on how to create the most wonderful, #ThoughtfulConnections. 



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