The birthday of your boss is not only a special day at the workplace but also presents a great opportunity to show your respect and appreciation for this person. Below, you will find three different types of birthday wishes for a boss or colleague that are thoughtful, professional, and sure to be appreciated.
Almost everyone appreciates a thoughtful birthday card. To make selecting a birthday card easier, you will find that certain stores and various online websites will have birthday cards specifically written for bosses and colleagues.
If you’d like to show off your creative side, another option would be to create a custom birthday card for your boss. Lastly, e-cards are also a fun and modern way to deliver a happy birthday wish, making it easy to customize a message that is humorous, animated or even interactive! For some text ideas, view example messages for birthday cards below:
If a birthday card or gift is too much, but you would still like to send positive birthday wishes to your boss, consider an email note. A quick, simple message with an optional photo is still a thoughtful gesture. View example emails below:
Presenting your boss with a cake or other celebratory treat is a great way to show appreciation as a group. Invite everyone to the office kitchen or central meeting place and present the cake as well as a birthday card signed by each member of the team.
This option is a great way to keep the birthday celebration short and sweet, something most prefer at the workplace. If your boss is not a fan of sweets, a group gift card could be a second option to consider.
While there are numerous ways to wish your boss and colleagues a happy birthday, at the end of the day, all birthday wishes are thoughtful and generous messages for the person you work with.
For more professional gift ideas and kind gestures, read Appropriate Corporate Gifts for Coworkers and Ten, Simple Gift Ideas for Coworkers.