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Five of the Worst Customer Service Appreciation Week Gifts and How to Avoid Them

Over our 80-year history in the employee engagement and recognition industry, C.A. Short Company has written extensively about how you can make the most of Customer Service Appreciation Week and give gifts your employees will treasure for years to come. This article will instead focus on some of the worst customer service appreciation week gifts we’ve seen, as well as how to avoid them. Because, let’s face it, no one wants a cheap pen with their name on it. 

In no particular order…


Topics: Employee Recognition, Employee Engagement, Celebrate Customer Service, Appreciation

Last Minute Ideas to Celebrate Customer Service Week

The following blog contains many ideas you can use to customize your recognition strategy for your staff.  We’ve also prepared posters and eCards to make recognition easy! You can download these resources -- for FREE -- at the end of this post. 

While most of our clients feel that recognizing their customer service staff is extremely important, four out of ten report a lack of time and being too busy as roadblocks to designing and implementing a high impact, knock-your-socks-off program for their people.

Customer Service Week (October 5-9, 2020) is fast approaching, and we want to help you have the best week possible while celebrating your customer service organization. CS Week is a fantastic time to show appreciation for all the hard work that your team does throughout the year to help make your company a success. Best of all, it’s not too late! You still have time to find that perfect solution.  

In fact, our one-stop, quick setup, People Are Everything program can help you meet your immediate goals for Customer Service Week. Let us help you with your last minute push!


Topics: Employee Recognition, Employee Engagement, Employee Recognition Strategies, Communciation, Customer Service Week, Celebrate Customer Service