Aaron Gouveia has worked as the Content Manager of Salary.com since 2011. Prior to that, he was an award-winning journalist at several prominent New England newspapers. Read more...
Obviously giving everyone the day off is most likely an impossibility. But there is room for improvisation.
If the whole company can’t take a collective personal day, what about something a little more low-key to show appreciation for employees? Bosses can choose to surprise everyone with a half-day of work. Or they can let some employees come in to work an hour late, while allowing others to leave an hour early to beat rush hour traffic and get a head start on the weekend.
The little things really do make the biggest difference.