But do you know why we celebrate?
The holiday has taken place on the first Friday of every March since 1995, according to Business Insider. Some theorize the holiday was created to counter-balance Boss's Day, which is in October each year.
Taking a moment to recognize your staff for the work they do can be a quick motivation boost.
According to a recent study by SHRM, lack of recognition is one of the top reasons employees leave. Reduce turnover and retain your star performers with a simple "Thank You."
Make EVERY day Employee Appreciation Day by utilizing these Simple Tips for Motivating Your Employees. Also keep in mind these Reasons Good Employees Leave.