Appreciating employees in week-long eventCommitment, team-building events, awards, brochure make for memorable occasionBy Chris Vyse12/03/2012|Canadian HR Reporter|Last Updated: 12/04/2012 There are a lot of different days and weeks of celebration in our calendars now. When I was young, it seemed there were Easter and Christmas holidays, two weeks for summer break and a national holiday here and there. But today, we have national days and weeks for everything.One of these newer celebrations is a day that’s really important to support: Employee Appreciation Day. Since 1995, it’s been the one day — the first Friday in March — companies large and small take the time to appreciate, recognize and thank employees. But what if Employee Appreciation Day was extended to Employee Appreciation Week? With just a little effort, an employer can create an environment where people feel valued and appreciated. To Read the Full Story, Subscribe or Sign In Remember Me Forgot Password If you are a current Subscriber, please click here to set-up or update your login information.