80 Holiday Messages From Boss / CEO To Employees (Shows You Care)

The holiday season is here, and you’re looking for the perfect messages to send out to your employees. Check out these festive holiday messages that will help you convey gratitude to your team this year!

When it comes time to express gratitude to your employees, sometimes you need a little helping hand. After all, writing can be hard work! That’s why we have taken care of it for you. We reached out to our friends in executive positions across various industries, asking them what they are thankful for this season. Their responses are beautiful and touching – just like Christmas morning when I was six years old!

You can use these messages as inspiration for your own holiday messages to your employees, or you can simply use them directly in an email, print them out on fancy paper, and send them out in the mail! Either way, we wish you a happy and festive holiday season.

#1 Our business wouldn’t be anything without the hard work of each and every one of you, so I wanted to take a moment and thank each and every one of you for what you do day in and day out. Merry Christmas!

#2 What an amazing year we’ve had. We started our business and grew it into something more than we ever dreamed of, and we couldn’t have done it without each and every one of you. Thank you for your hard work, dedication, and belief in what we do. We wish everyone a very merry Christmas!

#3 Christmas is a time for everyone to unwind and thank the important people in their life, so I just wanted to take a moment and thank you for everything that you do. Our company would be nothing without your hard work!

#4 I know we all usually spend our Christmas parties congratulating each other on great accomplishments, but this year is different. This year, we need to recognize who the real star of the show is: our employees! Thank you for making us such a success.

#5 Over the last few weeks, we’ve been reviewing what we did right and where we can improve in [Current Year]. The plan for next year starts with continuing to give you what you need and deserve. Merry Christmas and happy holidays from me and my family!

#6 I am so proud of all of you. You have done an incredible job this year, and I want to wish you the happiest of holidays.

#7 Wishing you a very Merry Christmas! Thank you for everything that you do for our business!

#8 Thank you for your hard work this year, and I hope that it continues throughout the New Year. Have a wonderful holiday!

#9 It’s time once again to celebrate Jesus’ birth with friends and family around the world. May God bless each one of us this holiday season, and may we all find peace in knowing He loves us so much. Merry Christmas everyone!

#10 Merry Christmas from us at XYZ company! for helping make it another year, you’ve earned a wonderful holiday. You should take some time to spend with your families and feel grateful for the things that are important to you.

#11 We want to thank everyone who was able to work on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day, as it wouldn’t have been possible without all of you! Our business is very important – not only during times like this but every day – so we appreciate each of you taking the time out of your night to make our clients happy!

#12 I know that working around the Christmas holidays isn’t easy or ideal, and we appreciate everything that all of you do. Stay warm and stay safe, we wish each of you a lovely holidays season — no matter what religion you celebrate.

#13 I like having employees like you who make it look easy. There’s no way our business could run as successfully as it does without dedicated people like yourself behind the scenes making it happen. Thank you so much for all of your hard work and dedication.

#14 It’s a pleasure to see all of your smiling faces every morning! On behalf of our employees and myself, we would like to wish you and your families all the best this holiday season. There is no place I’d rather be than here with my team at work; Merry Christmas!

#15 I appreciate each and every one of you as part of the team, but I must say that there is something extra special about having such dedicated workers that I want to thank everyone individually for their efforts during the past year. You are worth more than you know. Happy Holidays!

#16 I don’t say this enough: You are appreciated. Each and every one of you is appreciated, and I won’t let another holiday go by without letting you know it. Merry Christmas!

#17 When someone does something nice for you, don’t they deserve thanks? You do so much for me on a daily basis it would be wrong not to tell you how much it means to me. You’re appreciated! Merry Christmas!

#18 From the bottom of my heart, thank you for everything that you do for us this season and all year round. I really appreciate your hard work, and I hope you enjoy these last few days before the holidays.

#19 Thank you for everything that you do every day for us; things we often take for granted because they are done so well. Your dedication is incredible, and I want to wish each and every one of you a very Merry Christmas!

#20 It’s a pleasure to come into work every day knowing that my staff is going to make the best out of every situation. Since we all spend so much time together in this office, I wanted to extend a personal happy holidays to each and every one of you!

#21 I hope that your holiday cheer will last throughout 2016 and beyond. This holiday season has been amazing because you have been an equally amazing team during this year. Thank you for everything!

#22 Merry Christmas everyone! The past year has been full of laughs, memories, and successes. Here’s to another year of more of the same! I hope that you all have a wonderful holiday this year, filled with laughter, love, and family!

#23 From the top down, I want each and every one of you to know how much I appreciate what you do – not only during the holidays – but every day for our business. Thank you so much everyone. Have a Merry Christmas!

#24 As we close out another great year and open the door on an exciting new one, I just want to take a moment to thank each and every employee here for their hard work both now and over the past year. Merry Christmas!

#25 Merry Christmas everyone! We did it! It’s been tough, but we made it through another year. Thanks for all that you do, and don’t forget to celebrate!

#26 I always say it, but our employees are the lifeblood of this company! It wouldn’t be what it is today without each and every one of your tireless efforts. Have a very Merry Christmas everyone!

#27 As I look back at another successful year, I can’t help but reflect on all of the amazing accomplishments we achieved together. This isn’t possible without great people like yourselves. Thank you SO much for your hard work, dedication, and perseverance. You are an inspiration to me every day.

#28 The Christmas season is a time to spend with friends and loved ones, and I’m so happy that every day in the office is a chance for me to get together with my friends. Thank you all again. Merry Christmas!

#29 I hope that Santa has been good to you this year! Make sure you have a good time tonight and tomorrow, because we have a lot of work coming our way next week! Merry Christmas!

#30 Thank you everyone for your hard work throughout the year. You have helped make this company what it is today. Have a great night off from work tonight and enjoy your family during the holiday season. Merry Christmas one last time!

#31 As we close out another successful year here at [company name], I just wanted to say thank you for making it possible. We couldn’t have done it without your dedication and commitment to [company name]. Your efforts did not go unnoticed; please know that we wish each one of you a very happy new year.

#32 I hope all of you had a wonderful Thanksgiving and that your holiday season is off to an incredible start. I wanted to send out a note of thanks for everything that you do here at [company name]. Merry Christmas!

#33 Wishing everyone here at [company name] a very Happy Holiday and a joyous New Year. Your dedication and hard work continues to make our company the success it is today. Thank you, from the bottom [company name] family.

#34 Thank you for always going above and beyond in your work for [Company Name]. The customers appreciate all the effort they know goes into each transaction, even when things don’t go as planned. We are thankful to have you on our team, and hope you enjoy the holiday.

#35 Before we break for the holidays, I wanted to thank you for all the hard work this year! Not only do we have some great numbers to show investors and clients, but our company has never been stronger. Keep up the good work!

#36 Wishing you a wonderful holiday season full of family, friends, and gratitude. Thank you for all of your hard work this year and helping us grow our business into what it is today. Merry Christmas!

#37 Each and every employee is extremely important to us, which is why I wanted to personally send out a card wishing all of you Merry Christmas and happy holidays. I hope that we can continue our success in the New Year!

#38 I know that as we head into this holiday season with our families, it is easy to forget about those who are not going home or celebrating with loved ones this year – but I just want you all to know that each and every one of us thinks about you and wishes a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year to each one of you. Thank YOU for everything that you do for us!

#39 I hope that you all have a wonderful holiday season and I know that I speak on behalf of the entire company when I say how thankful we are for each and every one of you. You are without a doubt some of the hardest working, most dedicated people our industry has ever seen, and it is truly an honor to work with each one of you. Thank YOU for everything you do!

#40 On behalf of the leadership team I wanted to wish everyone a Merry Christmas and happy holidays! We appreciate everything that you do. Thank you for all of your hard work this year.

#41 As we prepare to move into the New Year, from myself and the entire leadership team, thank you all for your hard work throughout 2016. You have helped us tremendously during this past year. We look forward to 2017!

#42 Merry Christmas, everyone! I hope you have a wonderful holiday season and get everything you wanted for Christmas. Thank you so much for all of your hard work this year, and best wishes for the new year ahead.

#43 The holidays are one of my favorite times of the year because it’s when we take time off and celebrate with friends and family. I also want to use this time to say thank you for another amazing year: here’s hoping that next year will be bigger and better than ever before!

#44 Wishing all of our employees a very Merry Christmas! We know it’s not always easy to spend time at work, so we hope you can take some time to enjoy the holidays. Thank you for all your hard work during this year.

#45 You are what makes our company great, so I want to thank each and every one of you for that. You really make us unique, and we couldn’t be any more grateful to have such amazing employees. Merry Christmas everyone!

#46 When I was young, part of my Christmas wish was that Santa would give me the perfect job. I think he might have caught on because now here I am wishing each and every one of you a very Merry Christmas!

#47 Wishing all of our employees a very Merry Christmas and a fantastic holiday season. I hope [New Year] brings nothing but happiness and success to you all!

#48 As we say goodbye to [Current Year], I wanted to take a moment and thank our employees for an amazing year. We’ve had quite the exciting year, and it couldn’t be possible without everyone at this company. Here’s wishing you all a very Merry Christmas.

#49 With just one day until we celebrate Christmas, I wanted to express how much I appreciate each and every one of you that makes up our workforce here at [COMPANY NAME]. You are what keeps us going – keep it up in the new year – we appreciate your hard work!

#50 Thank you all so much for your hard work these last few months. We value all that you have done and the effort that you have given us. Have a wonderful Christmas!

#51 Season’s Greetings and a very merry Christmas to all of you! Thank you so much for helping us grow and succeed, we couldn’t do it without any one of you. May this holiday season be filled with joy and love!

#52 To our employees: thank you for your hard work and dedication throughout the year. You help us show why we are such a successful company. Have a wonderful Christmas and New Year!

#53 I just wanted to take this moment to wish everyone in our company a Merry Christmas, Happy Hanukkah, Happy Holidays, or whatever your personal belief is at this time of year. Have a great break from work and a magnificent end of year, filled with good will!!

#54 We would just like to say thank you for helping our company grow this year. It has been an amazing year, and we are looking forward to see what next year brings as well as seeing some of your own personal goals come true this holiday season!

#55 Merry Christmas from myself and all of my co-workers! You’ve all made this year a great one so far – let’s keep it going through December 31st!

#56 Thank you so much for working so hard with me these last few months. I hope that each and every one of you have a wonderful Christmas! Thank you again for making this another successful year for us all.

#57 You are some of the hardest working people I have ever met, and it is truly an honor to be able to work side by side with you. Thank you for everything that you do every day.

#58 Many many thanks for all of your hard work this year! You helped make our business what it is today, and I am so grateful to each of you! May God bless everyone during this holiday season.

#59 On behalf of my family, we just wanted to wish everyone a very Merry Christmas. We couldn’t do what we do without your unending support and dedication every single day, so thank you for everything that you continue to do!

#60 It’s hard sometimes to realize how much I appreciate each one of you until we are all together again like today. It’s an honor to be surrounded by such amazing people who dedicate their lives to working with me on a daily basis, and I know that a little thank you goes a long way.

#61 I hope that by now you have all received your bonuses and rewards from our company, but if not then it is my pleasure give them to you now: Thank You For Your Hard Work!

#62 Merry Christmas to everyone here at the company, and a happy new year! I hope that our hard work this past year will continue into next with many more achievements to come, and that you all have a wonderful holiday season.

#63 Thank you again for everything that you do for us here in the office. Whether it is making sure we are well supplied or helping customers place orders or having your voice on the other end of the phone when they need help choosing their products, you are all integral parts of our company’s success. Thank You For Your Loyalty And Dedication! [ARTICLE END]

#64 It really brings me joy to see the smiles on all of your faces as we celebrate this wonderful holiday together, and I need you all to know how much each and every one of you means to me. Merry Christmas!

#65 As we come together as an office to celebrate the most wonderful time of year, I want each and every one of you to know how thankful I am for your dedicated efforts day in and day out. May this be the best Christmas yet for each and every single one of us!

#66 This time of the year is about family and love. It’s the time of year to remember what is truly important in this world, and that is your support for me as my employees throughout the year. I’m so grateful for everything you do.

#67 Merry Christmas! Our business has been up and down during the year, but it always seems to be renewed during this holiday season. Thank you all for helping out our business get through the tough times and come back even stronger than before.

#68 Wishing every one of us good health, peace & prosperity over the holidays & throughout the New Year!

#69 Wishing you nothing but the best as we enter into this holiday season.

#70 Wishing you and your family a very special and Merry Christmas!

#71 I hope that this year has been everything you wished it would be, and I wish for things to only get better from here on out. May the holidays bring joy and happiness to all of us!

#72 As we come together around our Christmas trees, let’s remember why they are so important – not because of their monetary value or meaning, but because they are gifts from those who love us. Let’s take time this holiday season to truly show our loved ones how much they mean to us!

#73 I hope that throughout this year, you have gained a better perspective regarding your role in this company. May we work together to make the coming year even better! Happy holidays, everyone!

#74 To each and every one of you, Merry Christmas and a happy holiday season! I hope that the coming year is wonderful for you all.

#75 To my staff, I just want to say thank you and congratulations. You spent the entire year working so hard and making sacrifices, and it has paid off. Enjoy your holidays and we will see you next year!

#76 I want to wish everyone a very Merry Christmas – enjoy your families, take some time off work, rest up – we have big things planned for 2016! Have a great holiday season. Wishing each of you our very best this holiday season – wishing you love, happiness & success in everything that you do!!

#77 Give yourself a huge pat on the back because you’re doing an awesome job! You’re an integral part of this team and we couldn’t get by without you. Thank you for never giving less than your all!

#78 I just wanted to wish everyone here at [COMPANY NAME] the happiest holiday season possible. Enjoy it with family, enjoy it with friends; however you like to celebrate is fine with me as long as you do it safely. Happy holidays from all of us here at [COM COMPANY NAME].

#79 It has been a tremendous privilege getting to know each and every one of you these last few months, and I am grateful for all of the hard work you’ve put in to help our company grow. Thank you from me and from everyone here at [COMPANY NAME].

#80 Thank you for always going above and beyond what is expected of you during this time of year. You really deserve it, guys! The best wishes for a wonderful holiday season.


I encourage you to take the time to think about the ways in which you can show your employees that you care. Whether it’s through celebrating their contributions, listening to them openly, or just picking up the tab for lunch occasionally, there are many ways to make your team feel valued!

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