Everyone wins when an employee is willing to give that extra push to get the job done on time. But, what motivates employees to go the distance? Why do some people feel so passionately about their job? Going above-and-beyond job descriptions by digging deep comes easily to some employees but not others.

Of course, there are obvious factors that encourage employees to boost productivity includes perks like health insurance, 401(k) plans, personal time off and competitive salaries.

Fact: HR leaders have a uniquely powerful ability to affect employee mojo. It takes just a bit of creative juice and a small dollop of fun. At any time throughout the year, you can find a great reason to deliver employee recognition and appreciation, motivating folks to return the love by going-the-extra-mile.

When your company executive sends an egift card for Employee Appreciation, great things can happen.