WHAT TO WRITE IN A BOSS'S DAY CARD: 15 IDEAS FROM HALLMARK
Say thanks your way on Boss’s Day: gold thanks on marble, round of applause illustration, or shimmery black foil on white.
In the U.S., Boss’s Day is celebrated on October 16. This holiday gives employees the opportunity to show appreciation for their managers and supervisors, and it was founded with the goal of improving employee-boss relationships. It’s also a chance for upper-level management to recognize middle- and front-line managers who are doing a great job.
 
You may have already found the perfect card for your boss, but what should you write in it? Here are some examples of what to write your Boss’s Day cards, with styles to suit any relationship dynamic:
 
Formal Messages to Write in Boss's Day Card 
 
  Our proprietary bronzing adds gold shimmer to the cover Thank You flanked by subtle medallions on a burgundy background.  Shining copper foil highlights Thank You on the cover, laid over a muted gray feather pattern.  A simple Thank You artisanally embellished with gold foil sits on top a sophisticated white and gray marble background.
  • “Wishing you a Happy Boss’s Day, with great appreciation for everything you do.”
  • “Thank you for always challenging me to improve and grow.”
  • “Your leadership and mentorship mean a lot.”
  • “Once a year isn’t enough to express how much our team appreciates you every day.”
  • “Thanks for everything you do for us. Hope you have a great day!”
Friendly Messages for Boss's Day Cards
 
Colorful exclamation points against a cream background fill the cover on this design.  Shining turquoise foil covers the front of this design, with white illustrated and lettered High Five! cutouts.  A friendly bunch of illustrated animals express thanks in many ways.
  • “If someone has to be the boss of me, I’m glad it’s you!”
  • “Thanks for being our fearless leader and helping us stay on track.”
  • “I can’t think of anyone I’d rather have for a boss.”
  • “Being our boss can’t be easy, but you make it look that way.”
  • “This company has a lot of great perks, but having you as the boss is the best one!”
Top-Down Boss's Day Card Messages 
 
Flat gold foil adds shimmer to the cover lettering and botanical design against a navy background on this appreciation card.  Metallic black foil adds the right amount of shimmer to this cover featuring a white and black diamond band.  Illustrated clapping hands surround Way to Go!, which is accented with eye-catching silver foil.
  • “The way you keep your team aligned, focused and engaged sets a great example for the whole company.”
  • “Once a year isn’t enough to express thanks for all the great work you do.”
  • “Happy Boss’s Day to someone who lives the mission and vision of our company, and always goes the extra mile.”
  • “You deserve recognition more than one day a year for all the responsibilities you handle so smoothly.”
  • “Thanks for all that you do to keep this company running!”
Be sure to shop for your Boss’s Day cards early! Start with our curated collection of Hallmark cards for businesses. Shop employee recognition cards and thank you cards for Boss’s Day!