work anniversary messages

Work anniversary messages to inspire your team

Lost for words to congratulate years of service? Look no further. These work anniversary messages will help you craft the perfect greeting.

Work anniversaries go beyond mere calendar dates; they're a testament to dedication, commitment, and achievements. As professionals contribute their skills and energy day in and day out, it's crucial to recognise and celebrate their years of service.

Whether you're a manager looking for the perfect message for a card or a coworker eager to convey your congratulations on Slack, we've curated a collection of work anniversary messages that celebrate and inspire your people.

From the classic to the quirky, these messages will help you turn work anniversaries into meaningful moments of acknowledgment, connection and camaraderie. 

Ready to find the perfect message for your colleague's milestone? Let's get started!


Classic Work Anniversary Messages:

"Happy work anniversary [name]! It's been a pleasure working with you over the past [number] years. Here's to many more years of success and collaboration."
"Congratulations on [number] years with [company name]! Your hard work and dedication haven't gone unnoticed. Wishing you continued success in your career."
"Happy work anniversary [name]! Time flies when you're having fun, and we've had some great times together. Looking forward to many more years of working with you."
"Celebrating [number] years of you [name]! Thank you for your contributions to the success of our team. Here's to another year of shared accomplishments."
"Wishing you a happy work anniversary [name]! You’ve made such a positive impact on our workplace, and we're lucky to have you on the team. Cheers to the years ahead."

Professional Years of Service Messages:

"Congratulations on [number] years of dedicated service [name]! Your professionalism and commitment to excellence have been instrumental in our collective success. Wishing you continued achievement in your career at [company]."
"Happy work anniversary [name]! Your years of hard work and expertise have significantly contributed to our team's success. We appreciate your commitment and look forward to many more years of collaboration."
"Celebrating [number] years of outstanding service [name]! Your professionalism, expertise, and positive attitude make you a valuable asset to our team and the company. Thank you for your continued dedication."
"Wishing you a happy work anniversary! Your commitment to excellence and your ability to consistently deliver high-quality work have set a standard for all of us. Here's to your continued success at [company] and beyond."
"Congratulations on reaching the [number]-year mark! Your professionalism and expertise have been crucial to our team's achievements. We're grateful for your contributions and look forward to more milestones together."

Informal / Friendly / Quirky Workversary Messages:

"Congratulations on surviving another year at [company]! Your resilience deserves a standing ovation. Here's to more weird and wonderful years ahead!"
"Happy work-iversary [name]! You've officially reached expert level in dealing with [insert work shenanigans]. Thanks for bringing laughter and joy to our workplace. Let the fun continue!"
"Cheers to [number] years of ninja-level [insert work shenanigans]! Your [work shenanigans] skills have not gone unnoticed. Here's to more victorious years ahead."
"Happy work anniversary [name]! Time flies when you're having deadlines. Thanks for being the superhero of the office – saving our sanity, one tea round at a time."
"Congratulations on [number] years of making the office a brighter place! Your positive energy and weird jokes bring a special touch to our workplace. Looking forward to more years together!"
"Happy work-iversary! Can't believe it's been [number] years already. Thanks for making coming into the office worthwhile. Cheers to more good times!"
"Happy work-iversary, [name]! Another year of teamwork and Slack banter. Who knew work could be this fun? Grateful to have you as a colleague and friend. Here's to more good times!"

These are just a few examples for you to customise based on your company, your tone of voice, your knowledge of your colleague and your experience and relationship with them. Remember to make it as personal as possible for the most meaningful effect. Taking a few minutes to reflect and craft something truly personal will really make a difference.

Altough crafting the perfect work anniversary message may be an art, work anniversary gifting can be a science.

With CakeDrop's automated work anniversary gifting solution, you can ensure each of your team members receives a delicious branded gift on their work anniversary, wherever they are based in the UK.

By seamlessly integrating with over 50 popular HR systems, CakeDrop takes the hassle out of recognising employee milestones. Simply sign up to a work anniversary plan in a few clicks and we'll take care of gifting for the year ahead. Want to find out more? Visit our automated gifting page.

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