Become Desktop Aware This Administrative Professionals Day

Here at Peoples Flowers, we would never miss the chance to say thank you to our administrative professionals, whose official day falls this year on April 25. And we’ve got just the way to kick things off, with a little initiative we’re calling “Desktop Awareness.” After a long winter, we’re certain that most work spaces could use a little perking up, if not a downright overhaul. We’re shining a light on the sorry states of our desks and demanding more. We’re demonstrating how flowers and plants can make a huge difference in our work lives, and we’re doing it on behalf of the admins.

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Administrative Professional Gifts & Floral Designs

Administrative Professional Gifts

When you consider who runs your organization every day, who comes to mind? According to the International Association of Administrative Professionals (IAAP), the unsung heroes – and backbone of every corporation – are the administrative professionals. These very important employees represent the first voice that your clients hear or the first face that they encounter. They handle appointments and schedules, wrangle all the details, and know how everything gets done.

Administrative Professionals Week begins on April 23, giving Albuquerque business owners the opportunity to recognize all of the hard work and determination of their support personnel. And Peoples Flowers has the administrative professional gifts, floral designs, and plants that they are sure to love.  Continue reading

Celebrating Administrative Professionals Week

administrative professionalsAlthough the day we celebrate on April 27 was originally named “National Secretaries Day”, it has undergone many name changes to reflect the evolution of society and workplace dynamics. In the year 2000, the day was renamed National Administrative Professionals Day. This title more accurately expresses the level of importance of these employees to our organizations, and to the economy. Without our administrative support personnel, we would probably be lost.

These are the members of our team who greet our clients, arrange our meetings and keep our schedules straight. They are often the first face our customers see, the first voice they speak to, and their first line of communication when they have a problem. With a calm demeanor and efficient personalities, they manage all that a day at the office entails; and in the process make everyone’s job easier. Although they don’t always get the recognition they deserve, on April 27, you have the opportunity to make sure that they do.

administrative professionalsAlthough not a holiday on the calendar, National Administrative Professionals Day is celebrated across the United States, as well as around the world. It is not only a day set aside to appreciate the people you work with; but the International Association of Administrative Professionals, the organization behind the day, also promotes continuing education opportunities, interacts with professionals around the globe, and establishes standards of excellence.

administrative professionalsOur Albuquerque office spaces are often elegant, chic and professional. Peoples Flower Shops has a large variety of gifts, one of which is sure to fit into the décor of your office perfectly. Orchids and exotic flowering plants are unique gifts that will last for years, reminding your employees of how appreciative you are of their service.

This April 27, make sure your employees know how much you value them. Call Peoples Flower Shops for ideas and inspiration for the best administrative personnel in the world – yours.

Flowers and Gifts This Administrative Professionals Week

social-2Traditionally celebrated around the last week of April each year, Administrative Professionals Week is the perfect occasion to thank your employees and recognize their hard work, making them feel appreciated and valued. During Administrative Professionals Week, employers often celebrate by treating employees to continuing education, seminars, lunch out of the office, or pastries brought into the office and by gifting tokens of appreciation like trinkets, flowers, and gifts. This year, Administrative Professionals Week will take place April 19th through the 25th. Our professional florists can help you make sure your staff feels truly appreciated with flowers and gifts from Peoples Flowers Shops.

Nothing will brighten your administrative assistant’s desk and day like a colorful floral arrangement. Our Lilies & Lemons bouquet featuring a vibrant arrangement of yellow button mums, goldenrod, and yellow lilies will sweeten the air with their floral aroma and the office atmosphere with their cheerful design. Arranged in glass bowl filled with fresh slices of lime and lemon this unique bouquet makes a fun and festive gift sure to be appreciated by any administrative assistant during Administrative Professionals Week.

Lilies and Lemons

Lilies and Lemons

Introduce a lasting sense of calm to your office this Administrative Professionals Week by giving your assistant a spathiphyllum plant, commonly known as as peace lily. This plant features large, deep green leaves and blooms in white. Easy to care for, a peace lily will bring lasting serenity and beauty to the office. Peace lily orders can be customized to complement your office’s interior with a container choice of a wicker basket, attractive metal tin planter, or a ceramic container.

In addition to flowers and plants, you can show your gratitude with edible gifts that the recipient can enjoy alone or share with whole office. Consider having an artfully arranged basket delivered to the office. We have a variety of gift baskets containing snacks, candy, and gourmet foods. A favorite of health-conscious employees, our Fruit & Cheese Basket contains an assortment of fruits, a variety of cheeses, crackers for a little crunch, and hard candies. This basket comes in a gift wrapped wicker basket topped with a bow. Available in multiple sizes, our gift baskets will accommodate any number of employees.

If you are uncertain what to give your employees this year, our expert florists will help you make the perfect selections to show your administrative assistants your sincere appreciation.


Celebrate Your Staff’s Hard Work during Administrative Professionals Week

march26p5Starting on April 20th and running through April 26th, Administrative Professionals Week will be here, and it will be that time of year again to supersize your motivational and recognition efforts for all those office workers, virtual staff, and team members that work hard on behalf of you and your organization.

Don’t forget that Administrative Professional Day is in the middle of the week on April 23rd so you may want to focus on this day or do something each day of the week to celebrate the talent you have on board.

At People’s Flower Shops, we are here to help you with flowers, plants, and gifts that will send your thanks and show them just how grateful you are for their hard work.feb3p4

Flower Collection

We can help you match the perfect flower arrangement to each of your staff, depending on their favorite type of flower or colors. With a talented floral design team, we can deliver a masculine or feminine styled flower arrangement that also fits your budget and wows every one of your employees.

Whether you select from our current collection of spring flowers, our exclusive Signature Designs, or a custom flower arrangement, we work with you to get you exactly what you have in mind. This time of year provides one of the widest varieties of flower types possible with tulips, daisies, carnations, roses, orchids, lilies and more!jan15p1

Green Plants that Promote Health and Wellness

Another option is to go with a green plant or flowering plant, which can be displayed in the office or taken home to be enjoyed. These plants help promote health and wellness as well as offer a great way to add nature to a work space.

We have plants in containers, baskets, and crates as well as stunning flowering plants and dish gardens to choose from, providing a nice alternative especially if anyone might be allergic to flowers.B Gourment Gift Ideas

Treats, Snacks, and Baskets

We have a huge gift selection to choose from that is also divided into ideas for men and women to help you shop easier and faster.

There are also gift baskets that are overflowing with fresh seasonal fruit, gourmet food, and sweets, which make this gift idea a value-added solution that can be shared with the whole staff. No one will go hungry with these enormous gift baskets.

Then there is seafood, made to order dinner packages, desserts and chocolates that are also available as part of our gift collection. You are sure to find something that delights your staff!giftp2

Albuquerque Delivery and National Delivery Schedule

While it is always best to order as soon as possible, we can also do same-day deliveries in case you waited until the last minute! We can deliver nationwide as well in case you have a talented staff member that works virtually on your behalf!

Send a Gift on Secretary’s Day or Recognize All Your Admins All Week Long!

adminp1While your secretary might be keeping track of your daily calendar and keeping you on track, it’s up to you remember that April 24th is Administrative Professionals Day and the week of April 22 is Admin Week.

adminp4This is your time to show admins and secretaries – and don’t forget those virtual assistants – just how much they are appreciated. Peoples Flower Shops has a wide range of flower arrangements, plants, and gift baskets available to make this Administrative Professional’s Day or Week the best ever.

This Year’s Admin Day and Secretary Day Selection

The Peoples Flower Shop team has a few of their favorite floral designs, plants, and gift baskets that they would like to share to give you some ideas of what is possible:

  • Peoples Signature Design features a choice of bright, bold colors or pastel tones and is the perfect size for a desk at the office or to take home.
  • A Bromeliad Plant is a unique plant that grows abundantly in tropical forests. It is available in a variety of colors and is a lasting gift to show your appreciation for many months.
  • The Survival Kit gift basket is the perfect choice for one or more admins at the office because it is available in many sizes. This is a fun gift that includes an assortment of treats such as candy, cookies, chips, popcorn, and sodas.adminp3

Stop by one of our five locations or shop through our easy and convenient online ordering system. We deliver all over the United States and serve all areas of New Mexico, including Albuquerque, Bernalilo, Cedar Crest, Corrales, Los Lunas, Nob Hill, Placitas, Rio Rancho and Westside.

Gifting on a Budget

During these tough economic times, we realize that companies stretched to the limit with many employees often doing more tasks than usual to help the company compete.

adminp2The companies who are retaining this talent are those that are rewarding them and showing just how much they value them as people. Even a gesture like a bouquet of flowers or basket full of goodies can make a difference to an admin who works tirelessly on your behalf.

And, because we recognize the importance of providing extra value, all of our flower arrangements, plants, and gifts are value-priced without compromising on quality or selection for you.  There is a wide offering to fit every budget to make it easy for you to recognize those who keep you on task and on time!