AnnaMarie Houlis
Journalist & travel blogger

So it's your coworker's work anniversary. Congratulate them on the achievement! 

Here are some kind words and work anniversary quotes to help you celebrate their big day.

36 Great Work Anniversary Wishes

1. "You are an asset to our company, and I hope you’ll continue on this path of hard work. We are very proud of you, and we wish you a wonderful work anniversary!"

2. "Today you’ve completed your first year in this workplace — congratulations! Happy work anniversary! It has been lovely to work with you. We wish you all the best."

3. "My colleague, congratulations to you for your one-year of work! You are an excellent colleague, and I wish you the best at this company. You can always count on me."

5. "You are an essential part of our company, and I’m really impressed with your work thus far. Have a wonderful work anniversary!"

6. "You are an ambitious worker and it’s always inspiring to work alongside you. Congratulations on an accomplished year of work!"

7. "Congratulations on your first year of work! In just one year, you’ve shown just how capable you are. May the years ahead of you bring even more success!"

8. "This company’s future is brighter because of employees like you. Well done! Enjoy the one-year anniversary of your career!"

9. "We want you to know that you are a valuable member of our team. We wish you all the success in your career!"

11. "You are one of a kind. Thank you for helping us grow. Have a happy work anniversary!"

12. "We are proud to be associated with you. Your contributions and commitment to our work are unparalleled. Have a happy work anniversary!"

13. "Though it’s been only one year, it seems like we have been working together for so many more. You have become a wonderful work partner and a friend on whom I know I can always lean. Congratulations!"

14. "Employees like you are the pride and joy of this company. We are proud to have you here with us."

15. "Your attitude makes you what you are: a winner! You inspire and motivate the team like no other. Thank you for helping to push us forward. We wish you a happy work anniversary."

16. "Everybody at work is lucky to have you here. We wish you a happy anniversary!"

17. "Congratulations on your anniversary with the company! Your high spirit and go-getter attitude are what makes you special. Working with you has been inspiring and motivating."

18. "You are a source of inspiration, as your work ethic is exemplary. Thank you for being there every time we have needed you. Wishing you a happy work anniversary!"

19. "You are a dedicated worker and deserve all the success in the world. Keep up the good work, and cheers to your hard work!"

20. "We are grateful for your contribution and dedication to our company. Today, you complete a year with us. Wishing you a happy work anniversary."

22. "You are a gem that will always shine. Have a happy work anniversary."

23. "In a short span of time, you have already achieved so much. You’re an example of how hard work takes you to serious places. Wishing you a happy anniversary at our company."

24. "You understand the company culture really well. Thank you for making us what we are. We wish you a happy work anniversary."

25. "Congratulations on your one year of work experience! Every company needs a hard-working and intelligent employee like you. Best of luck!"

26. "You have come a long way since you started out with us just one year ago. We are grateful for your ideas that have helped us evolve. We wish you a happy work anniversary."

27. "I am lucky to work alongside you. Your enthusiasm, commitment and hard work are inspiring, and they all make you a cut above the rest."

28. "Every company should have someone like you at the forefront. You're talented in every sense of the word. Have a happy work anniversary."

30. "You are respected and admired. Our company shines because of you. Have a relaxing work anniversary. You deserve it!"

31. "Your dedication and passion for your work make you the success that you are. Keep raising the bar, and have a happy work anniversary."

32. "We are lucky to have you on our team. Wishing you a happy work anniversary."

33. "Congratulations on completing a successful year of work with our company. We are thrilled with your performance, and we appreciate your contributions. Good luck going forward. We wish you continued success!"

34. "Your commitment to your job sets an example for everyone else on this team. Have a great work anniversary."

35. "Your hard work and punctuality set the bar for others. Happy first work anniversary!"

36. “Thank you for everything you have done for this team and this company. We wouldn’t be where we are today without you!”


This article reflects the views of the author and not necessarily those of Fairygodboss.

AnnaMarie Houlis is a multimedia journalist for a gamut of both online and print publications, as well as an adventure aficionado and travel blogger at She covers all things women's empowerment — from navigating the workplace to navigating the world. She writes about everything from gender issues in the workforce to gender issues all across the globe.

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