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Keeping track of important HR dates can be tricky! 

Between international holidays, dates which raise awareness of important issues and causes, and everything in between, making sure you don’t miss a chance to engage, include, and appreciate your people is a big ask.

With that in mind, we’ve put together a comprehensive calendar of relevant dates for HR professionals that you can download for free! We’ve also thrown in a few creative recognition ideas for specific dates.

The calendar is available as a PDF download, and can also be imported to your Google calendar, iCalendar, or Outlook calendar.

Keep reading to learn more about what our HR calendar includes, and to get your link.

Professional Appreciation Dates 

There are a number of dates set aside throughout the year to celebrate people in specific professions and fields, such as:

  • Employee Appreciation Day
  • International HR Day
  • National Intern Day
  • Administrative Professionals Day
  • Customer Service Week

When one of these dates comes along, you don’t want to miss the chance to recognize your people. With our HR calendar, you won’t have to!

DEI and Awareness Dates

An important part of creating an inclusive work environment is acknowledging the diversity in your team. That’s why our 2023 HR calendar includes a comprehensive list of DEI and awareness dates, such as:

  • World Autism Awareness Day
  • National Day for Truth and Reconciliation
  • World AIDS Day

Once you know these dates are coming up, you can make plans to recognize your people, and to raise awareness across your team as a whole. 

National & International Holidays and Festivals

In an increasingly distributed world, companies have team members working across different regions and countries. This means that they celebrate different holidays and festivals, and it can be difficult for HR teams to keep track. Our HR calendar includes holidays and festivals from all over the world, like:

  • Canada Day 
  • St. Patrick’s Day 
  • Chinese Lunar New Year
  • Cinco de Mayo (US)

Whether you need to track the time people are taking off for these dates or just send your international teammates your best wishes on holidays that matter to them, we’ve got you covered.

Fun Dates for Your Diary

In addition to all the dates listed above, we’ve also found plenty of other fun, quirky, and interesting dates that could be worth adding to your diary, like:

  • Fun at Work Day
  • Love Your Pet Day
  • World Book Day
  • International Yoga Day

These dates could inspire you to find unique ways to engage your team through fun activities, gifts, or anything else you can think of!

Get Your HR Calendar

You can add your 2023 HR calendar by the following the instructions below:

Add to your Google Calendar

Click here to add these dates to your Google Calendar


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Conor Moloney

Written by Conor Moloney

Conor is a Content Marketing Specialist at Guusto. He loves creating articles and other resources to help HR leaders build better cultures within their companies.

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