The Bureau of Labor Statistics, who took over the task of counting jobs, now lists 50 health care and medical professions alone.
Professional workers in the 21st century account for 24% of all employees. All those jobs mean two things for us here at Dayspring:
That’s what this article is here to help you with—getting all those occupational acronyms and abbreviations right.
Now, we realize we can’t give you every abbreviation and acronym for every occupation. There are over 4,000 recognized “official” ones, after all.
Instead, what we have done is chosen the more popular and/or commonly used ones from the following fields:
Let’s get this ball rolling, shall we?
Medical Occupation Abbreviations and Acronyms
|Doctor of Medicine||MD|
|Licensed Practical Nurse||LPN|
|Certified Nursing Assistant/Aide||CNA|
|Doctor of Dental Surgery||DDS|
|Emergency Medical Technician||EMT|
A key event just perfect for gifting your hard-working nursing staff with practical, lovely, and engravable gift pens is National Nurses’ Week. It begins every year on 6 May and ends on 12 May, Florence Nightingale’s birthday. Perhaps one like the model below?
Key Management Team Members
Your business can’t run without the leadership at the top. They deserve all the credit and rewards you can heap upon them for keeping your management system and your firm going strong day after day.
Here are some of their more commonly used acronyms and abbreviations.
|Chief Executive Officer (the BIG boss)||CEO|
|Chief Operating Officer (the almost Big Boss)||COO|
|Chief Finance Officer (the money boss)||CFO|
|Chief Marketing Officer (the ad boss)||CMO|
|Chief Information Officer (the data boss)||CIO|
October 16 is Boss’s Day every year, and wouldn’t your group of “boss” people be pleased to receive an engraved executive gift pen from you? How do you like the looks of this one?
Finance and Accounting Abbreviations and Acronyms
Bean counters. Penny Processors. Number crunchers. Your finance and accounting professionals have their own “fun” names and terms for themselves and their department.
And while an acronym like “Acct.” might be on the door or business card, there are many other recognized acronyms and abbreviations for these ledger-loving folks. Here’s a table with some of the more common ones.
|Chief Accounting Officer||CAO|
|Chartered Financial Analyst||CFA|
|Certified Internal Auditor||CIA|
|Certified Public Accountant||CPA|
|Certified Financial Manager||CFM|
|Certified Management Accountant||CMA|
|Licensed Stock Broker/Dealer||BD|
|Certified Payroll Professional||CPP|
|Certified Financial Planner||CFP|
|Registered Investment Advisor||RIA|
|Qualified (Independent) Underwriter||QA/QIA|
|Chief Compliance Officer||CCO|
Reward your money men and women with an executive gift fountain pen, like the one below. Accountants and auditors need different colors of ink, and the various colors available in fountain pen cartridges fit the bill quite nicely.
Abbreviations and Acronyms for Sales and Marketing Professionals
No business can thrive without customers, and the network of people who bring in those customers through sales and marketing are invaluable to every firm, from the mom-and-pop on the corner to the Fortune 100s.
Whether you’re one of those on the corner or in the corner office 80 floors up, rewarding your sales and marketing network of champions with personalized engraved pens is always a smart action to take.
Here are some common abbreviations and acronyms for those whose occupation is getting customers through your door.
|Chief Marketing Officer||CMO|
|Director of Sales||DoS|
|Business Development Representative||BDR|
|Marketing Qualification Representative||MQR|
|Lead Development Representative||LDR|
|Sales Development Representative||SDR|
|Social Media Manager/Marketer||SMM|
Your sales and marketing team is undoubtedly made up of a group of highly trained, skilled, and creative individuals. Gifting them all the same pen may not be a wise choice.
Choosing from the variety of styles and colors available in our Cross Bailey line is probably the better solution.
Here’s what one happy executive customer had to say:
Information Technology Abbreviations and Acronyms
Your “geek squad” is made up of individuals who are highly trained, highly skilled, and, yes, typically just a little geeky-nerdy on the side.
That shouldn’t stop you from recognizing their contributions to your business’s safety, security, and success.
This table shows you most of the more common IT occupation abbreviations and acronyms to take the glitches out of engraving their personalized pen gifts.
|Chief Information Officer||CIO|
|Chief Security Officer||CSO|
|Certified Systems Administrator||CSA|
|Certified Professional App Developer||CPAD|
|Computer Emergency Readiness Team||CERT|
|Certified Information Technology Professional||CITP|
|Certified Systems Engineer||CSE|
|Computer Science Professional Engineer||CSPE|
|A certified technician who can diagnose, repair, and administer both hardware and software systems||CompTIA A+|
We have the perfect high-tech gift pen for your high-tech personnel, the Cross Tech3+. It has three different writing tips, as well as a touch screen stylus in the cap end. And it comes in a fun and functional translucent red finish.
Here it is:
Some FAQs About Our Gift Pens
While we’ve given you plenty of info about abbreviations and acronyms for members of your company, and even some awesome (if we do say so ourselves) ideas for personalized engraved gift pens, you may still have a few questions.
We’ll try to answer them for you, but if you have more, please leave us a comment below or contact our wonderful customer service representatives (CSRs).
How long does it take to engrave a gift pen?
It takes less than a day to engrave one gift pen. Bulk orders for an entire team or department will naturally take a bit longer due to the larger number of pens ordered.
What happens if something is wrong with my order?
We try our best, but we’re only human, and sometimes things do go wonky. Simply call, email, or use our contact form and we’ll do our best to correct the issue. Here’s one customer’s experience with us:
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Oops! I forgot my ______’s big day. Do you do rush orders?
Yes, we do! You can learn all about our Rush Order One Day Business Service. Don’t fret about your forgetfulness. We’ve got your back.
And with that, we’re through for today. Any questions, comments, folks we forgot? Let us know below, please.
Daniel is the President and CEO of Dayspring Pens. He lives in Virginia with his wife and their four children. Learn more about Daniel's bio.