Not many have the courtesy of having some genuine friends in their respective workplaces. However, there are few people who find a family at their offices. Such people don’t only work together, but also hang out, and travel together. If not, there are some who develop a special bonding with the people working in their offices. There could be n number of reasons why one would want to gift their colleagues. But most of you might be terribly confused about the gifts that your coworker would love to receive. That is why we decided to dedicate a blog to list gift ideas for coworkers.
Coworkers can come from varied backgrounds, creed, and caste, and may have completely different choices in comparison with your friends or fellow mates. That is what makes it difficult to choose a gift for a coworker. Therefore, keeping all these fantastic features in mind here is our genuine attempt to help our readers to hone their gift-giving abilities.
Best gifts for coworkers
This is an uncanny, funny, and a way of politely telling the people to go away from the desk. The deskmate 24 desktop flip office signboards are something every worker would love to have it on his or her desks. It comprises of 24 messages or phrases which are extremely witty and advise people to stay out of your comfort zone. One can even make notes on it using the dry-erase marker. Therefore, such an efficient gift is sure of making a place in the receiver’s heart.
If you find a way of gifting something that is very helpful and also enhances the look of someone’s office desk, it would eventually prove as an excellent gift for the receiver. Whether you type on a computer or spend your entire day staring at one of the hot colleagues in your office, these pens are surely going to help you some or the other day at your work. Not only for its efficiency, but the beauty of these finely curated pens can catch the eye of the receiver.
Is your boss giving you a very hard time at your office? Are you completely cooked by the peer pressure from the staff? If you and your colleague are on the same path in order to curb stress, a gift like a fidget toy would be appreciated by your fellow worker. The cube, in other times, can improve the look of the receiver’s cubicle. When in use, its electroplating can help the user improve his focusing power. Also, it will develop a sense of calm and attentiveness in your day-to-day routine.
Regardless of the situation, help your friend to be always ready to uncap a beer bottle. The pocket size card bottle opener would be a great gift regardless of the occasion. Also, it will always stay in his wallet which would give him the chance to remember you whenever he comes across it. The gift value will increase gradually if you gift it to a person who is an ardent drunkard and has the knack of breaking the beer bottle caps quite frequently. The compact-sized opener made of stainless steel can be a party saver while partying far away from the city.
The name says it all, doesn’t it? If your colleague loves such cute stuff to the core, we are then sure that he or she would automatically develop a special place in their hearts. This bag would be more suggested to the female colleagues. Girls generally tend to like such cutesy things more than men. There is a high possibility that a man wouldn’t find it as amusing as a woman can. The bag can be used to bring in Tiffin or could be used during outdoor excursions.
Not that we want to fill the list with all the stress bursting equipment, but we couldn’t stop ourselves from mentioning the gift after looking at its quirkiness. The stress buster punching ball shouldn’t need much explanation in terms of how it works. The photo of it is self-explanatory is what we think. This is, again, something which would help you let your frustration out while you are at work. It would be a great go-to place in the office once it is settled upon your desk.
Press it and you may hear a big no just like you heard it from your mother after you asked for some extra bucks to spend on a FIFA CD back in the day. This would be an exceptional gift for coworkers who are annoyed with the staff and have only a single answer to all their queries-no. Especially, if he or she is a government employee in a country like India, the person would love to have a no button. We know that it fails to meet the efficiency value, but it is way too funny and good to deprive it of a spot on the list.
If your colleague is bored of wearing those same old routine formals to the office, surprise him with a pack of vibrantly colored fancy socks. We are sure that a gift like this is going to crack him up completely. Also, the name has suggested something in specific. Therefore, one should avoid purchasing it for women. There is a possibility that their sock patterns are different. The fancy socks are going to get some vibrancy to the formal clothing. Also, no boss can complain about how informal the sock is. This is only for those men who can carry this amount of quirkiness with utmost ease.
The mug is one of the most common gifts which can be customized in either which ways to make it look like an exclusive gift. However, what made us mention the ever so common mug on the list is the message written on it. The message says, and I quote ‘Day drinking from a mug to keep things professional’ which adds to the hilarity of the mug. Whenever someone grins or cracks up after seeing the mug on the cubicle, the receiver would remember that what a smart ass you were.
Most of the office accessories are boring, especially the ones in the corporate firms. However, the one we have suggested is going to catch the eye of the coworkers. Your gift giving skills will be appreciated and many of your colleagues would want you to buy a gift for them. The pen holder, unlike any regular one, resembles a man sitting on a commode. It can do the job of holding 3 pens, dispensing adhesive tape, and accommodate anything from stapler pins to micro screws in the commode.
This is again something which can be gifted for the person to use it in the office. The novelty bags can carry sandwiches, which is its primary job. However, what makes it worth gifting are the quirky designs that are made of it. The designs comprise lookalike food and 19 distinctive designs. It would be quite a fun moment to acquire attention for a while just to the see the design on your tiffin bags. Although not as efficient as one might find, it would be a decent gift for an office colleague.
If nature is where your colleague’s heart lies, we are sure that he is going to love this gift, obviously not as much as his iPhone 7, but he would. Taking that into considerations, it is one such gift that not everyone would like. Therefore, one has to pretty particular before selecting this for someone. The white ceramic baby elephant pot is a cute little pot which can be located at any place of your liking, even your office table in that case. This could indeed be a dream gift for the plant lovers. If your office worker is one of them, this baby elephant is the way to go.
This gift is for someone who loves to scribble or write down his or her own thoughts. The diary cover boasts a message that says, and I quote ‘Coworkers I want to punch in the face’. It is the message which forced us to mention it on the list. It could be an interesting diary to maintain and many in your office would be eying on that piece of dairy. Not only it is hilarious, but one can use diaries in many which ways which adds to the efficiency of the gift.
There are high chances that the person you want to gift also has to work in the kitchen after going home from the office. Therefore, a knife sharpening kit can be a decent gift for someone who is very particular about his or her kitchen appliances. The knife sharpener stone kit allows you to put a razor sharp edge for all your knives in the kitchen. The Japanese styled stone is supported by a bamboo case to avoid any slippage during sharpening your knives. This is a gift for someone who loves cooking or has a home to organize after leaving from the work.
Although it isn’t for the office use, these candles are definitely going to help your colleague to relax and inherit a sense of calm and peace in her or his life. The scented candles work around the theory of aromatherapy which helps the mind to focus or concentrate more on certain things. Also, the freshened mind at home can reflect on the work in the office. Therefore, in case you want to gift something to calm your colleague down, this candle jar is certainly a go-to gift.
If your colleague speaks more about his wine than his favorite football team, then he is going to fall flat on his face after receiving these stoppers as a present. The vacuum stoppers work in such a way that it sucks out all the air from the bottles for the wines to maintain the taste for the longest of times. The best part about these stoppers is that it would fit on any wine bottles from all around the world. This gift would be nothing short of a boon to the wine lovers.
For those unaware of Zen Gardens, it is an ancient Asian way to deal with stress and depression using some Zen principles. The set comprises of stones which are the foremost main items to help you reduce the stress. If you can well light the candle on the set in your office, it would create a soothing environment around you. If not, the set can always find a place on the center table of your house. Overall, it would serve as a decent gift for colleagues and other family members or friends.
Made from a one-piece walnut wood, the business card display holder can be a decent gift for your office colleague. If you are confused about what to gift to him or her or aren’t sure about his or her choices, you should think of gifting him a display holder. It would let him or her keep his or her business cards in an organized manner. Also, the fact that one can place as many as 50 cards at a time, makes it a great décor to have it on your office desk.
This one is mainly suggested for the people who don’t like to miss their afternoon tea. The tea travel infuser helps you to segregate tea leaves from the actual tea of which the concentration of the taste can always be decided. Not only tea but is compatible with most of the beverages and can handle temperatures from too hot to very cold. This bottle is best-suited for short travels or business trips so that one doesn’t have to crave for their daily dose of their favorite beverages. Also, it can be taken to the offices which automatically qualifies to be a good gift for the office colleagues.
If you think that your colleague needs some ‘me’ time or a soothing mind frame, these organic bath salts are going to be excellent as gifts to your coworkers. Not only it gives you a relaxed mind, but the minerals present in the salts help you to cut down on physical fatigue. Also, they are organic and are made from 100 percent natural ingredients. Even the vegans would be happy to use them. Therefore, regardless of your coworker’s personal choices, he is going to enjoy his time while he takes a quick dip amidst this salt full of minerals.
It gets tough to maintain your phone’s battery throughout the day, especially when you are not allowed to charge your phone in the office. There is always this guy who borrows your charger in the office. For a guy like that an electronic gift would be a good choice, the portable charger is one of the best option. We don’t mean to be demeaning, but it is one of the most efficient gifts on the list. And any person who is heavily inclined towards his mobile is going to love receiving a portable charger. It comes in handy during the time of treks or outdoor excursions.
Yes, we know that coasters seem more like housewarming gifts more than anything else, but the message that comes on the one we recommend making it a nice funny gift for the person in your office. The coaster says that and I quote ‘Don’t fuck with my table’, which is certainly going to make many of the onlookers laugh. Also, the funnier quote is going to have a lot of attention of the receiver. If he is funny and loving making people laugh, he’d keep the coasters in an obvious position where everyone can read them.
For the messier one you know, the office tackle box would be a perfect gift to suit his personality. It will help the receiver to organize in such a way that he forgets nothing and complete the work flawlessly. It comprises of binder clips, pencils, highlighters, sticky notes, magnets, nail file, sharpener, and paperclips. Therefore, it is safe to say that includes everything that one requires to keep his work cubicle neat and clean. Also, it is believed that the cleaner the table, wiser the decision a man takes. Hence, it would be a meaningful gift for a coworker.
If any of your colleagues who you want to gift comes to the office and then heads to the gym after the office hours are over, one should consider gifting him or her a portable shoe bag. It would give him the freedom to carry his shoes without having to stuff it in his office bags. Also, it would neither look too weird to carry it to the office. Same goes for the gym bag and travel bag that comes along with it. Anything as efficient as this would surely be appreciated by the receiver.
Give them the unique taste of one of the best tea powders in the world. The herbal tea set comprises of not one or two, but 48 handcrafted tea infusers each with a unique taste. The tea lovers are going to have a time of their life while they sip on this finely crafted herbal tea. Also, it is an equal treat for the health-freaks. The teas are made from herb blend of blossoms and sweet berries which gives an enriching taste to the consumer.
As useful as it gets, a pen drive is a wonderful piece of advanced technology used to save memory. It can hold 128 GB data of your most important documents, images, songs, or in that case anything you want to load in it. It wouldn’t complain anyway. Also, it is a great way to carry your important data without having to print it on the paper. Therefore, it automatically becomes an efficient gift for the people in your office. The one we have suggested comes from a trusted brand with a good warranty for their product.
Now that we have listed several presents which you can actually gift it to your office mates, you can find their best alternatives for them or stick to the ones suggested. We tried our best to mention only those gifts which are convenient for the receivers as well as the givers. We also tried to keep a check on the price as we all know the mentality and the idea that goes behind while one thinks of a gift idea for the coworkers.
With this, we’d conclude our article for few of the best gift ideas for coworkers. In case, anyone of you wants many more products to be involved on the list, or if at all, anyone thinks that any some of the products you know can replace our suggested ideas, you all can write to us in the comments section below. For more gift ideas and birthday party ideas irrespective of age and gender, you can visit our website www.birthdayinspire.com.