81 Best Gift Ideas for Your Colleagues 2020
You spend more time with your colleagues than you do with anyone except your family (and even then it’s a close-run thing). Your colleagues are the touchstone of your everyday life. By working together, you experience most of life’s daily rhythms with these people. Some might not be your best friends, sure, but there’s often plenty of affection going around as you strive towards your common goal as a team.
If you’re looking to get a gift for a colleague, perhaps someone you like but don’t know that well so aren’t sure what to do, then we can help. Or maybe the office party has mandated gift giving. Don’t worry, we’ve got that covered too. Our list of best gifts for your colleagues at work will be sure to go down well and make your daily life at work more enjoyable still.
Make sure to evaluate carefully if this gift would fit the colleague that you are planning to give this to make sure that they will like it. You would not want them to talk behind your back once they don't like your gift.
The figure shows a person who has a roll of tape between his two hands and in between his mouth is a pen. You can also see more pens behind his back and underneath him are a pile of paper clips. Is it worth mentioning that the figure sits on a toilet bowl while multitasking?
Concrete and copper are the main ingredients of this geometric paperweight. It can be used in two ways: as a paperweight and as a bookend.
With this gift, they can keep their phones, tablets, or even their computer monitor clean and streak free.
All they must do is to spin it and wait for it to stop. Wherever it lands, your coworkers must follow that decision. Some of the decisions that are on this decision maker are Sit on It, Maybe, and Pass the Buck.
It will make your other colleagues write down their information on an offline log book. It doesn't hurt to be a little old school sometimes.
These walkie talkies could be the perfect gift to your colleague if you are close to them and talks to them many times throughout the day. It could be helpful if your phones got no reception. You can radio them over to know their 20. It has a relatively large radius so you can surely have fun with your colleagues with this gift.
The good news is you can change the word Nutella into anything that your other colleagues love like coffee or tea. Who wouldn't love a customized gift, right? They are no more bringing home the wrong spoon.
Your colleagues can even form it into a circle and use it as a compass. It can surely allow the element of play to work in the office.
This book can be a perfect way to show them your appreciation to them. You may not tell them personally because that can get mushy, but you can let this book do all the talking instead. They will surely appreciate your sweet gesture.
You can even have fun with your colleague while reading this book and make fun of the hilarious advice in it.
It can be a perfect gift if you hand it at the ideal time. You can give a smile on your coworker’s face if you give it to them at the perfect time.
In changing the date in the calendar, all they must do is to move the magnet to the right point or the right day and month. It will surely be a useful conversation starter as it looks very sophisticated and exciting.
They would be grateful for this thoughtful gift because they would never have to clean up their desk after spilling their coffee or any drink.
They don't have to reload this stapler too often because it can store up to 210 new strips of staples and it can fasten up to 25 sheets of paper. Your colleagues can use this even until they get into a new job.
The mug has a unique look compared to other coffee mugs. It could be one of the unique gifts for colleagues that you can get.
They can get some inspiration and good vibes by playing with this colorful art cube as they arrange them into anything that they have in mind. It has twelve wood slices in different colors, and you can only solve it in one way. However, they can always get creative, and no matter how they do it, it will still be an added attraction on their office table.
It is a fun gift, and they will surely enjoy writing on them repeatedly once they discover how it works. Aside from reducing stress, it can also help your colleagues to be calm.
For sure they couldn’t help but smile when they look at this adorable grumpy cat plush toy. Maybe you can also give this to one of your colleagues that is always grumpy.
If you are hilarious, you can even exaggerate the little things that they did on a satirical level. It can surely add to the office fun and can turn the atmosphere a little less serious.
The plants require very little maintenance, so your colleagues won't have a hard time taking care of them. The plants even come with pod containers upon ordering, so all they need to do is hang it up on the wall.
They can even use this magnetic putty to clean up the mess that they made when they accidentally tossed over a box of paper clips or staples. They won’t need to crouch down longer than they should to because the magnetic putty would gather everything for them.
They can organize their cables by using this gum-like organizer. They can stick it on their table or under their computer screen and put the wires on it. They will never have a hard time finding their charger or earphones ever again.
They can put it on their desk so it can help in reducing their stress levels even though it only emits a gentle light.
With this footrest, your colleague can feel comfortable in the workplace, which is very important to increase the productivity level. It is designed to make the user less fatigued and more relaxed. It has an adjustable pedal, and they can tilt it between 0 and 30 degrees depending on which degree they feel comfortable.
You can say that you like them, or you need them. It's up to you since you can get this customized with any message that you want. The ceramic mug is perfect for your buddies if they are hot chocolate or coffee lovers.
Give them the chance to practice their putty and engage in a sort of golf game while at work. It can help them enjoy and reduce the stress that they feel while working.
It has a capacity of 15 oz. and is equipped with a large handle to allow your colleagues to hold it comfortably in their hand. It's both dishwasher and microwave safe so the manufacturer can guarantee that it will be durable and would last longer.
The letter board comes with 580 numbers and symbols that your colleagues can use to express what they feel or just to put any message that they want on the letter board. You can even put a note on it before giving it to your colleague as a present.
The book will teach them the basics about hand lettering, as well as the basics of calligraphy. After they finish the book, they will undoubtedly have improved handwriting, or maybe it can make their writing attractive.
This gift can remind your colleagues that they must pamper themselves from time to time. They will appreciate your efforts but make sure that you tell them that those sweets are not for eating; they're for bathing. Make sure that you have advised them that just in case.
The paperweight has a famous Einstein quote on it. It says, "Logic will get you from A to B; Imagination will take you everywhere." It even has a graphic presentation about linear thinking and imagination.
This essential oil diffuser has seven different LED lights that the user can choose from depending on the mood. The lights can add a different element to the atmosphere. Your colleagues won't also have a problem with cleaning it because it is effortless to clean.
The monitor board acrylic made, and they can stick it on the right side of their monitor so they can keep track of the things that they need to do. They can write down important tasks such as when to send emails and their schedule for the rest of their workday.
This fan has an adorable size that it would be a perfect addition to their office desk, and they will not even notice that it's there. The user can choose between two different speeds, and it has a manual swivel base that your colleagues can adjust to whatever preference they have.
Since it is personalized, you can change the name at the bottom with your colleague's name, and you can even get the colors and shapes changed. You might want to observe them very well before purchasing this for them to determine the things that they would like in their stationery. Or maybe it’s better to keep things simple.
The bowl is BPA-free plastic, and it has a soft, silicone wrap and an airtight lid. Your coworkers can fill it up with different foods and put them inside their bags so they can refuel themselves during a busy workday. Moreover, with this lunch bowl, they can reduce the use of sandwich baggies and lunch sacks, which means less trash.
It has different compartments so they can organize their pens, scissors, rulers, and pencils. The shallow one can be used to store small supplies like paper clips and pins. It even has a tape dispenser that looks cute with the cassette design.
This heater is big enough to provide personalized heat in a space that is as big as an office cubicle. They will feel warm and comfortable even though the whole office is cold. It has a low power usage that can help on saving on the energy bill and helps avoid tripping the circuit breaker in case there are multiple heaters in the office.
Since it is personalized, you can add the name or the initials of your colleagues, and it has a detachable buckle clip. The debossed leather can provide a nostalgic look with letterpress.
This coffee maker weighs only less than half of a pound and does not require any filters which mean they wouldn’t have a hard time cleaning it.
Each sheet has a full adhesive backing. When you read the word adhesive, you were worried that it might leave a residue, but it won't which is a good thing, right? It is a handy tool that can be used anywhere possible.
They can also use this on their charger and USB cables. It comes in a pack of three, so they can have one in their car, one in their office desk and one inside their bag. Moreover, this cord keeper is leather with made, which makes it very stylish.
There is a big collection of coloring books to choose from, but your colleague would be fit to have the "Color Me Calm" by Lacy Mucklow. The said coloring book is believed to support relaxation and meditation. The stressed-out colleagues would surely thank you for giving them this fantastic gift.
With these pencils, your colleagues would have a great time creating their to-do list. You can even pair this pencil set with a beautiful journal. Once they open the gift, they are all set to writing anything they have in mind.
When they prefer to use this at home, they will undoubtedly wake up to a delicious and cold coffee in the morning. It would be a perfect way to start their day, especially on work days.
You can help them upgrade their Instagram game with this mobile lens kit. The set includes macro lenses, wide angle, and fisheye. It also comes with a universal clip that is compatible with most tablets and phones.
Fortunately, they can have this cup holder until a couch with a cup holder is available in the market. This cup holder is a one size fits all, so you don't have to worry about the size of the cup that you are using. Moreover, the holder fits most sofa and couches.
It has a simulated hand kneading massage technology that has eight bi-directional rotation knots. It also has an optional heating therapy mode and three adjustable intensity. It can help your colleagues relax their whole body, most notably the legs, waist, back, shoulder, cervical, and neck.
It can accommodate up to 12 oz. of liquid of their choice, and it is stainless steel made and premium powder coated. The engraved design is guaranteed to last a lifetime. It can keep cold drinks cold for up to 24 hours and hot beverages hot for up to 6 hours.
This desktop basketball can be the perfect alternative for the real game when you cannot get out playing basketball for real. It can be a timely gift when you get this for your coworkers during the NBA Finals and March Madness.
This calendar can both be a reward and a self-control teacher as you must control yourself not to pop every bubble on it.
You can tell Alexa, the assistant, what you need to do, and it will do it for you. You can ask Alexa to play music, set alarms, check the weather, read the news, and answer questions. Moreover, it is compatible with most smart home devices.
It is easy to carry anywhere your colleagues may go because of its lightweight and compact design. You can keep any beverages hot like gravies, cocoas, sauces, tea, and coffee. It can also be a great companion to bring during camping.
It does not only look cute, but it also does it functions as a plant holder. If your colleagues decide to put a real plant on it, they can water it and not worry about drowning the plant. The interior of this planter is left unglazed and even has a hole for draining water.
The Teflon bags are also reusable, and they can use it to heat other foods like leftover pizza or even pasta. If some of your coworkers are gluten-free, they can use these bags to avoid contamination when they make their food.
It has dual blades design that can produce cooling power at the lowest noise level possible. It might have a slight whirring noise, but the manufacturers guarantee that your colleagues and their neighboring desk can barely hear the sound. It has two rubber pads that keep the fan in place and keep it from vibrating as well.
The tea collection is all natural and caffeine free, and it also contains no artificial ingredients or colors. The tea sampler includes 20 assorted pyramid tea bag infusers.
This laptop standing desk will be a perfect addition to your home, home office, or your work desk. You can use it on different ways: as a laptop or tablet stand when you're relaxing in bed, as a snack tray while watching tv, as a food table for breakfast in bed and as a standing desk for office work. You can help your colleagues fight different disorders like neck stiffness, neck pain, and back pain.
Let them know that you acknowledge the things that they like to do during their free time. With this rustic bottle opener with cap catcher, they can surely enjoy their beer time alone or with friends. You can even customize it with their first or last name.
The brew is from 100% Arabica beans that aged inside oak wine barrels. This coffee would be the perfect post-meal treat. Adventurous coffee enthusiasts will also appreciate getting this kind of gifts.
They can add frozen or fresh fruit inside the bottle to give themselves a fruit-infused and refreshing water break. The container is made from BPA free plastic and is shatterproof. They have a perfect size, which means they would fit into any cup holders.
The speaker might be small, but it can play music for up to 24 hours on just a single charge. It also offers easy connectivity with its Bluetooth 4.0 that ensures instant pairing and can maintain the connection to up to 66 ft. It has a lightweight but robust design that can be a great soundtrack anywhere.
The gift basket includes one of each of these flavors: kettle corn, jalapeno cheddar popcorn, white cheddar popcorn, cheddar cheese popcorn, and caramel corn. The giftee can even share the food with everyone in the room.
The sign followed the logo design of Nintendo and which your colleagues could add to their collection. It can also be a great addition to their man cave, or they can use it as a label for their collection or in their retail game shop.
By using this kit, they can mix six different signature sauces depending on their taste preferences. It even includes customizable labels to give their hot sauce a personalized touch.
The label maker is compact and lightweight, which makes it easy for the user to label anything anywhere. It has a QWERTY keyboard which makes it easy for typing the words that you would want on the label.
Your colleague can use it as a wired headphone, but it would be more convenient to use it as a wireless headphone. In wireless mode, the headphone's battery can last to up to 20 hours of music time.
It is made of non-toxic PVC material and is also BPA and heavy metal free. Your colleagues won’t even have a hard time to inflate this ball as it comes with a foot pump.
You would not want to see them getting sad because their plants died, would you? Now, you can make sure that they remember to take care of their plants before it’s too late.
Don't worry because the magnets are strong enough to hold three times the weight of an average beer bottle. You can help them save space on their refrigerator, and they will have plenty of space for their snacks. It would be the perfect gift for colleagues who love beer so much.
The organizer includes a letter tray, a pen holder, a letter sorter, and a file holder. It is efficient in keeping essential things in the office organized and easily found. It is space-saving but is large enough to accommodate your colleagues' desk accessories.
It fits comfortably on any desk size because it is small. The stapler is even equipped with non-skid feet to help it stay in place. It uses standard size staples and can easily staple 12 to 15 pages of paper.
The mug has a slim base, which makes it fit any cup holders. It has vacuum-insulated construction, which helps in keeping your colleagues' beverage hot or cold for a long time. The double wall can also help in making the mug free from condensation so the user's desk will never get messy again.
You can try to research your coworkers to know who their favorite GOT characters are and you can choose to have it engraved on their gift.
The sampler set contains one of each of these flavors: matcha green tea, sweet peppermint, rose earl, grey, vanilla white, and citrus ginger.