Check out our gift guide 2023 for coworkers.
This list of gift ideas was a labor of love!
Spend $30 less and get unique ideas to share with your coworkers. We’re sharing the perfect Secret Santa ideas for one or more of your hardworking peers.
It may seem a little early to start thinking about Christmas gift-giving, but as part of our Christmas Shopping Challenge, each week we’ll be sharing the best gift ideas for everyone, including spouses, kids, coworkers, book lovers, and more. We hope to have you complete your shopping list by November. This will allow you to better plan your holiday gift giving and enjoy more family time.
This is our gift guide for coworkers:
1. Personalize their laptop with their favorite colour.
Consider decking out your coworker’s laptop with this set if their really obvious about their favorite color! This set comes with a hard shell exterior cover, a silicon keyboard cover and even a protective screen for extra durability. The cover is available in more than 40 colors and compatible with MacBook Pro 13-inch laptops.
Want a different size? Amazon has all the laptop covers you need!
2. Bring them to work in a stylish tumbler.
Whether they’re commuting to an office or working virtually, any coworker will appreciate this trendy tumbler if they love the look of Stanley. The tumbler holds up to 40 ounces and is lightweight. If you’re on a budget, it is possible to buy the Stanley. However, we prefer this Walmart version that performs as well, if no better.
3. The person who’s always finding solutions in the workplace deserves this title on their desk.
There’s always that one person in the workplace who is the solution finder or literal fixer of all the things! While this could definitely be a funny gag gift, it’s still a compliment we think any coworker worthy of the title will love displaying on their desk.
4. These webcam covers are perfect for coworkers that like to stick tape on their laptops.
You could potentially break these cam covers up into 5 separate gifts and would be perfect if you’re planning to do a few gift baskets for your coworkers. Since you’ll get 5 in a pack, you’ll pay just a few bucks each and they’re a fun and practical way to brighten someone’s day. Plus, the screen-cleaning end is also included!
5. A personalized cable holder is the perfect sophisticated gift for a coworker who’s always on the go.
Personalized Leather Cable Holder – $11.87 (regularly $11.99)
Choose your lettering for personalization – Imprinted gold letters cost $2 more than $1.
Shipped for as low at $12.87
This thoughtful gift will be appreciated by even the most spoiled coworkers! It’s minimal, but is super practical and sleek for even the most stylish people in the company. It can be easily personalized with 6 letters, and you can select from 7 neutral vegan leather colours.
6. The handheld blender is versatile, and can be used in the office.
With a handheld frother, it’s easy to make your favorite drinks. This tool is perfect for your coworker who loves to drink frothy lattes in the mornings, or mixes collagen into their drinks. It’s so affordable at under $6 that you could even pair it with some coffee beans and a mug or their favorite tub of collagen!
7. Keep your coffee hot throughout the morning so that you can enjoy a smooth morning.
If you’re a coffee lover, then a mug heater is the perfect gift for your coworkers. Mr. Coffee is selling mug warmers for under $20 that will keep their morning workflow in order.
You can also give a coworker a gift that is even more unique.
Consider a highly rated Ember Mug to splurge on. This mug is wireless and can be controlled via a smartphone. It has an 80-minute battery life and is stylish as ever.
8. A new candle that can be refilled is always a good idea.
Candles always make excellent gifts no matter who you’re shopping for. It’s something that will make them feel warm and cozy at home or could even be something they love using in their office when they work virtually. Target has a great deal on candles right now, with 30% off! This gift idea can be as low at $7.
These Walmart Better Homes & Gardens jar candles are another candle idea we love! The sticker on the front is easily removable and the glass jar complete with a wooden lid is something they’ll want to refill over and over!
9. This portable lapdesk is very affordable.
Someone doesn’t understand the genius invention of a lapdesk until you’ve had their own. This lapdesk is mine and I have used it virtually all summer, to and from work and the pool. It has two cushions so it’s comfortable to have on your lap and it’s handle makes it easy to tote. The ledge is adjustable in 8 different positions, so it’s perfect for books as well!
Score a two-pack of these lap desks for under $15 – that’s just $7.50 each! 😱
10. Give them a miniature vacuum cleaner which doubles as both a keyboard and desktop cleaner.
Your coworkers are likely to be surprised by this portable mini desktop vacuum cleaner. They will absolutely love it! It has a mini nozzle and a small brush to reach the hard to reach places, like your keyboard. It also has a powerful suction, so it can be used to remove pencil shavings or debris left behind by excessive erasing.
11. This stylish board is a great alternative to sticky notes.
This acrylic desktop sign will be a great gift for the coworker that is always using sticky note! It’s endlessly reusable The following are some examples of how to get started: comes with personalization to add their name or anything else you think it should say! It’s a minimal and stylish piece we know they’ll love looking at and Daily use is recommended!
Think they’ll love a solid color more? We found a similar dry erase board to fit their minimalist aesthetic or a “goal” dry erase board if they’re very goal oriented.
12. Anyone will appreciate a gift card for coworkers.
Let’s be honest, sometimes the best gifts for coworkers is a good ol’ gift card! Sometimes, gifts for coworkers don’t need to be super personal and a gift card is something they’ll really love using. Starbucks gift cards are great for treating yourself before work.
Are you looking for new coworkers? Also, you can score a 3-pack of $10 gift cards for just $28.98. Or a 10-pack of $5 gift cards at only $48.98.
13. Self-stamper novelty to make your coworker chuckle.
It will be a great joke to give a colleague! If the workplace allows, they could use it to make jokes on sticky notes. Either way, it’s something we think they’ll love using even if it’s just at home.
14. The magnetic balls will keep you entertained and are perfect for those fidgety office co-workers.
Magnetic Balls by Speks $34.95
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Final cost is $26.21 plus a FREE gift
We know that fidgety colleagues will enjoy playing with Speks. You’ve probably seen people talking on the telephone while playing with pencils. This innovative alternative will keep them occupied during long phone calls. We personally own these and love them and shared 10 reasons they’d make a great gift for any adult!
15. Get a box of cookies worth $30 and impress your friends.
Cheryl’s 24-Count Gift Box Bundle w/ Enjoy Gift Tag $29.99 (regularly $34.99)
Use promo code HIPFREE (free shipping)
Final Cost $29.99 shipped
This tasty snack is a tower of chocolate pretzels, fudge-sized brownies, cookies and more.
You can also buy this for a coworker who is gluten-free:
Cheryl’s Cookies 12-Count Gluten-Free Bow Gift Box $29.99 (regularly $42.99)
Use promo code HIPFREE (free shipping)
Final Cost $29.99 shipped
This box includes an assortment of 10 gluten free buttercream frosted cookies, snickerdoodles and chocolate chips, as well 2 gluten free fudge brownies. You can upgrade to a 24 count box that contains twice as much of each cookie for only $5 extra!
Food is the way to many people’s hearts and these Cheryl’s Cookies boxes will still seem super thoughtful! The boxes are beautifully designed and come with individual cookies. They make great gifts, as they can be frozen. Better yet, for the low cost of under $30 for TWENTY-FOUR cookies you could easily break this up into a maximum for 24 gifts if you’re looking to leave a little treat on many of your coworkers desks while staying on a dime. 🙌🏼
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