Whether you’re managing a team of four in an office or overseeing hundreds of employees across the country, you know just how valuable they are for the success of your business. ‘Tis the season to be jolly, so perhaps you want to thank your employees for their hard work and dedication with some thoughtful and useful corporate gifts.
This year, many companies have changed their work dynamic and have started working from home. So, if your company is working remotely as well, chances are your employees are still adjusting to the new normal. Whatever the case may be, showing appreciation for your team’s contribution can help you stay connected to each other and your business even though you might be miles apart.
This holiday season, deepen employee engagement and express your gratitude while emphasizing your company’s commitment to giving back with thoughtfully curated corporate gifts. Go the extra mile and customize your presents with company colours, a logo, or add a personal touch that will truly show your appreciation.
Gourmet Gift Box
Imagine a giant bouquet or a box of mouth-watering doughnuts or chocolates delivered to an employee to share it with their family or indulge on their own over morning coffee. Edible corporate gifts are always a welcome find at the doorstep. And when it comes to sweet treats, the more the merrier.
You can find a large assortment of edible corporate gifts online. You can choose from an array of beautifully decorated chocolate-dipped strawberries, doughnut gift boxes, craft beer desserts, cheese treats, vegan desserts, sparkling and chocolate buckets, rose combos and more.
All of these alternatives are delicious and attractive, making them the perfect gift for the holiday season. Make sure the gifts you opt for are allergen-friendly and tailored to dietary considerations where needed. To take things next level, you can personalize the edible hampers you send and add a greeting card with your holiday wishes. Packaged thoughtfully in festive boxes, gift your coworkers a treat that they will remember.
Designed to put a smile on the recipient’s face every time they see it, small plants are the gifts that keep on giving. Bring life and greenery to your employees’ homes with a small plant that can make a big difference in their working ambience. A plant gifts delivery is sure to make anyone happy. When buying, go for a low-maintenance type that is almost impossible to kill. Not everyone has a green thumb, so do your best to make this gift as long-lasting as possible.
You can send your employees a succulent in a concrete pot paired with a pamper hamper, a succulent paired with a pack of chocolate goodies, a succulent scent hamper, a money tree paired with beers and other variations. Pick from the vast array of succulents and personalize the box to design the perfect corporate gift. For an extra touch, include care instructions to ensure the plant will be properly taken care of and will be around to be enjoyed long after the beer or chocolates are gone.
Home Office Accessories
Employees working from home crave comfort, the ability to work in peace and quiet and a visually appealing workspace. From simple tech upgrades to small luxuries, put the “home” in “home office” with the following gift ideas.
- A functional and aesthetically pleasing desk lamp. Pick a sturdy and sleek lamp that shines warm light in different brightness levels and has easy to use controls.
- A customizable paper planner. Surprise your employees with a planer that they can use to track their work, write down their to-do lists, journal and similar. Pick a slim design that can fit on even the most cramped desks.
A pen holder and a wireless charger. Some office accessories may seem unnecessary until you try them. Gift your remote worker’s high-power wireless charger and convenient home office accessory so they can charge their phone by resting it on a pad right next to their office supplies. Besides being functional, this accessory is also aesthetically pleasing.
This year, tech gadgets are one of the most practical gifts that you can send your remote coworkers to enjoy them throughout the day.
- A headset to block noise and sound better on video calls. Send your employees high-quality headsets that can make all those endless staff calls and video meetings a bit more bearable. Help make their transition to working from home easier by blocking out distracting sounds when discussing important strategies.
- A quality and reliable webcam to look their best. Since the coronavirus pandemic has started, the prices for webcams have significantly risen. Give your team a helping hand in these expenses and supply them with a webcam to make them look more professional on all those Zoom meetings. Pick a model that has a sharp video and natural-looking colours for seamless video streaming.
Self-care is the ultimate gift that keeps on giving. This holiday season, why not send your employees something that will help them unwind and enjoy some much-needed me-time? People who have discovered the art of self-care know just how important it is to take care of their bodies and minds before they can take care of anything else. Help your employees boost their physical and mental health with a personalized self-care box that includes some top-notch skincare goodies, essential oils and other products that can help them restore their focus, energy and strength. Never underestimate the power of a gift that helps employees do their self-care routine the right way.
Artisan Coffee & A Beautiful Mug
Send your team beautifully decorated packs of freshly roasted artisan coffee to keep them alert and productive while working from home. Combined with a beautiful mug containing an inspirational quote, your company’s logo or a personalized saying, this combo can be their ally against sleepless nights and lockdown blues.
Bottom line is, no matter the occasion, gifts for employees are a great way to boost morale. They are not just material tokens – thoughtfully curated gifts express your values and are a way to make your employees feel appreciated.