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42 Inexpensive Gifts For Your Favorite Coworkers

Updated on July 21, 2021 Updated on Jul 21, 2021
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    Knowing what to get a coworker can be a daunting task. Should you be funny? Sentimental? Practical? All of the above? Whether there’s a special occasion or you’re just looking to brighten someone’s day, we’ve got a fantastic list of 37 of the best inexpensive gift ideas for coworkers!

  1. Tricks to Appear Smart in Meetings Calendar
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    2021 may be nearly 1/3 over, but the tips and tricks in this calendar are priceless. You’ll learn familiar corporate strategies for appearing engaged while zoning out, using meaningless buzzwords in the right context, creating impressive presentations of no value to anyone, and much, much more. Each daily page includes a valuable tip for fooling coworkers into thinking that you’re shrewd, engaged, and trying. With this perfect calendar for every office desktop, you’ll laugh each day at the fresh tricks and sly satire on corporate conventions.

  3. Take it One AYFKM at a Time Candle
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    This lavender-scented floral soy wax candle is the perfect inspirational gift for that coworker who likes a good laugh and loves a good candle! With a burn time between 45-55 hours, this candle is sure to delight and relax your coworker friend for hours on end. Whether it’s their birthday, anniversary, or just a present to remind them of an inside office joke, this candle is sure to be a hit!

  5. Funny Memo Pads
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    Punctuate that stressful day at work with a touch of humor! This funny memo pad spark a smile on anyone’s face and cheekily say what you really feel. 

  7. Bento Lunch Box
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    The Table Meal Prep Portion Control Containers are stylish stackable Containers with cutlery. No more fussing with leaky food containers & clunky bento box accessories that are hard to carry?  This divided lunch container is great for meal prep, packing lunches, or picnicking. 

  9. I Survived Another Meeting Coffee Tumbler
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    This I Survived Another Meeting That Should Have Been An Email coffee tumbler is a hilarious gift for that coffee-loving coworker in your life! We’ve all been around for far too many meetings that should have been an email. This double-wall vacuum-insulation coffee tumbler holds 20oz of your favorite beverage. It keeps hot things hot and cold things cold for hours…aka almost half as long as this next meeting feels like it’s going to take! Whether you’re into ice coffee or hot chocolate, this tumbler makes a great holiday gift!

  11. Knock Knock Paper Tantrum Nifty Note
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    Why be direct when you can be passive-aggressive? This Knock Knock Nifty Note is the perfect way to throw a fun temper tantrum while still being playful. Say everything you need to say around the office with this Knock Knock Paper Tantrum Nifty Note set! 

  13. Burt’s Bees Essential Gift Set
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    Pamper your coworker from head to toe with this giftable set, including 5 travel size Burt’s Bees favorites: Soap Bark and Chamomile Deep Cleansing Cream, Hand Salve, Milk & Honey Body Lotion, Coconut Foot Cream, and Beeswax Lip Balm. Your coworker will greatly appreciate this gift as everyone could use a little TLC help. This natural beauty set makes the perfect present, and the sweet packaging is gift-ready so that you can skip the wrapping.

  15. You’re My Favorite Bitch Stemless Wine Glass
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    This 15oz, dishwasher safe, stemless wine glass makes a great gift to give to that wine-loving coworker who you love to bitch about bitches with. You’re my favorite bitch to bitch about bitches with. If that sums up your relationship with this coworker, then you’ve found the perfect gift!

  17. Truffle Flight
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    Chocoalate is a great mid day pick me up! This 6-piece Godiva chocolate gift box features an exciting assortment of gourmet milk, white, and dark chocolate truffles crafted with classic fillings. Inspired by sweet creations from around the world, this cake and pastry-inspired chocolate assortment is the always the perfect choice for chocolate lovers.

  19. Work Will Suck Without You Greeting Card
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    This Work Will Suck Without You farewell card is a great way to show your love and appreciation for that coworker who is moving on. Everyone wants to feel like they’ve made an impact, and you’re giving this coworker the gift of knowing they mattered to you. Work will suck without you. It’s cute, impactful, and perfect.

  21. Fell Asleep Here Magnetic Book Mark
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    It’s happened to every bookworm: You curl up with a good novel, and the next thing you know, you’re waking up without any idea where you left off. When you feel your eyelids start to droop, slide this bookmark onto the page, pointing directly at the current passage. The magnetic closure ensures it will stay put, and its soft faux leather shell means it won’t damage the paper. It makes a great gift for that coworker who loves reading!

  23. Monthly Planner
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    Ruled daily blocks for open scheduling and notes columns for your spontaneous and important items. Past, present and 4 future monthly referencing in the monthly planning pages. Thicker and pure white paper, the planner is resistant to the most passionate artist giving reduced ink leakage, erasing fraying and shading issues, acid-free, environmentally friendly production with completely vegan raw materials.

  25. You’re Awesome Wine Tumbler
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    This double-vacuum sealed inspirational wine tumbler makes a great gift for that coworker who needs to know how awesome they are! Made from food-grade stainless steel, this tumbler is durable, rust-resistant, and holds 12oz of your favorite beverage, and comes with a lid, straw, straw brush, and gift box. 

  27. Desk Fan
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    Everyone has a coworker who is ALWAYS complaining about the temperature. This fan will add a touch of classic elegance and a cooling breeze to their desk. Small but powerful, the personal fan is a great addition to your desk during sweltering hot work days. The small fan is powered by a USB cable for extreme convenience, so you can plug it right into your desktop, wall socket, laptop, and more. The copper finish adds an antique look, perfect for contemporary or classic office spaces.

  29. Matcha Mix
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    Up to now, latte mixes we were finding at the grocery store were all full of weird emulsifiers and artificial ingredients. Jade leaf believes all a latte truly needs is good quality matcha and a little sweetness, to which you add your own fresh milk (whichever kind you like!). They kept our mix that simple, just two ingredients: organic matcha and organic, unrefined cane sugar. Nothing else added.

  31. The Butt Novelty Tape Dispenser
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    Everyone in the office needs tape from time to time, and this high-quality gag gift tape dispenser and pen holder is the perfect playful way to go about getting it. Features a figure sitting on a toilet holding the tape in its arms and a pen in its mouth. Perfect for that coworker who loves toilet humor! 

  33. Headphone Stand
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    Provide your headphones with a safe, honorable place on your desk. This headphone stand will become a statement piece on your desk. Made of aluminum, this headset stand provide a safe and stable foundation for your headphones. 

  35. Thank You, Stylus Pens
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    These stylus pens are compatible with all touchscreen devices and are the perfect way to say “Thank you” to your employees, employers, or anyone in your life who you’re appreciative of. It comes in pack sizes from 6 pens up to 50 pens making it a great gift no matter how many coworkers you need to thank!

  37. Not a Day Over Fabulous
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    This Not a Day Over Fabulous compact mirror is a sweet and touching gift to give that female coworker who’s celebrating a birthday. The older we get, the more self-conscious we get about our age. Let that birthday girl know she doesn’t look a day over fabulous!

  39. Tough Times Don’t Last Inspirational Notebook.
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    This 120-page office-lined notebook is a great reminder to your team going through a tough time. Tough Times Don’t Last, Tough Teams, Do. This notebook is a great way to help your coworkers get through a tough time at the office. Journaling can be an incredibly meditative DIY way to cope with stress, loss, or any other tough time we all deal with at some point. 

  41. I’m Outta Here Retirement Make Up Bag
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    When a coworker retires, it can be hard to think of a thoughtful but funny gift. This make-up bag that says A Wise Woman Once Said, “I’m Outta Here,” And She Lived Happily Ever After is a cute and thoughtful way to tell a coworker goodbye without getting overly sentimental. She’ll get a kick out of it and will think fondly of all her office buddies every time she uses it!

  43. You Got This Floral Mouse Pad
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    This 7.9″ x 7.9″ round floral mouse pad is a nice gift to give that coworker who likes pretty things and could use a new mouse pad. The anti-slip rubber will protect your desk from dings and scratches, and the smooth printed upper is perfect for gliding your mouse across. This inspirational floral mouse pad is machine washable making it great for the home or office. 

  45. Multi-Tool Pen
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    This neat multi-tool pen is a great gift for those coworkers who love gadgets! Whether it’s for a birthday gift, Christmas gift, office party gift, or just because, this multi-tool pen is sure to be a big hit. Comes with a ballpoint pen with 4 Refills, a spirit level, a ruler, a Phillips-head and flat-head screwdriver, a touch screen stylus, and a pocket clip. If your coworker loves multi-use gadgets, this is the pen to get!

  47. Bad Ass Affirmations Book
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    Bad Ass Affirmations: The Wit and Wisdom of Wild Women is a great gift to give that book-loving coworker who could use some affirmation! If you find yourself feeling overwhelmed and drained by life’s busyness and demands, stop in your tracks and do an attitude adjustment, or more specifically, a “gratitude adjustment.” It would help if you had some “me TLC” and a dose of radical self-affirmation, and this is the book to help you get it.

  49. Good Luck Finding Better Coworkers Coffee Mug
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    Wish your coworker who is leaving some good luck. They’re going to need it! If you have a coworker who is leaving the office and love coffee, give them this snarky coffee mug that says, “Good Luck Finding Better Coworkers Than Us.” They’ll laugh, you’ll laugh, they’ll casually sip 11oz of delicious coffee. It’s a real win-win. 

  51. Emoji Face Stress Balls (24-pack)
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    The office can be stressful. There are deadlines constantly looming and not enough hours in the day to get all the work done. It can feel overwhelming and downright stressful. This 24-pack of stress balls with an assortment of funny faces is a great gift to get your whole team to help them reduce their anxiety and stress.  

  53. Congratulations On Pursuing Your Dream Pint Glass
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    Congratulate your beer-loving coworker on quitting their job with this hilarious pint glass. The pint glass says, “Congratulations On Pursuing Your Dream Of Not Working Here Anymore,” and sends all the right messages. Each time your soon-to-be former coworker takes a sip of an ice-cold brew, they’ll think of you and how nice it is not to have to see you at the office! 

  55. Coworker Going Away Keychain
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    This lovely keychain is engraved with the words, “May you be proud of the work you do, the person you are, and the difference you make.” It makes a lovely gift for that coworker who’s moving on. Whether they’re retiring, got a promotion, or are just starting the next chapter in their life, this stainless steel keychain is a simple yet touching way to say goodbye. 

  57. Plant Mindfulness Cards
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    While they undoubtedly spruce up kitchens and add life to living rooms, plants can also provide something every home needs nowadays—mindfulness. These beautifully illustrated cards highlight 50 leafy friends’ attributes, from the practical (air cleansers and aroma producers) to the emotional (creative muses and resilience reminders), along with helpful hints to keep them happy.

  59. Portable Desktop Smartphone Holder
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    This portable desktop smartphone and tablet holder is a practical gift to get your coworker. We’ve all got electronic devices of some kind, and they’re always a pain to use while we’re working because we need our hands to be free. This clever device allows you to see your screen at a comfortable angle while keeping your hands free to do other tasks. It makes a great gift for that multi-tasking coworker!

  61. Chance Made Us Coworkers Wooden Plaque
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    This 5 1/2″ x 5 1/2″ cute wooden sign is the perfect accessory to let that special coworker know that although you didn’t choose to be coworkers, you’re choosing to be friends. Chance Made Us Coworkers, But The Fun And Laughter Made Us Friends. 

  63. We Go Together Funny Bangle Bracelet
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    Give that coworker BFF a bracelet that says I love you, but funnily and cleverly. This bangle bracelet comes in a cute gift box and has a secret message on the inside that says, “We go together like drunk and disorderly.” It’s the perfect way to show that one special coworker just how you feel about them. 

  65. Desktop Boxing: Knock Out Your Stress
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    Don’t take your stress out on your coworkers. Take it out on this mini-punching bag set. The set includes a mini-heavy bag punching bag with a suction-cup base, two tiny boxing gloves, a mini-book with basic finger-punching moves, and boxing trivia. This is a great stress-reducing gift to give that sport-loving coworker and makes a terrific desk accessory!

  67. Cozy Women’s Wool Socks
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    These cozy women’s wool socks are a great gift idea for that coworker who is always cold! The funky colors and style are sure to impress, and the ultra-soft will feel great all day long, making this a fun yet practical gift your female coworker will love! Wool socks are a fantastic gift choice because as long as you know their approximate foot size, you will be able to get them a gift they can use and love.

  69. Stainless Steel 11 in 1 Survival Card Tool (10 Pack)
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    This 11 in 1 stainless steel survival card tool 10-pack makes a great bulk gift when you want to get something unique for all your coworkers. The 11 in 1 tool fits easily in a wallet or purse. It comes with a can opener, cutting edge, flathead screwdriver, butterfly screw wrench, saw blade, water compass, 2-position wrench, keychain, or lanyard hole, and includes a protective case. 

  71. Scented Candle Gift Set
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    This scented candle gift set makes a lovely gift for that coworker who loves to be surrounded by pleasant aromas. This gift set includes four 4.4oz tins of scented candles, including lavender, lemon, Mediterranean fig, and fresh spring. Each candle is made from soy wax and gives off a peaceful and pleasant scent, lasting up to 30 hours, making them a delightful present any coworker would be thrilled to receive. 

  73. Funny Work Merit Stickers
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    These hilarious merit stickers are a great coworker gift idea to boost morale and have some fun at the office. Hand them out to all your coworking friends and give them a laugh as they receive a merit sticker for “Successfully projecting my screen on the 4th try” or “Didn’t swear for one hour.” Make your next office meeting more fun with this playful 16-pack of merit stickers!

  75. You Are Awesome Appreciation Cards
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    Everyone likes to feel appreciated, and often it doesn’t take much to make people feel valued and loved. These appreciation cards (box of 100) are a great way to show your boss, coworkers, employees, or anyone else helping you achieve your goals that they are appreciated! The next time you feel that someone’s efforts deserve to be acknowledged, leave them one of these cards. Your actions will go a long way to improving their morale, confidence, and feeling of being valued.

  77. USB Fan Clock with Temperature Display
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    This USB fan clock makes a unique gift idea for that tech-savvy coworker. Plug the fan into your USB port and let the fan keep you cool while you work. The fan blades display the time and temperature using a super cool LED blade. If you’re looking for an inexpensive gift that will make your coworker say, “Wow,” this is the gift to get!

  79. We Appreciate You Amazon Gift Card
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    Looking for a last-minute small gift? Sometimes the best gift you can give is a gift card that allows your work friend to pick out exactly what they want. Choose from various messages and any dollar amount from $1-1000 to let your coworker know how much you appreciate them. A gift card to Amazon makes a great birthday gift, thank you gift, holiday gift, or even a just because gift. 

  81. White Ceramic 3-Piece Succulent Plants
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    Succulent plants are an easy to keep but incredibly thoughtful gift you can give to your coworker whether they have a green thumb or not! This 3-piece succulent plant set comes with three plants in a white ceramic vase with a bamboo stand to hold them. Whether they take it home or use it to brighten up the break room, this succulent set makes a fun gift that would be right at home on any Etsy page!

  83. Dinosaur Tea Infuser
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    If you’re looking for an awesome coworker gift idea that won’t break the bank, then this dinosaur tea infuser should be on your shortlist! Gifting is made easy when you combine a tea infuser with dinosaurs and then make it a 2 pack. Whether you’re looking for Christmas gift ideas, a white elephant gift, or even a birthday gift, you can’t go wrong with this fun gift!