34 clever presents for coworkers that they'll actually be happy to receive
- Shopping for coworkers doesn't have to take a lot of time or money.
- You can find a unique, thoughtful gift under $50 without much research (because we've done it for you).
- Below, I've compiled 34 gifts under $50 that will serve you well - some are funny, some are thoughtful, all are affordable, and most are impossible to hate.
Shopping for coworkers can become a never-ending parade of mild pine-scented candles, Hallmark cards, and candy that is destined for retirement in a desk drawer for most of the month. It's easier to buy thoughtful, impactful gifts for your closest loved ones, and it gets harder once you add in the subtleties and professionalism of the workplace.However, there are hordes of fantastic gifts out there for coworkers. And they don't have to be expensive - in fact, they probably shouldn't be. The ideal colleague present is thoughtful, unique, and lands somewhere in the casual middle ground between re-gifting paperclips from the supply closet and an all-expenses-paid trip to the Caribbean.Advertisement
Most of these items are available with expedited shipping, and some should arrive within a few days' time, so don't stress too hard if you're doing some last-minute shopping - just remember that the sooner you order, the better your chances of a timely arrival.
Below, you'll find 34 of the best coworker gifts for under $50:
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A three-month subscription of freshly roasted whole bean, single-origin coffees from a cool startup
An Atlas Obscura calendar full of daily photos and tidbits about the world's strangest and coolest places or festivalsAdvertisement
A funny mug that acknowledges the bond forged by people who have to fix the same defunct printer every week together
Mini succulents in ceramic plantersAdvertisement
Fun kitchen towels that rate wines by how well they pair with certain foods
A candle that smells like their favorite stateAdvertisement
A three-month subscription to the book club that put "Gone with the Wind" on the map
A charging stand for their desk to keep things organizedAdvertisement
A miniature golf course they can escape to from the comfort of their desk
A water bottle that keeps cold drinks cold for 24 hours and hot drinks hot for 6 hoursAdvertisement
The best portable battery you can buy
A self-betterment planner designed using the "best practices" of the most successful people in historyAdvertisement
Fun, collection-worthy socks
A green herbal tea kit that lets them create custom blendsAdvertisement
Desk cable clips that keep cords neat and organized
A limited-edition candle from a cool startupAdvertisement
Reading socks that will tempt them to work from home
An extra-long charging cable, which is the closest you'll get to gifting never-ending convenienceAdvertisement
A pillow that immortalizes their photogenic pet
34 clever presents for coworkers that they'll actually be happy to receiveAdvertisement
A cheese and salami collection that looks put-together
Anthony Bourdain's best-selling culinary and travel memoirAdvertisement
A stainless steel French press for convenient coffee always at the ideal temperature
A to-go sriracha sauce keychain for the hot sauce fiend of the officeAdvertisement
A brownie pan that only makes edge pieces
Tools for a night off and the "Do Nothing" sloth card made by an independent artistAdvertisement
A tiny, convenient Bluetooth key tracker
A gift card to a popular healthy eating startupAdvertisement
A chiller to keep their post-work beer cold
A convenient, reusable bag that folds up to the size of a business cardAdvertisement
A fidget-friendly desk toy that's actually really fun
A Bob Ross chia petAdvertisement
An echo dot for the virtual assistant you can afford to give them
Double condiment bowls that are impossible to hateAdvertisement
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