Employee appreciation is directly tied to overall satisfaction and productivity at work. But more important, extending your gratitude to your team is a generous and kind-hearted act that shows you really care about your employees as individuals. And that goes a long way toward earning their respect and loyalty.
When it comes to employee appreciation gifts and gift-giving in general at work, it can get a bit tricky. First, it might be hard to think of gifts your employees really want. And second, you may find it challenging to select a gift for your team members that adequately expresses your gratitude.
Lucky for you, we have you covered. These are our top ideas for employee appreciation gifts.
Custom Chocolate Bars
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Everyone loves chocolate. And when chocolate comes with a note of appreciation, like “Thanks for all you do!” and “Thanks for being awesome!” it is sure to be loved that much more. Just download these printable Thank You candy bar wrappers and secure them around a chocolate bar, and you have an employee appreciation gift idea that is a sweet gesture and a yummy treat.
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When employees arrive at work, you probably notice that most of them are carrying a tote bag. After all, everyone needs a catchall for their lunch, water, coffee mug, shoes for their lunchtime walk—you know, stuff. Why not give your team some branded swag for an employee appreciation gift that also makes their lives easier? This “Thanks for All You Do” tote bag even comes with a tumbler, notebook, pen, and a key chain!
Toe-tally Awesome Socks
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Team t-shirts and sweatshirts are fun ideas for employee appreciation gifts, but they don’t always jibe with workplace dress codes. These cute socks, on the other hand, are a fun alternative! The inspirational message: “Positive People, Positive Results,” is printed on the soles, which, by the way, are super thick and cushy. And no need to worry about having the right sizes—these are one size fits most!
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Succulents have been having a moment for quite some time now and for good reason. They are beautiful and take almost no work to maintain. Which makes them a brilliant employee appreciation gift. Succulents will enhance any workplace, and the recipient doesn’t have to have a green thumb! This set of live succulents comes with your personal note, packaged in a beautiful gift box that doubles as a planter, so they can just open it and set it on their desk. No muss, no fuss.
Notes of Appreciation
The most meaningful gift for your employees is your sincere words of appreciation for the sacrifices, hard work, and dedication they give to the company day in and day out. KindNotes is a jar of 31 notes of gratitude your team can keep right on their desk to read anytime they need a boost. Select from our Completed Sets, featuring our most popular designs and best-selling messages. Your employee appreciation gift will arrive assembled with decorative cardstock envelopes artfully arranged in a keepsake glass jar, nestled in a silver foil accented gift box. Perfect for gift-giving.