Gifts for coworkers

Gift Ideas for Co-workers & Work Colleagues

Information verified correct on May 23rd, 2017

If you need a gift for your boss, the receptionist, or your desk-mate, finder.com.au has found the best gifts ideas for all of your co-workers.

Whether you want to get the boss a present for his birthday or your office is running a Secret Santa gift exchange, at some point you may need to buy presents for your co-workers. Because you know each other primarily in a work environment it's difficult to think of something personal and thoughtful to get a co-worker. The team at finder.com.au has put together a guide for buying presents for anyone that you work with. We've also sourced some discounts and promo codes so you don't break the bank trying when you're buying gifts.


Need a last minute gift? Try one of these gift cards:

Dan Murphy's Gift Card
Dan Murphy's
ASOS gift cards
ASOS
Vaniday gift card
Vaniday

Top gifts for co-workers for May 2017

Digital Prints
Etsy
Baileys Irish Cream 1L
Dan Murphy's
Kyoto
Glasshouse
Kah Blanco Tequila 50mL
Dan Murphy's
My Travel Scratch Map
Yellow Octopus
Colorful Hand Cream Trio
L'occitane
Corona Extra Beer 355mL
Dan Murphy's
Ultraceuticals Ultra Uv Protective Daily Moisturi...
David Jones
Customised Mug
Vistaprint
Polka Dot Eyelash Mug
Boohoo - Content
Strawberry Beauty Bag
The Body Shop
Millie Marottas Animal Kingdom: Colour Me, Draw Me
Angus & Robertson
BeHive
The Dairy
Wine Time
Bockers & Pony
Choc-o-lot
Bockers & Pony
Monogrammed Canvas Tote Bag, personalized
Etsy
Palm Beach Collection Coconut And Lime Candle - N...
Surfstitch
Mayde Brighton Beach Blanket - Navy Denim
Surfstitch

Top gifts for the boss

Choosing an appropriate gift for your boss is not easy. You have to consider what type of boss they are, what other co-workers are going to be getting them, what they would appreciate, what they want, what they need, etc. Here are some great gift ideas for every kind of boss.

Jameson Irish Whiskey 700mL
Dan Murphy's
Glasshouse Fragrances Triple Scented Candle Borde...
David Jones
Monogrammed Business Card Holder
Etsy
Baker's Secret
David Jones - Content
Wooden Desk Organiser
Etsy
Grapefruit and Lime Natural Lip Balm, Vegan lip s...
Etsy

Top gifts for the fun co-worker

This co-worker is the person always telling jokes, the 'office prankster', or just someone with a great sense of humour who would appreciate a gag gift.

Knitted Pom Pom Beanie
THE ICONIC
Self Watering Animal Planter
Yellow Octopus
Retro Diner Chocolate Fountain
The Hut

Top online retailers to shop for co-worker gifts

Dan Murphy's
Dan Murphy's
David Jones
David Jones
Bockers & Pony
Bockers & Pony
The Body Shop
The Body Shop
Etsy
Etsy
Tastebuds
Tastebuds

How to choose the best gifts for co-workers

Are you struggling with gift ideas for your co-worker? Are you worried your gift won't be appreciated, or even liked? finder.com.au has got you covered - here is a quick guide on how to choose the best gifts for your co-workers.

  • Position. Consider the position your co-worker holds in the company when choosing gifts. If they are your boss, it might pay to take the time to find out exactly what they would like. If they are in IT, then something tech-inspired might be appropriate.
  • Personality. The personality of the person you're buying for should always come into consideration when buying gifts. There is no point buying an experience gift for someone who is quiet, or a gag gift for someone who is notoriously serious. Always think about who you are buying the gift for.
  • Age. Someone's age is also a good thing to think about when choosing gifts. A younger person might like something more fun, or even something useful and practical. If they are older, they might enjoy a nice bottle of wine or homewares.

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Stephanie Yip

Stephanie is a journalist, avid traveller and all-round bargain hunter. If there's an online coupon code, deal or cheap flight available, she'll know about it. And she'll let you know about it, too.

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