10 Christmas Gifts Your Favorite Coworker Will Actually Use

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You can't not get your coworkers something for the holidays!

These Coworker Christmas Gifts Are the Most Useful Presents They'll Receive

When it comes to holiday shopping, we often forget to get a gift for our coworkers.

We don't have to get something for all of them, but namely the one who makes working a mundane office job all the more enjoyable day in and day out.

There's no need to go all out with a coworker Christmas gift, unlike what you end up purchasing for your loved ones, but something they can use regularly will go a long way.

If you're unsure of just what that may be, we rounded up the very best coworker gifts they'll actually use and appreciate. Find the best one for your favorite coworker below!


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1. Succulent Plants

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When you spend most of your days slumped over a desk, nature isn't something you spend much time in. Give your coworker the ability to escape with these adorable desk succulents. There are so many benefits greenery brings to an office space, so your coworker will definitely appreciate the gesture.

2. Business Card Holder

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As much as we want to believe it, business cards are far from being outdated. Anyone and everyone should have them. Maybe your coworker does, but needs a place to keep them safe? This business card holder will do the trick. You can even go the extra step and get it engraved, but only if you really like them.

3. Adjustable Footrest

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Sitting at a desk all day takes more of a toll on the body than one would think. With this footrest, your coworker will notice a reduction in strain and fatigue. You may just want to pick one up for yourself while you're at it.

4. Portable Plastic Lunch Bowl

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With the climate the way it is, we're done with single-use plastic. That doesn't just pertain to straws, but also what we keep our food in. If your coworker needs a little push towards being more environmentally-friendly, they'll love this reusable plastic lunch bowl.

5. Inspirational Desk Calendar

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Everyone can use a little extra inspiration while sitting at their desk all day long. This cutesy calendar features inspiring quotes, uplifting affirmations, and invigorating challenges that'll push your coworker out of their comfort zone in the most seamless way possible.

6. Bourbon-Infused Coffee

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Depending on where you work, drinking on the job isn't exactly a thing. But with this bourbon-infused coffee, your coworker will notice a little extra pep in their step each morning they guzzle down a cup or two of the beverage.

7. Wacky Waving Inflatable Tube Guy

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We know we promised these gifts would all be useful, and this one is, just not in the way it would think. A silly little inflatable tube guy, it'll bring you and your coworker (if you share a desk or cubicle) so much joy.

8. Homesick Candles

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Have a coworker who misses home constantly? Getting them one of these Homesick Candles is an incredibly sweet gesture. They'll be transported to the place they grew up with one sniff of the candles scent related to their hometown.

9. Sushi Socks

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Socks are such a practical gift that they'd work for anyone. And these sushi socks are a riot. The packaging alone will release a hearty laugh from your coworker when they unwrap the gift.

10. 'If I Just Lay Here' Coffee Mug

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Any coffee mug you get your coworker will work, but this one is just too good not to pass on to them. We don't know about you, but this design had us cackling for an hour. Too good!

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