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The Only 11 Gift Guides You Need to Impress Everyone You Work With

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There’s always that moment when you start to gather a list of colleagues, friends, and family members to buy presents for that you realize you know way more people than you thought.

So, to make your life a little bit easier, we’re here to help you with one of the hardest categories out there—your professional network! We’ve compiled our best holiday gift ideas for the office, offering you a wide range of inexpensive and respectable options for everyone you know and love.

Happy holidays!

  1. Give your colleagues something simple with these cheap gifts for co-workers, all under $20.
  2. Shopping for your manager is hard, but we make it easy (and cheap!) with these perfect gifts for bosses.
  3. Got a long list of connections? Make sure you buy them all something great.
  4. You’ll be a hit at the office present exchange with these awesome Secret Santa gift ideas for co-workers.
  5. Looking for some unique mugs for that coffee-addict friend of yours? Have no fear, here are 12 affordable ones for every personality.
  6. Here are the hippest adult lunchboxes to present to the colleague who always packs a lunch.
  7. These desk toys will make anyone’s office look very, very cool.
  8. Or, for something more practical, check out these super awesome office supplies.
  9. For the employee who looks like they deserve a nice break, here are some adult coloring books that will help them de-stress in the best possible way.
  10. These inspiring reads will satisfy the ultimate bookworms on your shopping list.
  11. And, if you want to save even more cash and create your own present, here’s the perfect guide to making DIY gifts for co-workers.

Bonus: If you’re looking for a unique present that you cannot find anywhere else, give the gift of a career coach. It’s one of the few items you can choose this year that’s truly life-changing.