Unique Employee Recognition Gifts


Many employers, eager to keep their best employees happy, opt to show their appreciation through the presentation of gifts. If you are seeking a less common way to show these indispensable workers that you appreciate all they do for you, select a more unusual gift. By doing so, you can not only show them how appreciative you truly are but also demonstrate your creativity and make it clear that you put some thought into the presents.

Stress Kit

  • Regardless of the job your employees complete, they are bound to feel the pressure of stress. Give them a gift that shows them you don't want them to bear the burden alone by creating stress kits as employee recognition presents. Fill these kits with stress balls, pain relievers and other playful objects, such as voodoo dolls. Not only will this present come in handy, it might even get your employee recipients to chuckle a bit.

Classic Quotes T-Shirt

  • Make your recognition gift one that also celebrates and builds your office culture by having classic quotes T-shirts printed for the employees you wish to recognize. Jot down some phrases that employees within your workplace are prone to uttering, seeking specifically those that are humorous. Design a shirt featuring these phrases, and have your shirt printed up, creating a piece of attire that celebrates your workplace and the employees who fill it.

Office Community Photo Bag

  • Give the workers you seek to recognize useful gifts that they can use to take their belongings to and from work each day. Capture some images of your workplace and the people who fill it, and have these pictures printed onto canvas bags. Add the name of your company, the year or any other identifying information you wish to the bags to further customize them.

Customized Planner

  • Reward your employees with an organizational tool they can use every day. Have customized planners ordered for your workers, selecting leather-bound options that you have their names printed on or a hard-covered planner featuring your company logo. To make this tool even more useful, have important events that have already been planned printed into the calendar, saving your employees time and ensuring they don't miss these important events.

Day-Out Tickets

  • Celebrate your hard-working employees by giving them some time to enjoy themselves. Instead of the standard plaque or desk decoration, give your employees tickets to events that you feel they may enjoy. Buy all employees you wish to recognize tickets to the same event, or give them each different event tickets, selecting ones that you think will appeal specifically to each of them as individuals.

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