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10 Employee Gift Ideas to Show Your Appreciation

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One of the most challenging parts of managing a staff is keeping up employee morale. In order to build a thriving team, every member of your staff should feel needed and appreciated. You can do this by sharing successes, recognizing good work, being open to new ideas, and of course, giving gifts.

Choose a gift from this list of employee gift ideas to show your team members how much you appreciate them.

1. Business Card Case

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A company business card is a staple for every employee who meets with clients, attends conferences and participates in other networking events. You can help your employees protect their cards and network in style with this trendy business card case they can take wherever they go.

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2. Insulated Travel Mug

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Ask any coffee drinker, and I'm sure they will tell you that the first cup of coffee in the morning can set the tone for the entire day. This vacuum insulated travel mug will help your employees get their day started on the right foot by keeping their beverages hot all the way into the office. And it's dishwasher safe, too.

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3. Wall Calendar

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While many of us have gone digital when it comes to schedules and time management, physical calendars will always be a useful tool in any office. This at-a-glance, full-year wall calendar has ample space for notes to help your employees plan their work and stay on top of the most important events.

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4. Fountain Pen

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One of the things I love to do when starting a new project, brainstorming ideas, or working on a business plan is grab a brand new notepad and a high-quality pen. Ideas just tend to flow more freely when I'm writing in style. Give your employees this high-end fountain pen to inspire their creativity and encourage free thought.

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5. Lunch Bag

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With its patented eco-gel permanently built into the liner, this freezable personal cooler keeps food cold for up to 10 hours, without any ice or cold packs. It's the perfect lunch bag for employees who bring their lunch to work every day. Plus, it's PVC/lead free, non-toxic, earth safe and re-usable.

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6. Gift Basket

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Gift baskets come in all sizes and configurations, making them the perfect employee gift for every small business budget. And whether it's chocolate, cheese, fruit, tea, wine or junk food, there is a gift basket that's perfect for everyone. Show your employees how well you know them and how much you appreciate them by giving a gift basket filled with everything they love.

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7. Electronic Cleaning Kit

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Think about how many times during the day you wipe off your smartphone, clean your computer screen or remove dust from your printer. The constant need to clean is one of the universal parts -- and annoyances -- of using technology. That's why this electronic cleaning kit, complete with microfiber cloth and spray, is the perfect gift to help employees keep their devices free from fingerprints, dust and smudges.

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8. Office Plant

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You don't need a green thumb to appreciate and benefit from a lush green plant in your office. This lily is the perfect gift for employees because it's beautiful, it's a natural air purifier and it will survive indoors even in areas with little light.

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9. Leather Portfolio

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A quality leather portfolio is useful not only for keeping meeting materials organized and accessible, but it can also show confidence and professionalism. This zippered portfolio with smaller separate pockets is the perfect portfolio for your employees who often travel and attend meetings.

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10. Relaxation Kit

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Even the most enjoyable work environments can be stressful at times. That's the nature of business. But you can help your employees keep the stress at the office with this relaxation spa kit they can use at home after a stressful day. It includes a soy candle, purifying bath products, a velour robe and terry slippers -- the perfect kit for any employee who can use some downtime.

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