Gifts You Can Give to a Boss without Looking Like a Kiss-Ass

Giving gifts is a way of remembering and showing appreciation to someone. Bosses must also give appreciation and respect. An employee can also return the favor of giving something on some special occasions. Here are some of the ideas you can consider to give: Travel Accessories If your boss always on the go, you can […]

Giving gifts is a way of remembering and showing appreciation to someone. Bosses must also give appreciation and respect. An employee can also return the favor of giving something on some special occasions.

Here are some of the ideas you can consider to give:

Travel Accessories

If your boss always on the go, you can consider giving his/ her travel shoe bags, neck pillows, necktie cases, and toiletry bags. Useful stuff and can make his traveling convenient or more stylish.

Tech Accessories

You can give fun accessories that can get along with your boss’s iPhone or iPad. There are so many techy accessories now that can turn the iPad into mini arcade games or cases that look classy.

A bottle of Wine

Consider getting him a bottle of his/ her favorite liquor if your boss drinks occasionally. You don’t need to think about the expiration date because it lasts longer that can drink in future celebrations.

A classy or fancy Bottle Opener

If you like to give personalized stuff, you can get a bottle opener with his/ her name tagged or any theme showing the personality of your boss. You can also get an electric wine opener that looks like a high-end one.

Bluetooth Headset or Air pods

Bosses are always on the go with their phones. It is a nice idea that will help your boss to make a call and do multitasking tasks like driving, walking, or document signing.

Sanitation Kit

Pandemic give us the idea to take care of our health to avoid viruses. You can give a personalized alcohol bottle, cologne gel, facemask holder, and facemask. It is one of the necessary and mandated tools that everyone needs when going out. It is much appreciated that shows your care for your boss. Many designs to choose from depending on the mood or interest of your boss.

Goodies and sweet chocolates

You can give goodies like biscuits, cupcakes or cookies. Always on the go person need something to bite in the middle of their hectic schedules.

If you do not want to be the topic of gossip in your company, you can make some alternative ways to give some valuable effort as a gift not only to your boss but also to the whole organization. Listed below are some indispensable traits:

Make an initiative

Not all employees taking the initiative to begin a valuable way to finish a goal.  You can do a step forward, raising your hand up first, and then buckle down to do the work. Your boss will be glad if someone takes responsibility without pointing or assigning it to anyone.

Be an expert to be a go-to for one or two key skills

 

You can help everyone with your expertise or great skills like Excel or Word. Some people not techy and has difficulties with some online tools so don’t hesitate to help if you can. It can bring a great impact to an organization even in a simple way.

Stay up to date with advancement in your field and skills

Technology has never-ending improvements. You should also keep up to date your skills and share them with everyone. It can also help the company to have more customers if they know that you can do the task easier and faster.

Whatever gift you think to give, make it simple and sincere. It is more valuable than ever.

Some ideas that need to avoid when giving gifts to your boss are cash giving and making promises that meant to be broken. Cash can show no interest in knowing someone’s interests and not giving enough time to find something more meaningful to them. Your boss also has money more than ever so you don’t need to do it just to impress them. Having promises can reflect the integrity of a person. You should avoid doing it especially if it not possible to do. Be responsible in doing your tasks in the office not only because it’s your duty but the fulfillment of the organization that needs your output.

Bosses are also individuals that need respect and appreciation. They give you an opportunity to earn to sustain your family’s needs, share your abilities, and digging the best out of yourself so try to return it with gratitude and grace.