Although plenty of companies have been calling their workers back to the office recently, some form of remote work remains the norm for many. In lieu of office-based culture building activities, managers can build camaraderie and boost morale by sending tokens of appreciation to their remote employees.
Digital gifts, such as online credits and gift cards, have their place, but there's something uniquely personal about tangible gifts. With Postal, you're going beyond merely selecting gifts; you're crafting memorable experiences rooted in a comprehensive offline engagement strategy.
Dive in to discover 13 meticulously chosen gifts for remote employees, striking the perfect balance between thoughtfulness and practicality.
13 Handpicked Gifts for Remote Employees
1. Game On Gift Set by Minny & Paul
Give your remote workers the gift of fun-filled evenings with the Game On Gift Set from Minny & Paul. Proudly curated by a woman-owned gifting studio, this set showcases the dedication to quality and uniqueness, sourcing only from small batch makers. The versatile 2-in-1 gameboard, adaptable for both checkers and tic-tac-toe, ensures engaging gameplay. It's the perfect choice for unwinding after a busy workday.
2. Das Keyboard
To be as effective as they would be in the office, remote workers need the right equipment. Elevate their at-home setup with the Das Keyboard 4Q. This advanced smart RGB Cherry MX keyboard is meticulously designed to enhance focus and reduce distractions. With its sleek design and cutting-edge features, it's an indispensable tool for every remote professional.
3. Popcorn & Movie Night Gift Set
Recreate the magic of the big screen right in your employees’ living rooms with the Popcorn & Movie Night Gift Set. They’ll dive into a world of cinematic flavors with a cookbook featuring iconic recipes inspired by beloved films, and complement their movie marathon with freshly popped popcorn, made easy with the included popper and a selection of gourmet seasonings. And for those who pride themselves on their film knowledge, the Action Movie Trivia game adds an interactive touch to the experience. It's the ultimate ensemble for film enthusiasts and anyone seeking a memorable movie night.
4. Healthy Sorbet Machine
Give them the joy of crafting delightful desserts without the guilt through the Uber Appliance Sorbet Maker. This innovative machine effortlessly turns their favorite fruits into smooth, refreshing sorbets, providing a healthier alternative to traditional ice creams and sweets. Whether your employees are craving a midday treat or looking to impress guests with a homemade dessert, this sorbet maker is a must-have for every health-conscious dessert lover.
5. Nuroum 2K Webcam with Microphone
Take your team’s virtual meetings up a notch with the Nuroum 2K Webcam. Designed with precision, this webcam boasts noise-reducing dual microphones, ensuring crystal-clear audio during meetings or presentations. Plus, its high-resolution video capture ensures they appear sharp and professional, making it an indispensable tool for remote workers. Its wide compatibility ensures seamless integration with various platforms.
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6. Jellyfish Aquarium Night Light
Transform your employees’ remote workspaces into tranquil oases with the Jellyfish Aquarium Night Light. This captivating accessory features lifelike jellyfish that gracefully float, illuminated by a spectrum of LED lights. Whether they’re seeking a moment of relaxation amidst a busy day or looking for a standout piece to enhance their desk's aesthetic, this night light offers your employees both serenity and visual appeal.
7. 82 Piece Deluxe Art Creativity Set
Allow your employees to dive into a world of artistic possibilities with the 82 Piece Deluxe Art Creativity Set. Thoughtfully curated, this set encompasses a diverse range of tools, from vibrant colored pencils to intricate sketching instruments. Whether you have a team of seasoned artists or a group just starting their creative journeys, this set provides everything needed to bring visions to life on paper. It's a gateway to self-expression, making it an exceptional gift for those passionate about art and creativity.
8. Under Desk Foot Rest
Good ergonomics can be hard to come by at home. Ensure your employees feel alert and comfortable throughout the work day with the Under Desk Foot Rest. Designed with meticulous attention to detail, this foot rest supports optimal posture, alleviating strain on the legs and lower back. Its intuitive design ensures that even during extended work sessions, comfort and good posture remains a priority.
9. Organic Black Mug Grass Growing Kit
Your employees’ pets are their constant companions when they’re working from home, and keeping them happy and healthy is high on their priority list. With the Organic Black Mug Grass Growing Kit, you’re giving them both a refreshing touch of green and a natural solution for cat owners dealing with hairball issues. It’s a natural conversation starter during video calls, making it a delightful gift for both plant enthusiasts and pet lovers.
10. Gaiam Essentials Premium Yoga Mat
Yoga has become a popular way for remote employees to start their day on a tranquil note, or unwind after a long day of work. With the Gaiam Essentials Premium Yoga Mat, you’re gifting them a wellness resource that will have them feeling great all day long. Crafted for stability and safety, its non-slip texture ensures every pose is held with confidence. Whether it's for a seasoned yogi or someone just starting their journey into mindfulness and fitness, this mat provides a foundation of support.
11. Massage Gun Percussion
There’s nothing worse than a nagging muscle knot that just won’t go away—they’re distracting and uncomfortable. With the therapeutic touch of the Massage Gun Percussion, your employees can say goodbye to that type of pain. Designed meticulously to target deep-seated muscle tension, this tool is a haven for those seeking relief after strenuous activities or simply a long day at work. Beyond just relaxation, it aids in faster muscle recovery, ensuring that you're always ready for the next challenge. For fitness enthusiasts or anyone in need of some muscle TLC, this massage gun is a game-changer.
12. Persian Lime Olive Oil with Jalapeno Lime White Balsamic Gift Box
Give your employees the gift of rich flavors with the Persian Lime Olive Oil paired with Jalapeño Lime White Balsamic. This gourmet set is more than just condiments; it's an invitation to a culinary adventure. Each drop promises to transform ordinary dishes into gourmet delights, making it a must-have for every kitchen. For those who cherish the art of cooking or simply love to indulge in exquisite flavors, this set is a testament to luxury and taste.
13. BBQ Multi Tool
Without traffic to delay their dinner plans, remote workers can fire up the grill as soon as they’re done working for the day. With the all-in-one BBQ Multi Tool, you can take their grilling experience to the next level. Designed for the passionate grill master, this tool seamlessly combines essential grilling accessories into one compact device. Whether flipping burgers with the spatula, brushing on marinades, or popping open a cold beverage, this multi-tool ensures that everything your employees need is right at their fingertips. It's the perfect blend of functionality and convenience.
Foster Camaraderie With These Gifts For Remote Employees
Since remote work exploded in popularity at the onset of the pandemic, managers have been searching for ways to keep morale high without the benefits of in-person interactions. These physical gifts are a great way to show your remote employees that you value their contributions.
While these gifts are sure to delight your team, integrating them into a broader engagement strategy can amplify their impact. With Postal's platform, you're empowered to curate meaningful experiences that resonate. Connect with us and let's refine the art of appreciation through offline engagement strategies.
Alex Barca is the Director of Demand Generation at Postal, where she oversees paid acquisition, direct mail, corporate gifting, and inbound sales development. Prior to Postal, Alex worked across marketing functions at Bullhorn and Curata. Outside of work, Alex enjoys watching reality TV and spending time with family and friends in the NYC area.