No matter what your relationship with your boss is like, a sincere and generous gift is always well-received. It can be tricky trying to find the right item as you have to balance factors such as budget and your personal relationship with them. Ultimately, choosing a gift based on your boss’ interests will be a good way to show your thoughtfulness.
Personally, we would love to be on the receiving end of any of the gifts below!
Best for the retiring boss
Price from SGD219.00
Farewells can be bittersweet, but this hamper will make things livelier. Raise your glasses and help them celebrate a lifetime of success with a selection of champagne, chocolates, coffee and other exquisite snacks.
Best for the workaholic boss
Price from SGD50.00
Remind your boss about the importance of proper rest and relaxation, especially if they have been pulling too many late nights. This candle comes with a calming scent of lavender, eucalyptus and sage to soothe your stressed and tired boss.
If they are always on-the-go, then this compact toiletry bag will be a chic and practical gift. It comes with several pocket sizes to fit various different toiletries, as well as a hook that will keep things accessible. You could also fill it with your boss’ favourite travel-sized toiletries as a bonus.
You can never go wrong with a Swiss Army knife if your boss spends their free time hiking, camping and going on adventures. This one has 14 functions, including a pair of scissors, a knife, a bottle opener and a corkscrew - making it a nifty tool that’ll come in handy on any outdoorsy trip.
Your boss will thank you for this easy way to get a deep and smooth dose of caffeine every morning. The portable coffee maker is simple to use and easy to clean, making delicious cold brew in 12 hours without requiring any refrigeration. It also comes with a matching thermos mug.
In between catching up on the latest seasons and episodes of their favourite shows, your boss could use a snack break. This six-pack of healthy yet delicious nut mixes will help them crunch away guilt-free.
Both you and your boss will be in for a surprise, as Okimochi Box helps you to curate a special gift box that is customized to suit the receiver. Simply choose the occasion, set a budget and add some details about your boss that will ensure the gift is perfectly curated for them.
Not only is this a timeless piece to hang on the wall, it is also part of a wonderful initiative to reduce waste – by turning strips of discarded cassette tapes into a beautiful weaved design. This is a gift that will appeal to your boss’ socially conscious mind.
They may be leaving but with this witty farewell poster, they will always know how awesome you think they are! Give this and your well wishes to your boss for a cheerful send-off that will be a fun reminder of you every time they see it.
Simple, modern and sleek, this will perfectly complement your boss’ sophisticated tastes while keeping things neat and organized. It is made of concrete with a cork base, and comes with just enough slots to be a functional, practical choice.
They might be your boss, but they are also a friend. Let them know that they are the bomb – literally, with this bomb-shaped cushion. The soft plush and cotton filling makes it a perfect cuddling companion for long work hours.
Best for the boss who loves networking
Price from SGD39.00
A stylish classic is an excellent choice for the boss who is constantly meeting the movers and shakers of the respective industries that they’re in. This card holder that’s made with genuine leather is an elegant and practical gift for your boss.
You are basically a member of the family by now with how much your boss tells you about his family and children, who are undoubtedly his pride and joy. Well, this gift will enable him to show his love for his family even more, by customising the cufflinks to feature their names and birth dates.
Your boss is creative, fun and sometimes quirky, and they know it! Help them tell the world what they really are with this solid slate coaster with a positive message. You can also add a custom engraving to let your boss know just how much you care.
Best for the wine collector
Price from SGD39.95
This handy wine bottle accessories set comes with a corkscrew, wine stopper, wine pourer, drip ring and foil cutter; everything your boss needs to get into their favourite bottle of wine. The wine bottle-shaped case can be perfectly camouflaged amongst your boss’ collection of fine pours.
Best for the gym buddy boss
Price from SGD150.00
You guys sweat it out together at the gym, so why not take things up a notch with an indoor rock climbing class? This 7-hour course for two will be an exciting introduction to sport climbing that is suitable for beginners, and an exciting way to bond with your boss.
Whether it is taking business calls or typing up emails, your boss is a master of getting things done on the phone or tablet. In that case, they will need all the battery life they can get and a power bank makes for the perfect gift.
Best for the boss who dislikes open plan offices
Price from SGD59.90
Open plan offices can take some getting used to, especially if your boss enjoys a quieter working environment. Delight them with this pair of wireless headphones which are lightweight and comfortable. It comes with a mic and can be paired with any Bluetooth device.
Pick from an assortment of dogs, cats and even a shark-shaped pen holder that will represent your boss’ undying love for animals. The cheery and vibrant designs also add a fun touch of personality that can brighten up your boss’ day.
Best for the boss who brings lunch to work
Price from SGD49.00
This stainless steel, vacuum insulated food jar can hold up to 400ml of home-packed food. It also features quaint illustrations of traditional food such as kueh lapis, kueh bahulu and more. Even if your boss is the type to rush through lunch at the desk, the gorgeous brown and gold design will make mealtimes feel a little grander.
Perhaps it is an early morning jog or even a lunch hour crunch session - you’ve seen them making the most out of any given moment. Add to their fitness journey with this set of push up bars, which your boss will definitely find worthwhile to have on hand.
Your boss is always on top of things; their dedication to keeping things organized has kept your department running smoothly – which is why this notebook will complement them perfectly. Show them how much you respect their ability to run the show with this stationery set that includes a notebook aptly named The Master Plan.
Best for the boss with a sweet tooth
Price from SGD70.20
This set of scrumptious French premium chocolate bars will be a decadent treat that your boss will love. The gift box contains an indulgent mix of white, milk and dark chocolates, along with flavours such as pecan, raspberry and caramel.
They love cooking, they love eating, and they probably bring the best dishes to the company’s potlucks. Your foodie boss will get a ton of use out of this gorgeous cutting and serving board set made with tropical wood and finished with antimicrobial protection, promising to be hygienic and easy to clean!
Her collection of matte and liquid lipsticks is worthy of envy, but it also means that she would benefit greatly from this set of lip patches. The soothing gel patch is enriched with honey, propolis and royal jelly, providing nourishment and hydration for healthy plump lips.
Everyone has their own idea of the optimum work temperature. If your boss has graciously given in to the majority but started layering on more clothes as a result, then this soft cotton blanket will help them stay warm and cozy.
It takes a lot of care and effort to always look your best. Giving your boss this portable and easy-to-use garment steamer will help them ensure that their outfit is always on point without a single crease in sight, even after a day’s worth of meetings and deadlines.
These warm pair of mules are an excellent welcoming gift for your new boss. The style is presentable enough to walk around the office, and yet still serve as a soft and pillowy footwear that guarantees comfort.
As one of the most enterprising people that you know of, your boss carries their laptops and gadgets with them everywhere they go. This study backpack is designed for comfort and practicality, with ample space to store all their work essentials and an ergonomic design that provides even weight distribution.
Sometimes you will meet a boss who literally changes your life, and they become more than just a boss but a true mentor to you. One way to show your genuine affection and appreciation is by giving them something that will make their life better. As one of the best fitness trackers on the market, the Fitbit Charge 3 is an immensely versatile tool to help with fitness and lifestyle, while also serving as a convenient smartwatch.
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