Searching for the perfect gifts for a coworker that is leaving? I’ve created a gift guide with 25 fabulous leaving presents to help you find something they’ll love.
You’ll find sentimental, practical, and humorous suggestions in the list below. Scroll down to find the ideal farewell gift for your favorite colleague.
Beats Studio Buds
If your coworker likes listening to music, they’ll love these Beats Studio earphones. The wireless earbuds cancel out background noise. They’re perfect for when your colleague needs to focus in their busy new office.
They stream music wirelessly from a computer or cell phone via Bluetooth. With up to 8 hours of listening time on a single charge, they’ll last the entire workday. This is a cool farewell gift they’ll use every day.
“I Wrote a Book About You”
Looking for a meaningful leaving gift that you can tailor to your favorite coworker? Then this fill-in-the-gaps book is a fantastic option. It’s full of prompts and spaces for you to share thoughts and memories about the recipient.
If you’re close to your coworker, you can go through the book on your own. Otherwise, get everyone in the office involved, and it’ll be ready in no time. They’ll treasure this thoughtful gift.
Veuve Clicquot Champagne
Help your coworker mark the occasion with this bottle of Veuve Clicquot Champagne. They achieved so much in the time they worked with you and will be starting an exciting new role soon. That’s a lot to celebrate.
Veuve Clicquot is popular among the rich and famous. Your coworker will feel like a star when you give them a bottle on their last day. If you’re lucky, they might pop the cork at their office party. No gift says celebration quite like champagne.
This farewell poster is a fabulous memento your coworker will treasure. The 17”x11” poster has a simple farewell graphic in the middle and lots of blank space for personal messages. If they’re leaving the world of work for good, there’s also a retirement version.
It’s ideal for big offices where colleagues can fill the poster with farewell messages. This present will remind your coworker of the great times you shared.
The Comfy Wearable Blanket
If your coworker is leaving the office to work from home, they’ll love this wearable blanket. The luxurious blanket has a soft fluffy sherpa lining that’ll keep them cozy on cold days.
This one-size-fits-all garment is huge – your coworker can curl up on the sofa and tuck their legs inside. There’s a large pocket for carrying a cell phone or any other gadgets they might need for work. It’s the ideal gift to replace your coworker’s suit.
Trying to find the perfect going away gift for a colleague with a big personality? Then this unicorn coffee mug is a fabulous idea. They won’t be left in any doubt as to how awesome you think they are.
Your coworker will remember their old workplace every time they have a coffee break. It’ll also be a great ice breaker and conversation starter at their new office. This is a funny gift for a coworker you’ll miss.
Cheeky Going Away Balloons
If your colleague has a sense of humor, these rude balloons are a great gag gift. Put them up at their leaving party or hang them in the office on their last day. They’ll get lots of laughs and add a bit of fun to proceedings.
The pack contains 18 balloons with amusing messages like, “Leaving? We didn’t know you’d started.” These decorative balloons will send your coworker off with a smile.
Work Bestie Necklace
Show your favorite coworker how much she means to you with this stylish 2 circle necklace. The interlinking 14k gold rings represent the bond you share as friends.
This beautiful piece of jewelry comes in a chic gift box with a special message inside. You might not be there to accompany her on the first day in her new office. But she can wear this as a reminder that you’re rooting for her.
Hydro Cell Stainless Steel Bottle
Searching for a practical gift your coworker can use every day? Then this water bottle is an excellent option. Double-wall insulation keeps cold drinks cool and hot beverages warm.
Your colleague can fill it with coffee for the morning commute, juice for the office, or water for the gym. I recommend the 24 oz version as it fits in a car cup holder. This is a super useful leaving gift idea.
Moleskine Hard Cover Notebook
Help your coworker organize their schedule and thoughts with this Moleskin hardcover notebook. Whether they like to keep a journal or write a daily to-do list, this notebook is the perfect place to do it.
The cover comes in a variety of colors and has a handy storage pocket at the back. You can easily transform this notebook into a sentimental gift. Just ask everyone in the office to write a thought or wish on the inside cover.
Barnett’s Gourmet Biscotti Cookies
If your colleague has a sweet tooth, they’ll love this box of gourmet chocolate biscotti cookies. The selection box contains 12 delicious biscuits in 6 different varieties. Toppings include candied almonds, peppermint, and caramel chips.
The cookies are made from 100% natural ingredients and baked fresh to order. They come in a beautiful gift box complete with a ribbon and bow. It’s a sweet farewell gift for leavers who enjoy tasty treats.
Moscow Mule & Margarita Cocktail Kit
This cocktail set is an incredible gift for coworkers who enjoy a stiff drink. It’s carry-on approved and designed with travelers in mind. Ideal if your colleague is moving across the country. They’d be great for regular business trips too.
Each tin contains the ingredients to turn a shot of liquor into a fully-fledged cocktail. Your coworker will raise a glass to you when they mix up a delicious drink using this gift.
“The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck”
Starting a new job is a pretty nerve-wracking experience. Give your coworker the skills to counter first-day nerves with this motivating book.
“The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck” is a New York Times bestseller that helps readers rethink what really matters. As the title suggests, it’s blunt and to the point – something many readers have enjoyed. This is the ideal way to give your colleague a confidence boost.
Magnetic Sculpture Pen
Is your coworker constantly fidgeting with something at their desk? Then they’re going to treasure this magnetic pen sculpture set. It looks like a regular pen with a touchscreen stylus on the top.
However, when they need to fidget, it breaks down into a selection of magnetic building blocks. Your colleague can take a quick mental break and build something until they’re ready to focus again. It’s an unusual gift that boosts creativity and reduces stress.
Mesh Desk Organizer
Help your colleague organize their new workspace with this mesh desk organizer. It has all the compartments and sections they’ll need to stay on top of their paperwork.
There’s a large drawer with adjustable dividers that’s perfect for stationery. The top section has 5 compartments for mail, project folders, and other documents. It’s the perfect gift for neat freaks, compulsive tidiers, and those who need to be more organized.
Bath and Body Gift Basket
This relaxing bath and body gift set is ideal for men and women who love to soak their worries away. The 9 piece spa collection includes body scrub, bath salts, shower gel, and lots more.
The products have a soothing vanilla and coconut scent that charms the senses. Coconut oil, shea butter, and vitamin E are included to nourish and moisturize the skin. Your coworker will reminisce about fond office memories as they enjoy this gift.
Office Desk Plants
Add a dash of colorful inspiration to your coworker’s new office with this trio of faux plants. Each plant comes in a sleek copper-tin topped with white pebbles.
The set includes 8 motivational quote stickers. Your colleague can pick their favorites and stick them to the tins. They’re bound to attract compliments and start conversations in their new workplace. This decorative gift will brighten up any desk, cubicle, or office.
Starbucks Gift Card
If your coworker loves coffee, you can treat them to as many cups as you like. Load up a Starbucks card, and they can use it to buy drinks, snacks, and other treats.
Sure, they can probably get a coffee in their new office building. But this will encourage them to get out and explore the area surrounding their new workplace. Gift cards start at $25. They’ll remember you fondly every time they use it.
Fruit Infuser Water Bottle
Let’s face it – water can be pretty dull. Encourage your coworker to stay hydrated with this fruit-infusing water bottle. The infused water tastes great and will keep your colleague coming back for more.
There’s lots of room for delicious, healthy fruit in the full-length infuser pod. It even comes with a recipe book filled with ideas for great tasting infusions. This is an excellent gift your coworker will want to use every day.
Morris the Donkey Memo Holder
Morris the donkey is a fun gift your coworker can use to brighten up their new desk. There’s space for a memo pad in the donkey’s body, and the mouth doubles as a clip that holds important reminders.
Morris comes with a pad of paper and is available in 3 striking colors. It’s a cute, practical gift that will act as a constant reminder of the team your colleague left behind.
Fresh Cut Flowers
A bouquet of beautiful fresh flowers is a wonderful leaving gift for your colleague. This colorful selection includes sunflowers, gerbera daisies, seasonal greens, and lots more.
The flowers arrive in the bud stage to ensure they last longer. They come with a glass vase and flower food to keep them healthy. You also have the option of adding a personalized message to the package. This is a colorful gift that will make your coworker feel special.
Going Away Card
If your coworker hasn’t been with you long, a going away card might seem like the most appropriate leaving gift. It’s also a nice addition to a present for longer-serving colleagues. This colorful card has a thoughtful goodbye message on the front and a surprise inside.
The jumbo card is big enough for the whole team to add signatures, messages, and doodles. It’ll be a fantastic keepsake of the time your colleague spent working with you.
Cravebox Gourmet Snack Care Package
Send your coworker off with a care package full of tasty treats to keep them going in their new workplace. The Cravebox is packed full of 20 sweet, savory, and salty gourmet snacks they’ll love.
There are bars, crackers, nuts, and lots more to keep your colleague happy when they’re feeling peckish. They’ll love how healthy and organic most of the products are. This is a thoughtful gift for coworkers who never make it to lunch without a snack.
Amazon Gift Card
If you’re still struggling to find gifts for a coworker that’s leaving, consider giving them an Amazon gift card. They’ll be able to put it towards something they want or need from the Amazon site.
Gift cards start at $25 and include free delivery on orders. They come in a presentation box with an optional personal message. Let’s face it – we’d all prefer to receive a gift card than a present we’ll never use again.