The Ultimate Guide to Promotion-Worthy Gift Ideas for Your Boss
Being the boss is no easy feat, so show appreciation for yours - and possibly score yourself a few brownie points with the perfect gift for Boss's Day. Below, some gift ideas for your boss that might even get you a promotion! Hey, one can hope?
Take Your Cue from Your Boss's Hobbies
You already know he loves golf. In moments of candor she talks about how yoga has changed her life. Show that you listen - it's a great employee trait! Gift him or her with an accessory that enhances the hobby at hand.
Honor His Positive Personality Traits
Maybe your boss is funny. Perhaps he's refreshhingly down-to-earth. Or maybe he's the king of compassion. Whatever makes his personality special, reflect it in your gift. A silly mug or desk accessory, a practical tool or accessory, or even a gift certificate to a restaurant - all these gift ideas for your boss show that you respect him as a person, too.
Give Her Some Down Time
Anything related to spa treatments or even a great way to spend her day off (tickets to an exciting event, for instance) show her that you notice and appreciate all her hard work.
Introduce Him to Something You Think Is Cool
Whether it's a subscription to your favorite magazine or a really cool tech gadget that's simplified your life, invite your boss into your inner sanctum. It's a great way to bond.
Help Her Get Organized
She may have an assistant, but staying organized is a daily discipline. Bring control into your boss's life with a unique organizational tool she can really use - and that she'd never buy herself.
Choose an Edible Gift
It's hard to go wrong with a gift that can be consumed, literally. Identify what your boss loves. Is it fruit, candy, meat, coffee, tea? There's bound to be a gift basket that will make your boss's face light up.