The U.S labor force grew by 555,000 people, as per the Bureau of Labor Statistics report released in February of 2016. This means there are a lot of new employees taking on jobs in new industries and offices across the nation.
So what can you do to help your new employees feel welcomed to the team? What exactly are the most ideal engravable office gifts that you can grab to help someone feel included and welcome on your team? At Anderson Trophy, we know that shopping for your fellow office workers, bosses, or new employees can feel a bit daunting. You want to gift them with a meaningful and unique present while also remaining appropriate and professional for the work environment.
Engravable Office Gift Ideas
Here is a list of quality, personalized, engravable office gifts for new employees that you can give out on their birthday, at a work party, or for other special celebrations at the office.
- Desk accessories
Desk accessories help people make a mark and personalize their own personal space in the office. A personalized desk accessory is a great way to welcome a new team member. Daily calendars or scheduling diaries, notebooks, and pens are popular and by engraving their names on these items it shows that you really took the time to make something special and that they're a special part of your team.
- Flower vases
On special occasions, for birthdays or other holidays, you can make a flower delivery all that more special by including a customized vase. It will encourage your employees to continue bringing in fresh flowers which can bring a positive energy to the workspace.
- Coffee Mugs
Coffee mugs and beverage holders always go over well and are sure to get good use, not to mention that they're a great eco-friendly gift idea. You can personalize these items for new employees by adding photographs, monograms, or the company logo on the mugs.
- Office stationery
Creating a customized pen or office stamp set bearing the team member's name or the company name and logo can help to personalize their workspace while adding an air of sophistication to any work area.
- Awards, frames, and canvas prints
Wall decor and photo frames brighten up generalized workspaces and can help new employees show off their own unique sense of style. At Anderson, our team can help you customize picture frames or wall decor with photos from company events and outings, or special welcome messages from the team to new members of your staff. Engraving names or department titles helps to add a personal touch.
- Travel accessories
For your sales team or any employee who travels a lot, gifting a personalized travel accessory can be a perfect way to offer a small welcome or to say thanks for a job well done. From engravable passport covers or personalized name tags for their travel bags, it's a gift that's sure to get good use.
- Computer accessories
Mouse pads, USB drives and business clocks can all be personalized and included in a new staff member welcome basket ready for them at their desk on the first day at the office.
Buying a gift for the newest member coming to work at your office doesn't have to be a daunting task. The gift ideas listed above are thoughtful and professional enough to suit the work environment. Check out our extensive inventory of engravable office gifts and let us know how we can help you make your new employees feel special on their first day!