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Unique gift exchange ideas for the office party

Office gift exchanges can be intimidating at times – particularly if you’re in a new position, or at a new company. While we all enjoy giving gifts, there’s no denying that a certain amount of stress can accompany the gift shopping process. It can be hard to know what to get a coworker – harder still if the gift exchange is one where the recipient isn’t set and the gift must be suitable for any coworker who happens to pick it during your party game of choice. We’ve put together this helpful guide of unexpected items that can fill a need, spark creativity, or simply make their day-to-day easier.

No matter who ends up taking home the gift you brought to the office gift exchange, you want to make sure it’s something that they’ll be happy to receive. Haven’t we all come away from a work party or function with a prize or gift we weren’t sure what to do with, only to donate or sell it later? We’re confident that any of these gifts would be a great choice, from gadgets to entertain and spark creativity to more practical items that will help to make their lives outside of the office run more smoothly, you can be sure your contribution will be unique and appreciated.

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