takes place annually on October 16, and it’s a great opportunity to give your boss some much needed appreciation. Recognize your boss with a small gift that is personalized to his or her interests.
Here are our 25 Boss’s Day gift ideas that will please your boss:
1. Make your boss’s favorite baked-good item - or pick it up from a bakery!
2. Get an item related to your boss’s hobby, such as a new accessories or gift certificate to a specialty store.
4. Take your boss out to lunch at her favorite restaurant.
6. Bring in your boss’s favorite coffee drink in the morning.
8. Find a fun desktop toy that will help reduce stress.
9. Treat your boss to an ice cream cone after lunch.
11. Pick up a gift certificate to a favorite restaurant your boss can enjoy with a friend or spouse.
12. Bring your boss bagels or breakfast in the morning.
Choose a portfolio
for your boss to carry to meetings.
14. Make a donation in your boss’s name to her favorite charity or alma mater.
15. Collaborate with the team to create a gift basket full of treats and goodies your boss will enjoy, like small snacks, gum, magazines, or a book from a favorite author.
A desktop clock
from the entire team will commemorate Boss’s Day.
17. Pick out a silver or novelty business card holder from a gift shop.
18. Shop for a game or toy for your boss to enjoy with his or her family.
Does your boss usually pack her lunch? Treat her to a new lunch bag
Select a perpetual calendar
for your boss’s desktop that promotes a leadership message.
21. Order tickets to a sports event, theatre performance, or concert.
22. Bring your boss a bouquet of flowers or a potted house plant.
24. If your boss is crazy about his or her car, buy a car detailing package from a local dealership. Working with a small budget? Wash the car yourself!
25. Fill a glass jar with your boss’s favorite kind of candy or snack that he can keep on his desk. Include an extra bag of treats to make this gift extra special!
If you’re looking for more Boss’s Day gift ideas, we recommend our Excellence Recognition Themes
. These themes and their gift items recognize leadership, excellence, and the unique contributions of your boss!