7 Gifts For Your Coworkers That Are Better Than The Hug You Can’t Give Them RIght Now.

Social distancing is still really important, but not a lot of fun. Yeah, some of us get to be with our family, roommates, or maybe one or two close friends, but we’re all still missing out on those casual hi-fives with our coworkers that used to be so normal! Whether you’re working from home or you’re back in a socially distanced office, you still can’t give your coworkers those big hugs you’ve been dreaming of. Even a professional handshake is off-limits. This can be a real bummer. We all want to show our coworkers that we still like them and haven't forgotten about them, but it’s a little bit more difficult than normal. Luckily, there are still some things you can do to be nice and show them you care - like giving them a funny gift! Here at Off the Wagon, we are definitely a little biased towards giving funny gifts, but it’s because we know how powerful a good laugh is! When things get tough (like they are right now), a little bit of joy and silliness can go a long way. With that in mind, we’ve picked out 7 gifts that are guaranteed to make your coworkers laugh out loud (or at least chuckle). They’re still not hugs, but they’re a pretty great alternative!

Get Along With Your Coworkers Gum


Step one: chew gum. Step two: watch all of your office drama and needless conflicts melt away before your eyes. Simple. Effective. Some might even say miraculous. You might be thinking, “Does it actually work this well?” Well, not really. Only in the screenplay we’ve been writing. However, if you give some to everyone, the collective snickers have a way of making everyone feel a little closer. So, in a way, it actually works. 

Instantly Talk With Your Cat Gum


This is basically the stay-at-home version of Get Along With Your Coworkers Gum. It’s easy to get lonely, especially if you don’t have family or roommates around. But now that you can talk to your cat, all those problems are gone!

Extra AF Citation


It's not uncommon to have some coworkers that are going a little stir crazy, or just generally crazy. On top of that, everyone has that one coworker who is just a little extra. Or maybe really extra. Extra AF. These citations could make a great gift, but you could also keep them on hand and dish them out when those coworkers get a bit out of control.

What I really Need are Minions Mug


This mug is perfect for a boss or coworker who lost one of their most precious commodities when stay-at-home was put in place: interns. Now, they have to make their own coffee, print their own papers, and order their own lunch, and they’re struggling. What they really need are a few good minions.

Get Rich Slow Scheme Socks


Some of us want to get rich quick. Others are a little less ambitious. These socks are a perfect gift for any coworker. Not only are they funny, but they’re perfect stay-at-home wear too! Pair them with a nice business top and pajama bottoms (or no bottoms at all).



Perfect for grabbing a drink after a 2-hour long Zoom meeting when the last thing you want to do is, well, anything. Or maybe during the meeting, depending on how honest you want to be.

CEO of Staying Home Sticker


You never thought you would be getting a promotion when this pandemic started, but now you can be the CEO! And honestly, there’s nothing saying ALL your coworkers can’t also be the CEO too, so this sticker is perfect for spreading the love!

If these gifts aren’t quite what you’re looking for, or if you just want some more variety, don’t worry! We have an entire collection of fun gifts for bosses and coworkers on our website. Or, if you want to see a wider variety of goofy stuff we have to offer, you can check out our entire catalog. Stay safe everyone!


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