21 Best Going Away Gifts for Coworkers To Send Them Off

It is never easy to say goodbye to someone, especially if they are someone you are close to. When you work with someone for so long, a friendship starts and grows. And sometimes that coworker even become like family. Though saying goodbye is hard, it is an opportunity for celebration, signifying the new journey this person is taking. Consider one of these 21 great going away gifts to show how much you truly love your amazing coworker. Help say goodbye to your coworker and friend in a positive way with these gift selections!

1. Bracelet – Leaving Gift for Women

Going away gift for women who leaving job Bracelet "You'ill be missed

It takes a lot of strength courage to move from the familiar and into the unknown. Leaving the job you’ve had for years to start a new one is a scary and exciting experiencing. As a coworker and friend, you wish nothing but good luck and success for them as they start this new journey. This good luck bracelet is the perfect farewell gift to send them on their new journey. Ladybugs are the symbol of good luck and amazonite symbolizes courage, success, and hope, all things they will need at the beginning of this new chapter of their life!


2. Employee Appreciation and Motivation Award

Going Away Gifts for Coworkers Motivation Award

If you don’t know what to give a coworker who is leaving and you have small budget this gift is right choice. When you appreciate someone and all the hard work they have put in, small tokens of appreciation are normally given. This coworker is no exception. They have always been the one person you could depend on, going above and beyond your expectations every single time. So watching them go is hard, but you want to give them one final token of appreciation. This coin awards them for constantly going above and beyond with work. A small way to say thank you for everything they’ve done.


3. Coffee Mug: “Good Luck Finding Better Coworkers Than Us”

Coworker going away gift Good Luck Finding Better Coworkers Than Us - coffee mug

When a beloved coworker leaves, it’s easy to feel a small pang of jealousy over the new set of coworkers who will get to work them. And then there comes the worry that they will like their new coworkers better than you! But you’re the best person to work with and you want to remind them of that. This novelty farewell coffee cup is the perfect goodbye gift and also to get that message across!


4. Thank You Box

Coworker going away gifts Thank you box

There are a lot of ways to thank someone for the time you spent with them. Cards, flowers, going away parties, and other gestures that could come across as generic to the outside eye. It seems that personal touches have a tendency to go out the window when time constraints are in effect. So for a personal touch in your otherwise not so personal goodbye, a personalized gift basket is a good addition. Tailor it to the leaving person’s needs and tastes, showing a true appreciation for them with this unique gift!


5. Not That Far Towel

Gift for coworker who is moving away

Your favorite coworker received an amazing job offer across the country. Not only are they leaving your company, but they are leaving the state too! Now there isn’t even a chance for you to run into them at the grocery store or your favorite coffee shop. The physical distance between you two will be a long one, but they will always be close by in your heart. This linen towel is the perfect gift to express that and help them start to decorate their new kitchen as they begin their new life elsewhere.


6. USA Made Activated Soap

Made in USA present for coworker leaving

Leaving an environment you’re used to and venturing into a new one can be scary. It can also lead to many questions like- Will I like my new coworkers? Will my new office be nice? Will I be close to a Starbucks? Is the bathroom well stocked with soap? You can’t answer all those questions or ease all those anxieties, but you can at least make sure your coworker doesn’t need to worry about the soap with this gift! Perfect to take anywhere with them just in case they need it.


7. Congratulations On Pursuing Your Dream Of Not Working Here Anymore

Congratulations On Pursuing Your Dream Of Not Working Here Anymore

A new work environment means learning a new workflow and falling into a new routine. With new scheduling and a whole new set of responsibilities, it can be overwhelming for your coworker at first. But with this planner, organizer, calendar, and journal combination, you can help ease that burden for them. By having everything in one place, their transition into their new job will be easier. And organization is key to easing new job anxiety!


8. Charging Station Organizer

Gift for coworker leaving job Charging Station

At work, we need several devices to get us through our day. Cellphones, laptops, iPads, etc are all needed to keep in contact with our fellow employees and complete our work tasks. Because nothing would be worse than having your laptop die in the middle of that important presentation! And in order to make sure they’re working optimally, we need to make sure they are fully charged. This charging station for multiple devices is the perfect tool for keeping all your work devices charged!


9. Custom Engraved Wood Travel Mug

Custom Engraved Wood Travel Mug going away personalized gift for male coworkers

Coffee has been an essential part of your coworkers work routine since day one. You have never seen them without a cup of coffee. And you know no matter where they go, coffee will be with them every step of the way. So for the coffee loving coworker, this wooden travel mug will be the perfect gift to say goodbye. With the option to customize, you can make this mug as personal and unique as you want it to be.


10. Silk Long Scarf

Silk Long Scarf gift to give a female coworker who is leaving

When starting a new job, you want to make a good first impression on your first day. Why? Because the first day of a new job is like the first day of high school – you just want to fit in and make friends. Your new coworkers will scrutinize everything about you from head to toe. And it can be nerve wracking! This beautiful scarf that comes in a variety of colors and designs gives your former coworker the opportunity to make a good first impression.


11. Classic Men’s Silk Tie Set

Going Away Gift for Male Coworkers - Awesome Tie Set

Suits and ties are a huge part of corporate life. Lawyers, business men, marketing executives, etc all wear suits and tie to show off professionalism and power. And you can’t forget the matching pocket square to pull it all together! So for your favorite male coworker who is moving up in the world, this three piece set of ties and matching pocket squares is the perfect gift to send them off.


12. Swarovski Crystal Attract Light Pierced Earrings

Gifts for women coworkers leaving Swarovski Crystal Earrings

Your soon to be former coworker is moving up in the world. She’s now moving onto a job where she will be required to attend fancy formal events and look stunning from head to toe. You’ve never seen her dress up and she’s worried she won’t have anything to wear for her new job. These earrings are the perfect going away gift to help ease her mind. She might not have the dress yet, but at least she has an accessory to get her started in the right direction!


13. Men’s Tie Clip Bar Set

Men's Tie Clip Bar Set good going away presents for coworkers

Ties are going to be essential to your favorite male coworkers new job. He will have to wear one everyday! And worst part is he’s bad at keeping his ties looking neat and sharp all day long. And his new bosses can spot a clip on tie from a mile away. This tie clip bar set is the perfect accessory to keep his tie straight, looking sharp, and also add an extra air of professionalism to his look. Pair it with the tie set above for a completed look!


14. Goodbye Co Worker Party Gift

Goodbye Co Worker Party Gift

You were lucky to know this coworker. From day one they were helpful, kind, and someone you could depend on. They helped you meet tight deadlines, covered for you when you were sick, and also wished you a Happy Birthday every year without fail. You are sad to see them go, but you wish them the best of luck in their new job. This horseshoe is a great gift to let them know how lucky they made you feel and also give them the luck they will need in their new job.


15. Keychain: “Work Will Suck Without You”

going away gift for coworker: Keychain Work Will Suck Without You

It’s retirement day! After decades and decades of hard work, your coworker is now ready to retire and live out their remaining days relaxing. That condo in Florida is calling their name! It’s hard to see them go, but you know they deserve some much needed time off after all the hard work they have put in. They aren’t one for grand gestures. They prefer things to be simple and meaningful. This keychain is a great simple and meaningful gift for that coworker who is retiring.


16. Personalized Picture Frame

Co worker leaving gift Picture frame

Years of Christmas parties, company picnics, and other work related events are hung throughout your job. It’s easy to see that you’re company isn’t just a bunch of people who work together, but you’re also like a family. And watching a family member leave to pursue new opportunities isn’t an easy thing to do. You want them to remember what they’re leaving behind, so gift them a framed photo of their work family. The frame can be customized to say whatever you want, so give them a special message and one last special memory with all of you.


17. Pen Set Custom Engraved

Personalized pen set thoughtful going away gifts for coworkers

The coworker who always borrows your pens and never returns them is leaving. Though you’re sad to see them go, you’re also glad you don’t have to buy new pens every week anymore! Who knew pens could be so costly? Now that they’re leaving, who will they borrow pens from now? This set of two personalized pens is the perfect way to ensure they have pens of their own and won’t need to borrow them from anyone else!


18. Galaxy Map

Some say our fates are written in the stars. Some also say when the stars align our lives come together in ways we never expected. Whether there is truth to this or not, your coworker believes the stars have aligned for them as they move onto their dream job. This personalized star chart allows them to see just how the stars aligned at a key moment of their life. What event you choose is up to you, but it will be a beautiful reminder of how far they’ve come in their journey.


19. Office Name Plate With Wall or Desk Holder

Office Name Plate With Wall or Desk Holder

With a new job comes a lot of other new things. A new office building, a new group of coworkers, a new water cooler to drink from, and most importantly- a new desk and office to sit at. Desks are one of the few places a personal touch can be added in an office space. But functionality is also important in an office space. This nameplate is the perfect combination of decor and functionality for their new office.


20. Sorry You’re Leaving Gift Signed

Sorry You're Leaving Gifts Signed

Your coworker is leaving behind a lot of people who really liked working with them. And goodbyes are the one hardest things we experience throughout life. It’s easy to just get a card and write some sappy farewell message, knowing that card might be lost or thrown out years later. So why not up the goodbye with this gift? With the option for personalization from start to finish, you are sure to give a goodbye that will not be forgotten anytime soon.


21. Genuine Leather Business Card Holder

Going Away Gift for Coworkers Leather Business Card Holder

With a new position at a new company comes a new title. And with a new title comes new introductions that will need to be made. In the business world, your business card does the introducing for you. Your coworker will need new business cards when they leave and they will also need a place to store them. So this business card holder is the perfect going away present for coworkers to help them introduce themselves with their new title.