10 Fun (and Affordable) Gifts for Co-Workers


Rachel Zupek, CareerBuilder.com writer


Holidays in the office can be predictable: coffee mugs for your boss, a gift card for your co-worker, fruit baskets for clients. This holiday season, however, may prove to be a little different, as there is less money to spend and fewer co-workers on gift lists.

"In today's economy, you have to be a lot more economical with your gift giving. However, just because people do not have as much money to spend does not mean that they should put the kibosh on the holiday spirit at work," says Lisa Friedman, co-founder of SomeoneSpoilMe.com, an online gift-giving guide. "Not only do you have to cut back on the number of people you buy gifts for, but you also need to change the type of gifts you buy."

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