Farewell present for colleague at work

posted 1 year ago in Career
Post # 2
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Busy bee

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pix00 :  gift cards? Movies, restaurants, clothing stores? These can be pleasant to receive and they get to buy what they want.

Also drinks? Alcohol; wine, beer?

 When I left my last job, they bought me flowers, cake, and threw me a farewell dinner and gave me a farewell card. All so thoughtful. 

Post # 3
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Sugar bee
  • Wedding: August 2018

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pix00 :  Is a sushi or ice cream workshop something you think he’d enjoy? I’d be worried that someone who has literally zero hobbies would find something like that enjoyable

I’d probably just play it safe and get a giftcard to a nice restaurant, that you know he enjoys. 

Post # 4
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Sugar bee
  • Wedding: September 2016

 I would do a gift card to a nice resturant.

Post # 5
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Busy Beekeeper
  • Wedding: October 2014

A decent bottle of wine, something work-related like a tie clip reflecting your industry, and the rest in gift cards.

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