In this day and age, a lot of folks are staying out of the office. If you’ve recently embraced remote work culture (or have a friend who has), check out this list of 15 gifts for people who work from home.
Gifts For People Who Work From Home
The NETGEAR Nighthawk Smart WiFi Router (R6700) is the perfect gift for anyone who does a lot of Internet-based work – especially if they live in a place where internet connection is shared across multiple users.
The Nighthawk router comes with wired Ethernet ports, so just about every device can be connected to it – mobile phones, computers, gaming consoles, etc. With a 1GHz dual-core processor, three amplified antennas, dynamic DoS, and Smart Connect, you can rest assured your Zoom call won’t be laggy.
1GHz dual-core processor
WPA2 wireless protection for security
Custom VPN properties for anonymous Internet surfing
- Weight1.58 pounds
If you’ve got a friend who likes to work at night, the Levoit Kyra Salt Lamp is a relaxing addition to any home office.
This lamp is hand-carved from 100% pure Himalayan salt. When lit, it radiates a warm amber glow that helps to improve your mood and induces a sense of relaxation.
Made from pure Himalayan salt
adjustable brightness control
Moisture control and damage protection
- Weight6.5 pounds
Know a dog lover who works at home? Maybe this will cheer her up when the hassles of remote work start to weigh on her mind. The Primitives by Kathy Pawprint Trimmed Box Sign is great for sprucing up any home office space.
The color pattern on the box is simple and accented with paw prints. The sign is made with high-quality wood with some distressed paint. Its boxy shape enables it to stand alone or hang on a wall.
Square outline for placement versatility
Distressed paint for aesthetic quality
High-quality wooden material
- BrandPrimitives by Kathy
- Weight4 ounces
In the world of practical gifts for remote workers, there’s hardly anything that measures up to wireless headphones. The Sennheiser HD 4.40 Around Ear Bluetooth Wireless Headphones is one of the best available audio devices on the market right now. These headphones are the total package. They come with Bluetooth 4.0, which – while not being the latest in advanced Bluetooth technology – can still do an excellent job of connecting quickly and effectively.
The headphones have a comfortable ear cup with intuitive controls that helps you control your tracks. An integrated microphone ensures you can make and answer calls straight from your device. The battery on the Sennheiser HD 4.40 Around Ear Bluetooth Wireless Headphones can last up to 25 hours. The headphones are compatible with any device – game consoles, laptops, mobile phones, tablets, desktop computers, and more. For more quality options like this, check out our guide to the best noise-canceling headphones.
- BrandSennheiser Consumer Audio
- ModelHD 4.40 BT
- Weight15.8 ounces
Sometimes you just have to relax after a hard day at work. This is what the YINUO LIGHT Scented Candles were created for. Available in lavender, spring, lemon, and Mediterranean fig, the scented candles help to improve the mood and ambiance in every room.
The scented candles are made from natural soy wax, pure-grade essential oils, and an organic cotton wick. With this combination of ingredients, the candles can burn brightly for 25 to 30 hours, helping to relax you through aromatherapy. Also, the candle tins can be recycled and used as storage when the candles burn out.
Can burn for 25 to 30 hours
- BrandYINUO LIGHT
- Weight1.6 pounds
Most people who work from home sit in chairs all day long. Over time, this pattern is extremely unhealthy. Getting a product that helps you relax and care for your body is of immense benefit to your productivity. That’s precisely what the CUBEFIT Terramat does. The anti-fatigue mat is much thicker than competing products on the market. It’s made from a Phthalate-free material that ensures shock resistance, antibacterial properties, and wear-resistance.
The CUBEFIT Terramat also features some special 3D features. These include a Balance Bar that helps you to work your core, Two Massage Mounds that massage the soles of your feet, a Power Wedge that stretches your calf raises, a Support Track that stretches your hip flexors, and Acupuncture Pressure Peaks that keep your feet stimulated. Our guide to the best foot massagers features more quality gift ideas like this, so check them out.
3D features help stimulate your feet
Seamless posture transition
- Weight5.51 pounds
The Logitech C920S HD Pro Webcam with Privacy Shutter is a fantastic gift for content creators or anyone who has a lot of video meetings.
This webcam hits all the high notes. It comes with a Full HD 1080P resolution for shooting high-quality videos. A glass lens and full HD ensures every video you create is sharp and crisp. You’ll also find light correction and HD autofocus in the C920S. Sound quality is premium on this camera thanks to the stereo audio and dual microphones that ensure clear and sharp sound. The camera is compatible with Skype, FaceTime, Google Hangouts, Zoom, and much more.
Dual microphone cover
Full HD 1080P video resolution
- Weight3.2 ounces
Everyone could use a bit of interest in their workspace – especially people who work from home. Do your friend a favor by picking up the SUCK UK – DESK ORGANIZER | NOVELTY SILICONE HOLDER. The product was designed in the shape of the classic “Dead Fred,” and it provides a great alternative to the old, boring pen tray in terms of holding your stationery.
The gruesomely punctured body of old Fred and his hollowed heart will help to keep your pen for work or pencil upright. The “Dead Fred” shape will resonate with fans of horror movies the most, but it still makes for an entertaining, quirky decorative piece nonetheless. The product can stand (or, rather, lay down) on any desktop, and it is a handy pen holder that will help you to keep your workspace and desk effectively organized. The pen holder is made of silicone, and it’s available in red.
Available in different shapes
Flexible, soft material
- BrandSuck UK
- ModelSK DEADFRED1
- Weight1.76 ounces
Here’s another important tool that is invaluable to anyone who works from home. The Brother Mobile Color Page Scanner is a portable office tool for scanning documents on the go. The Brother scanner weighs less than a pound, so it is to move it around the house (or even take it with you to the office). The scanner is capable of scanning up to eight papers per minute, regardless of color. The portable design and incredible speed make it suitable for remote workers who often have to sign and scan contract documents quickly. The product can scan at 200 x 1200 dpi resolution (interpolated) and 600 x 600 dpi (optical).
You can scan various materials, including receipts, paper documents, magazine pages, and even plastic ID cards. You don’t have to plug it into a wall socket, either. It uses a USB cable that can easily connect to a computer. As with most scanners, this office tool can scan documents to a local file or email. But, you can’t connect it with your mobile devices via WiFi transfers.
USB powered scanner
Custom scanning software
- Weight14.1 ounces
Sitting on a chair for six-to-ten hours every day is painful to the back and neck. For those who can’t afford regular massages, devices like the Shiatsu Back Neck Massager with Heat win the day.
This product stands out from the pack for several reasons. For one, it makes use of bi-directional rotation kneading massage heads. This massage tool works on your limbs, shoulders, and waist too. You also get a built-in heating function that will keep you relaxed and soothe your muscles.
Bi-directional rotation kneading massage heads
Special heating function to soothe the muscles
- Weight3.2 pounds
If you are working from home, a power outage might take your gadgets out of commission for days at a time. So to keep yourself productive, you will need the Nimble Eco-Friendly 10-Day Fast Portable Charger.
The portable charger is small and compact. It features a 26,800mAh capacity that can charge your device consecutively for up to 10 days. With a USB-C PD that measures 18 Watts, this portable charger would charge up to 80 percent of your phone’s battery within 18 minutes. It’s compatible with multiple devices, and it can charge up to 4 devices at a time with multiple ports.
18W USB-C PD
Compatible with all types of gadgets
Multiple USB ports
- Weight1.87 pounds
Say hello to the NEW Ember Temperature Control Smart Mug – a smart-mug that keeps your coffee or tea at the perfect temperature, allowing you to enjoy it for much longer without having to reheat, unlike traditional coffee mugs.
Thanks to extended battery life, the smart-mug can keep your tea or coffee hot for up to 80 minutes. The mug also comes with the Ember App, a mobile platform that allows you to set your preferred drinking temperature, customize your presets, and even receive notifications. The Smart Mug has auto-sleep features powered by sensors that immediately put it to sleep when empty. It lights up the moment you pour any form of liquid into it. Effectively, it’s ready to work when you are. You can hand-wash the Ember due to a scratch-resistant ceramic coating that keeps the electronic components protected from water.
Comes with a mobile app
- Weight2.6 pounds
Keeping fit is something that worries everyone who has to work from home and sit in a chair for long stretches at a time. This is why you should try out the Cubii Pro – Seated Under-Desk Elliptical. The Cubii Pro is an elliptical machine, meaning you can get a great, low-impact workout while you sit. It boasts a light, compact design, so you can quickly move it from place to place and not have to worry about cluttering your space.
You can sync your distance, the number of steps, and calories burned with your cell phone – whether iOS or Android – as well as devices such as Apple Health, FitBit, and others, helping you to track your fitness goals effectively.
Lightweight and compact design
Great workout for under the desk
Real-time data tracking
- Weight27 pounds
The Desk York Adjustable Laptop Stand was built for a simple reason—to ensure that the rigors of work don’t negatively affect your body or posture. Using this product means you can work in the kitchen, on the bed, in the garage, and more. The stand raises your laptop to adjustable levels, so you won’t have to hurt your neck while working.
This particular laptop stand comes with a mouse pad, stoppers, and cooling fans, so you can simply place your laptop on it without worrying about overheating. It also saves you the cost of purchasing a lot of these add-ons separately. The cooling fans are quiet and effective, ensuring you can work without disturbing your partner or kids in the next room. The laptop stand is also simple to set up. It’s lightweight and very foldable, so you can easily adjust it to your perfect height and elevation requirements. You don’t need to go through any assembly process with the stand – just unbox it, test the wheels and cranks, and you’re ready to go.
Simple, ergonomic design
No assembly required
Comes with cooling fans and other features
- BrandDesk York
- Weight3.4 pounds
A wireless charger is an essential part of any tech-centric home. In the world of wireless chargers, the Anker Wireless Charger ranks in the top three.
The Anker Wireless Charger is an excellent tool for people who work on the go, and it’s easy to see why. It uses a high-efficiency chipset that provides up to 10W in high-speed charging. This charger delivers power without having to take off your phone case thanks to its PowerWave technology. The phone case needs to be less than 5mm thick to make use of this feature. You should read the fine print before purchase, as the Anker Charger is not compatible with all phones.
Up to 10W in charging capacity
- Weight3.84 ounces