A job promotion is a wonderful thing. In many ways, it’s recognition for hard work and dedication. It is often said, that the only job where you start at the top is when you’re digging a hole. That generally means that most of us start a new job in the lower ranks of a company. Even if you come in at the management level, you will most likely come in as a junior manager.
Working your way up the corporate ladder comes with quite a few rewards and usually a salary increase. The new title is also something to be proud of and worth celebrating. It’s perfectly natural to want to share this great news with family and friends so if you’ve been invited to a job promotion party and are contemplating a great gift, we’ve put together a selection for you to help you pick the perfect gift to celebrate a job promotion. Of course, if you’re the one celebrating, you can always give your circle of family and friends a hit or just go out and spoil yourself.
Gifts To Celebrate A Job Promotion
If you’re completely stuck for gift ideas for a job promotion, consider an Amazon.com gift card. This is the ideal gift for those who are difficult to buy for. Some people have unusual tastes and nobody likes to give a gift that disappoints. You’ll never disappoint with a gift card and with the millions of items available from Amazon, you relative or friend is sure to find something amazing.
Amazon Gift Cards are available in a variety of different denominations or you can choose your own. This makes them perfect for every budget. They are convenient to purchase and come in a stunningly presented envelope that looks classy and elegant. Best of all, there are no fees and no expiration date so the recipient can use the gift card immediately, or wait until they collect a few and go on a real Amazon shopping spree.
Perfect gift idea for those who can’t decide
Great for those who are difficult to shop for
Easy and convenient
No fees and no expiration date
Redeemable towards millions of items at Amazon.com
- Weight1.6 ounces
A promotion isn’t just about money, it also elevates a person’s status among his peers. When introducing himself to new people it is customary to exchange business cards. Sure, it is possible to keep business cards in a wallet, but that’s hardly the look to be striving towards. How much better would it be to take out this MaxGear Professional Metal Business Card Holder and exchange business cards in style? This business card holder is made from sturdy, durable and stunning stainless steel. This spectacular metal finish will impress with its rich and sophisticated appearance. No more pulling out your wallet and announcing to the world how much cash and cards you may or may not have. This perfect gift to celebrate a job promotion can hold 10 to 20 business cards and it fits neatly in your pocket, briefcase or bag. Buy one for the friend or colleague celebrating a promotion and get one for yourself.
Store approximately 10-20 business cards
Also suitable for ID cards, credit cards, gift cards, and more
Neat and compact fits in your pocket, briefcase or bag
Made from fashionable stainless steel
Sturdy, durable and stunning
100% Money-Back Guarantee
- Weight0.8 ounces
That awesome promotion may also come with more responsibilities and more work. That often also means taking work home. Instead of getting an ordinary, boring briefcase, stand out from the pack with this great looking leather case. It has a bit of a vintage look and as the leather is minimally treated, the leather grain of each case is somewhat unique. Samsonite Columbian Leather Flapover Case has a great organizer under the front flat for business essentials and a rear compartment with plenty of room to stash all of your work files. There is also a removable compartment to store your cell phone. This very manly looking case is large enough to fit most laptops and with a removable and adjustable padded shoulder strap, you can carry it with ease and easily take your work with you whether it’s to your home or to a meeting with clients.
Organizer under the front flap for business essentials
Removable, adjustable padded shoulder strap
Fits most laptops
Removable Compartment Designed to store your cell phone
Rear Compartment provides ample room for files
Dedicated Pocket for your iPad or Tablet
- Weight3.9 pounds
Starting a new job or a higher position in a company can be a little daunting so a book like this one from Dr. Suits is a humorous way to take the edge off your worries. Oh, The Meetings You’ll Go To! is a parody of the Dr. Seuss classic children’s books written in a way to amuse young adults. It’s also an inspirational and unique combination of hilarious verses and images. Some of the content is also quite uplifting and it’s also a great ice breaker when the crowd at the next corporate function looks too serious. Stunningly presented in hardcover, this should top the list of congratulation gifts for job promotion candidates who are aspiring to great heights.
An inspirational book for young people
A unique blend of hilarious verse and images
Brutally honest and uplifting
A hilarious parody of Dr. Seuss
Stunningly presented hardcover book
Perfect gift for the company’s new rising star
- Weight1.1 pound
Sometimes we all need a bit of a reminder that things will be fine and these Sweet Romance Inspirational Stack Bracelets are an attractive and trendy way to do just that. They are available in a wire bangle or choose from brown or black leather straps. There are 12 different motivational messages to choose from so choose the ones that resonate most, or get them all and choose different inspiration each day. These stunning bracelets are attractively packaged making them the ideal gift for those who have earned a job promotion as well as students, family, and friends. Give those you care about a little encouragement they can take with them every day.
Available in wire bangle, brown or black leather straps
Attractively packaged and ready to give
Mix and match messages and bracelet types
Great gift idea for job promotions, students and family
12 different motivational messages available
- BrandSweet Romance
- Weight0.8 ounces
You know you’ve earned that job promotion, but the first days, weeks and months can be harrowing. Many people in this position second guess themselves and it’s often difficult to know what to do next. The First 90 Days is the ultimate guide to transitioning into a new job or being promoted into one with more responsibilities. In this book, Watkins identifies the most common difficulties new leaders face and each chapter includes checklists, practical tools, and self-assessments so you can see for yourself, how well you are progressing. The First 90 days but Michael Watkins is an unabridged audible audiobook that is also available as a hardcover book or audio CD. If you choose the audiobook you can read it for free. Listen to this great guide anywhere, any time.
The world’s most trusted guide for leaders in transition
Unabridged audible audiobook
Listen anywhere, anytime
Watkins identifies the most common pitfalls new leaders encounter
Each chapter includes checklists, practical tools, and self-assessments
Offers proven strategies for conquering the challenges of transitions
When that promotion comes there will be a lot of signing documents and contracts. When this happens, all eyes are on the prize so you want to have something more than a cheap plastic pen to add a little flourish. This Inkstone Success Luxury Gift Pen is a stylish, luxurious writing pen that every executive should have. It is engraved with a motivational message that the new promote will love to see and it comes in a satin-lined keepsake presentation case making this a stylish gift idea. This is a durable, heavyweight luxury pen with a twist-action ballpoint writing mechanism with black ink. Best of all, the cartridge is easy to replace so you can keep using this pen for several promotions.
“Success” engraved luxury business gift pen
Twist-action ballpoint writing mechanism with black ink
The engraving reads, “Success: Dreams Create Reality.”
Comes in a satin-lined keepsake presentation case
The durable, heavyweight luxury pen weighs 46 grams
Easy-to-replace ink cartridge
- Weight4.8 ounces
A new promotion comes with additional stress so anything that can take the pressure off is a good thing. In the past, it was perfectly normal and even a time-honored tradition for a gentleman to carry a hip flask containing his favorite drip. Revive this great tradition and give this stunning and exclusive Simpler Life – Great Ideas for Your Life Gold Flask for Liquor. The flask is made from top-grade stainless steel with WELL DESERVED engraved on the front as a reminder that promotions are indeed earned, not just awarded. For a flask that will set you above the pack, this is the perfect gift idea and comes packed in a stylish gift box with a luxurious black sating lining. There is also a convenient funnel to ensure you don’t spill any of your precious brew.
Exclusive, classy, unique, cool, pocket drinking flasks
Engraved with WELL DESERVED on the front
Made from top-grade stainless steel
Luxurious black satin gift packaging
Perfect gift idea
- BrandSimpler Life – Great Ideas For Your Life
- Weight4.8 ounces
For a daily reminder that everything is as it should be, this coffee mug by Willcallyou is a fun way to start your busy day. The message on the coffee mug is both motivational and humorous to put a smile on your face as you get your caffeine hit. This is an 11OZ durable mug with the message printed on both sides in premium ink so the message won’t fade, even after continuous use and washing in a dishwasher. It’s 100% safe for the microwave too. This unique gift is ideal for any occasion for someone at the office, be it a promotion, birthday or after landing a big client. It is delivered and protected in its own individual box which also makes it easier to wrap.
11 OZ durable coffee mug.
Delivered and protected in its individual box
Printed on both sides with premium ink
100% safe for dishwasher and microwave
Unique gift for every occasion, party or gifts for the office
- Weight11.2 ounces
A new job or promotion is the ultimate confidence booster and you can now assert yourself in a comic way with this MYOSPARK Job Keychain. The message is hand stamped with the message: Step 1 Get A Promotion, Step 2 Take Over The World. You can’t send a more humorous and assertive message than that. The keychain is made from hypo-allergenic stainless steel and it comes in a stunning velvet bag making it a great gift for a coworker, friend or partner. Get one for yourself as well and let everyone around you know you mean business.
Capricious inspirational quote
Made from hypo-allergenic stainless steel
Great gift for a new job, promotion or other celebration
Gift packaged in a deluxe velvet bag
- Weight0.64 ounces
Anyone can carry around a briefcase, but documents, files, pens, and other implements can become tossed around making you waste precious time and look less than perfect when you start taking things out at that all-important meeting. With this Blue Summit Supplies Executive PU Leather Zipper Portfolio, you can neatly organize everything you need and expertly take things out as you need them. This stunning and professional-looking portfolio lets you carry everything you need and prevents the mess you may usually find in a briefcase. It has slots for everything from your business cards, pens, tablets and more. Next time you are traveling for business, you can get all your material together and neatly stash it in your suitcase and that means less bulky luggage. Whether you’re buying this for a friend or for yourself, it’s an ideal way to add value to your promotion.
Let’s you carry your portfolio like a pro
Holds everything you need for your business meetings
Prevents documents and files from becoming lost
Great for business trips, interviews, and presentations
Includes slots for business cards, pens, tablets and more
- BrandBlue Summit Supplies
- Weight2.2 pounds
Most promotions come with some sort of celebration so give the gift that will be remembered for the right reasons. This Sassy Cups stainless steel stemless wine glass is great for all those office parties. This is a glass tumbler with a clear lid and a reusable straw. It is completely shatterproof and portable so you can take it to office picnics as well. This cute wine glass has a great inspirational message to remind the recipient that their hard work and determination has paid off. It’s also insulated so you can keep your cool, and your drink cool, when everyone else is overheating. It also makes a cool gift for wine lovers.
12 oz Stainless Steel Wine Glass with Lid
Glass Tumbler with clear lid & reusable straw
Inspirational quote on the front
Shatterproof and portable
Unbreakable and insulated
Ideal gift for job promotions, new jobs and graduation
- Weight8 ounces
Some of the best gifts are thoughtful ones like this Homesick Scented Candle with the message “New Job” printed on the container. This particular candle features notes of leather and cinnamon which are both comforting and soothing. They are made from all-natural soy wax right in the USA and they are hand-poured in small batches. Not like those mass-produced commercial candles. It has a 60 to 80 burning time so you can surround yourself with the soothing and exotic scent of cinnamon, laced with a bit of manly leather. The simple design looks great with any office or home decor so you can be sure your recipient won’t need to hide this great gift in a corner.
Notes of Leather and Cinnamon
60-80 hour burn time
All-natural soy wax
Made in the USA
Hand-poured in small batches
- Weight1.35 pounds
Step into the boardroom looking like a boss with this JCT Hardcover Organizer Notebook. This organizer and notebook in one are the epitome of elegance and style while maintaining functionality. Made from high-quality faux leather, it holds everything you need to walk into a meeting and have everything you need right at your fingertips. It can easily hold the paper in place and you can add or remove any pages as needed. There is even a special compartment for your phone and this includes a bonus touch screen pen. Once you’re done, you can simply fold everything over and walk away with a nice, neat bundle.
Elegant design meets style and function
Made from high-quality faux leather
Special compartment for phone
Easy to hold, add or remove the paper
Holds everything you need for a meeting or business travel
Includes touch screen pen
- Weight1.67 pounds
If you really want to impress your new CEO then this flybold Whiskey Decanter Set will ensure he knows your name. This is a stunning and unique decanter shaped like the world globe and even has a custom-designed ship inside, for extra flare. This masterpiece is hand blown work from a skilled artisan and is the perfect conversation starter. The attention to detail is amazing and will become the centerpiece of any office or boardroom. This gorgeous decanter holds 850 ml of your favorite whiskey, rum or vodka and comes with a stopper and funnel to complete the look, it is set on a beautiful mahogany-finished stand. The whiskey glass is certified safe and lead-free so apart from being safe, you can be certain it won’t ruin the taste of top-notch spirits. This is the gift that will grace the office for years and always look impressive.
Stunning decanter with stopper and funnel
Perfect conversation starter
Skilled artisan’s handblown masterpiece
Custom designed ship inside the decanter
Certified safe and lead-free
Perfect gift for the newly appointed executive
- Brand flybold
- Weight1.55 pounds
There are no set rules for buying gifts to celebrate a job promotion and depending on your relationship with the person who has just been promoted, you may not need to bring a gift at all. However, if you’re a CEO and you’ve decided to reward a loyal, hard-working employee with a job promotion, it’s nice to combine the promotion with a unique give like some of the ones featured in this selection. Of course, if you’re working for a manager who has just become a senior manager, it’s worthwhile considering a gift to let them know you’re part of his team.
Family and friends also appreciate having all of their hard work and dedication recognized so don’t neglect to bring a gift to the family dinner celebrating the job promotion. Being generous doesn’t mean breaking the bank and keep in mind that there will come a day when you too will be promoted at work and this will give your colleagues a chance to reciprocate your generosity.