This holiday season, 81 percent of workers who plan to buy gifts for colleagues expect to spend no more than $25 per present, according to CareerBuilder. The online jobs site's annual study polled more than 4,000 workers and 2,600 employers and asked them to share the most memorable gifts from co-workers. Among these presents -- a dolphin oven mitt, pictured here on sale for less than $25 on Shirtcity.com.
A book about kittens is one of the most memorable gifts from a co-worker, according to a recent survey by CareerBuilder.
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Jar of sand
Workers told CareerBuilder in a recent survey that they consider a jar of sand one of the most memorable gifts from a co-worker. Of the workers who participated in the recent study and plan to buy gifts for co-workers this holiday season, 10 percent plan to spend less than $5 per present.
A bottle of expired body lotion, one of the most memorable gifts from a co-worker according to a recent survey by CareerBuilder, appears in this image. According to the annual study, this holiday season 23 percent of workers plan to buy holidays gifts for co-workers, and 22 percent expect to buy presents for their bosses.
Co-worker's recorded songs
Workers recently reported to CareerBuilder that the most unforgettable holiday gifts include a CD of a co-worker's recorded songs. Thirty-eight percent of workers who participated in the annual study and plan to buy gifts for co-workers this year said that during the 2012 holiday season they will spend less than $10 per present.