To motivate and retain top talent in the virtual workplace, many companies use custom gift boxes for remote employees on occasions such as:
- Remote employee onboarding
- Virtual holiday parties
- Birthdays & work anniversaries
- Offsites & retreats
A perfectly curated and decorated gift box is one of the best ways to surprise and delight remote employees. Custom gift boxes are an ideal way to show employee appreciation and convey support during difficult times. They also provide a memorable unboxing experience that can help elevate a virtual event or celebration.
Some of the best gift boxes for remote employees include:
Snack Gift Boxes for Remote Employees
The one thing that most remote workers actually miss about working in an office? Free snacks.
Keep them well-fed in the comfort of their own home with these delicious, customizable deluxe snack boxes.
This classic snack gift box features six fun snack-themed pins, a personalized gift card, and a bounty of delicious gourmet and artisan snacks from purveyors like Martin’s Handmade Pretzels; Byrd’s Cookie Company; Poppy Handcrafted Popcorn; Fusion Jerky; Little Apple Treats; Giddy Up Nuts; and Legally Addictive Foods.
Cookies + Crumbs
One of our most popular employee gift boxes, the Cookies + Crumbs box features a mouth-watering selection of gourmet cookies from bakeries like Grey Ghost Bakery, Legally Addictive Foods, Persephone Bakery, Byrd’s Cookie Company, and Little Apple Treats. It also includes a customizable Crumbee Desktop Vacuum – perfect for cleaning up crumbs after a midday snack. Everything is packaged in a cookie themed gift box with personalized gift card.
Pass The Remote
Level-up your snacking game with an assortment of binge-worthy treats and custom blue light blocking glasses. Includes Bruce Julian Heritage Foods Honey Sriracha Couch Mix, Taos Bakes CosmoNuts Citrus Glazed Pecans, The Good Crisp Sour Cream & Onion Potato Crisps, South Forty Snacks Seeds & Salt Giant Sunflower Seeds, and a pair of universal blue light blocking glasses with customized case. Everything comes packaged in a gift box that has been decorated to look like a retro TV display.
Movie Night Gourmet Popcorn Gift Set
A healthier gourmet snack box option. Includes a customizable W&P Popcorn Popper; all natural, gluten free popcorn seasonings from Stonewall Kitchen in bold, sweet & spicy flavors; and three different types of non-GMO popcorn kernels (white gold, ruby red & sweet tricolor).
Wellness Gift Boxes for Remote Employees
Companies that value the health and wellbeing of their employees understand the need to address burnout and remote work fatigue before it becomes a problem. Our favorite wellness care packages for remote workers include:
Modern Sprout Take Care Kits
These beautifully packaged gift sets from Modern Sprout feature self-care items like aromatherapy diffusers and roll-ons, mindfulness timers, botanical sugar scrubs and facial mists – plus everything you need to grow your own healing plant. Choose from aloe vera, lavender or sunflower.
Moment of Calm Gift Set
Help them rest and recharge during a stressful project with this relaxing and grounding gift set. The Moment of Calm gift set arrives in a recyclable Kraft gift box and includes the Relax & Restore Blackout Eye Mask, R&R Sound Machine, and Modern Sprout Lavender Grow Kit.
Refreshing Gift Boxes for Remote Employees
Coffee, tea, and mocktails (or cocktails) …a well-hydrated employee is a happy employee.
MiiR Pourigami & Camp Cup Gift Set
The MiiR Pourigami is a portable, collapsible pour-over coffee dripper that’s perfect for traveling (or making delicious, gourmet coffee in your home office). This gift box also includes a MiiR vacuum insulated camp cup.
MiiR is a Climate Neutral Certified company known for their high quality, sustainable drinkware designs. Because MiiR gives at least 1% of revenue to nonprofit organizations, every MiiR product comes with a Give Code that allows you to experience the story behind your purchase.
This posh gift box includes Big Heart Tea Co. Cup of Sunshine Tea (anti-inflammatory herbal tea); Grey Ghost Bakery Lemon Sugar Cookies; Savannah Bee Company Raw Acacia Honey Straws; Little Apple Treats Apple Cider Candy Cap Caramels; Persephone Bakery Wild West Animal Grahams; and a speckled enamel mug (preprinted with “Tea Time”). The contents are packaged in a lovely, customizable gift box with gift card.
The Mixologist Gift Box
Make your virtual happy hour event much more special with the Mixologist Gift Box. Includes a personalized two-sided stainless steel bar jigger along with Jack Rudy Classic Tonic Syrup, Grenadine, and Aromatic Bitters. Everything comes packaged in a chic gift box with gift card.
Travel & Adventure Gift Boxes for Remote Employees
These gift boxes are perfect for frequent business travelers and digital nomads alike.
Basecamp Hanging Out Gift Set
This two-piece gift set includes the 40 Oz. Basecamp double wall vacuum insulated Mega SP Tundra bottle and the 210T nylon/polyester Basecamp travel hammock. Hammock colors include blue/gray, red, or black/gray.
Available in all black or denim, this travel gift set is perfect for traveling employees or new hires. Includes the Presidio Pack, Merchant Luggage Tag, Main Post Personal Organizer, Fort Point Dopp, Ruckman Roll, and Hitchcock Passport Holder.
Culinary Gift Boxes for Remote Employees
Pair these culinary-themed gift boxes with virtual cooking lessons for an extraordinary gift for beginning home cooks and bakers.
Dinner in the Box
Everything they need to make a delicious Italian pasta dinner at home is included in this customizable gift box with personalized gift card. Sfoglini Radiator Pasta; Jar Goods Classic Red Sauce; Prohibited Provisions Italian Herb Blend; Georgetown Pantry Olive Oil; Soberdough Herb & Foccacia Mix; plus a customizable bamboo spoon and Luxe Oven Mitt.
Wake & Bake
This fun breakfast-themed gift box includes a custom bamboo serving & cutting board and gourmet breakfast goods like Callie’s Hot Little Biscuit Buttermilk Biscuit Mix; Raspberry Smash Jam; Morris Kitchen Bloody Mary Mixer; and Savannah Bee Honey Straws.
Twist & Salt
Featuring a gourmet soft pretzel baking mix, which yields eight soft pretzels, this fun culinary gift box also comes with a 4 oz jar of Mustard and Co.’s classic dipping mustard and a laser-engraved wooden bottle opener.
An elegant holiday gift box idea, this modern Acacia wood cheese board and serving set provides everything needed for presenting a fancy appetizer or charcuterie snack – including the ultra-trendy butter board. The cutting surface opens to reveal the elegant serving set (stainless steel with acacia wood handles) conveniently stored below. Easy magnetic closure. Gift box included.
Additional Gift Box Ideas for Remote Employees
For additional work from home gift box ideas, check out our guide to Employee Welcome Kits, which includes a list of the best gift boxes and bundles for remote employee onboarding.
Build your own gift box. The best gift boxes for employees are full of useful and attractive quality items. For a truly custom gift, we’ll bundle and kit products – including tech accessories and custom apparel – from the Metron Branding shop and ship them anywhere in the world.