You’ve seen them at their best and at their worst. But what will always be remembered are the times they have lead and stood up for what they believed in and how they have served as an inspiration to many. There’s no better time to make your boss feel most appreciated than the day they will retire.
Here are 18 retirement gift ideas for that boss you’ll surely miss:
You would surely be remembered by your boss each time he makes a purchase and reach out for this stylish wallet that you gave him for his retirement. Made of genuine cow leather, you may choose between brown or black depending on his preference. This wallet is placed in a beautiful wooden box ready to be handed to your boss. Make this gift extra special by engraving the wallet and the wooden box with his name.
2. Travel Mug
With no other promotion to look forward to, your boss would be happy to showcase this travel mug that says it all: “Promoted to Retirement.” His many years spent at work will be well rewarded by lots of time and resources to be able to do what he’s been wanting to do and yes, travel to places he’s always dreamed of. This travel mug can hold up to 14 oz of liquid and has an easy grip-handle and thumb rest. It is made out of stainless steel and will definitely stay with your boss for a very long time.
He’s got all the time to attend parties and reconnect with friends now that he’s retired. Whether attending a gathering with close friends or simply visiting a friend, this personalized wine carrier allows your boss to handle his wine in style. Crafted from leather, this wine carrier can hold your standard wine or champagne bottle. It can also be engraved with his name to make it even more special for your boss.
Make it a timeless gift by placing the picture of your boss in this elegant frame as home décor on the wall or tabletop display. With the RETIREMENT acronym specifying the advantages of being retired, it’s not just a constant reminder for him of the joys that retirement brings. He will definitely be reminded about you who thoughtfully gave him this special retirement gift. A simple gift that is sure to bring a smile on his face.
He’s definitely received and even bought expensive and jewelry adorned watches in the past. Why not give him something different this time. This lightweight watch made of bamboo would be the perfect retirement gift for him. Made from real bamboo and genuine leather, it comes with a brown leather strap and a natural wood case which can be personalized making your gift even more special. Definitely a gift he will remember you by and one that he can treasure for a long time.
He loves coffee and there’s no denying that. Now that he’s retiring, you would definitely miss the times he’s requested for one several times in a day. But then again, retirement awaits him and he will find himself exactly doing what this sign says: “Retirement - World’s longest coffee break”. Let him have this retirement gift as a home wall décor that will definitely remind him of you, the happy days ahead and the limitless coffee breaks he would have.
Equip your boss with all the tools he would need as he enjoys his bottle of wine or shall we say bottles of wine now that he’s retired. This seven-piece wine set includes a mechanical bottle opener, wine pourer, bottle stopper, clamp and drip ring, and a thermometer. All housed in a beautiful box which can be engraved with a sentimental message, ready to be handed to your retiring boss.
Your retiring lady boss would truly love this ceramic plaque hanging on her wall. This plaque is handmade and formed with soft pliable clay. Each one is made of natural colored stoneware clay and is decorated individually with blueberry floral pattern. It has a baked on glossy finish with dark blue lettering. What’s more is that it is beautifully packaged and ready to be handed as a gift to a special boss you want to show appreciation to before she retires.
For the boss who loves to cook or simply take care of his home garden, this personalized man apron would be the perfect retirement gift. Now that he’s got all the time to cook his favorite dishes for friends and family, this apron would definitely come handy for him. This apron is made of constructed waxed canvas and accented with leather. It comes with three front pockets and adjustable straps for the waist and the neck. Truly a practical and functional gift he will use for a long time.
Retirement does not always have to be a sad time. Saying goodbye to your boss could be fun and exciting as you give him this book on “101 Fun Things To Do In Retirement.” He will never have to run out of ideas on what to do with all the time waiting for him as he retires. His love for life and laughter will definitely be awakened as he reads through this book thoughtfully given by you for this memorable moment of his life.
Retirement does not mean graduating from looking dapper. Your boss is definitely not one who would let retirement steal that away from him. The essential debonair look won’t be complete without these personalized cuff links. It makes a perfect accessory for that neat, smart and stylish look he’s always wanted to project even after he has retired. Personalize it by placing his initials on it and make it an extra special retirement gift for your boss.
Her schedule won’t be full of endless meetings and deadlines anymore. She will have all the time to do the things she loves and yes to rest all she wants. Giving her this unique decorative pillow will be a welcome addition to her special couch or bed. Made of polyester canvas with the look, touch and feel of cotton, this pillow is plump, full and durable. A gift she will definitely treasure for a long time.
With a lot of time in his hands, he can start working on projects he’s put on hold for a very long time. This personalized toolbox set is perfect for the starter handyman. Your boss would be more than happy to be equipped with tools of his trade -hammer, pliers, wrench, drill bits and many more. All housed in a beautiful wooden box that can be personalized with his name.
14. Wine Glass
Give your boss a retirement gift he’ll remember you by with this durable and lightweight wine glass. This awesome gift comes with a crisp detailed design that will never rub off or chip. Handmade, securely wrapped and packaged in a sturdy gift box, it’s all set to be handed as a memorable gift to a boss who has been an inspiration to many and one who deserves all the best in the world.
It is time to sit back, relax and enjoy. Something your boss will have to get used to in the coming days after he retires from work. Give him this constant reminder through this wooden wall décor. It is thin and made of lightweight wood material laser cut item that he can easily use as a home décor in any room for any wall type. You can even customize the size and pattern of this lovely wooden wall décor. A perfect retirement gift your boss will truly appreciate.
16. Coffee Mug
She may be retired and no longer a part of the workforce she had dedicated almost half of her life to. But that does not keep her from being reminded that she’s been one of the best bosses one could ever have. Remind her of that fact each day as you give her this durable coffee mug. With the words, “World’s Best Boss” printed on both sides with premium ink that will not fade over the years, you’re sure you’ve given her a gift she will treasure for the years to come.
Her presence in the office will be truly missed now that she’s retiring. There’s no better way to let her know that than by giving her this retirement key chain with the words, “Work Will Suck Without You.” Made of high-quality stainless steel, this key chain has a high polished smooth surface with a zinc alloy Starfish charm. This is one meaningful and sentimental retirement gift your boss will truly appreciate.
There’s no one like her as a boss and definitely, no one can replace her in your heart. Let your boss know how much you appreciate her leadership and inspiration as you give her this bracelet with two options of wordings. The bracelet is made of stainless steel and zircon. It comes in a beautiful gift box and jewelry pouch ready to be handed to the most amazing boss you’ve ever had.