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Have $300 to spend from my firm on home office accessories! Honestly at a loss to figure out what to get... Already have great chair/standing desk, keyboard, mouse, headphones, monitor. What can you all not work without?

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Or you could buy something, get your reimbursement, then return it?

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Lmao wow that’s such a terrible process. Your company is making it harder on themselves. Sorry OP

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Get another monitor/mount?

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Get some fresh kicks to rock at the standing desk (for arch support). Or a sweet rug for your office that ‘helps with sound quality while you are in calls’

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I’d get a better monitor if you don’t have a great one already

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Another monitor?

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Can you pocket the money? If you can just do that and throw it into an ETF.

I like how you think. It's bought thru the company so I'd have to get it, and then resell

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Docking station

A dope speaker or super nice whiteboard or desk plants, decor (bobble heads/finger games when you get bored on calls)

So $300 on various fidget toys... Got it

Is it going to be an Amazon gift card? Or a similar gift card? Not the most ethical strategy, but you can just buy something temporarily for 300 dollars, and then sell it on fb or just send it back and then reuse the money for other item?

It's items bought by company so the $300 isn't so liquid

We're over one year in. They should let you submit past expenses for reimbursement..

A portable monitor. Love some afternoon weather outside with 2 screens

I have the HP s14 elite display. Powers through usb c on your laptop. Pretty solid in daylight outside

Since you have to use it or lose it; Speakers or a Jabra? Perhaps anything you can transition to a traveling tool once we're back to that model? Monitor arm if you don't already have one just to get the stand off your desk. What about lamps if you can get that. Consider lights to put behind your monitor for some back lighting or one that lights up your monitor, both to reduce eye strain. Charging docks, cable organizers, desk organization stuff in general. Check out desk setup videos on YouTube to get some ideas. If you have a desktop and you share your monitor(s) between your work laptop, a kvm switch would be useful if you have the right setup.

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