Not all grads, nor gifts for grads, are equal. When looking for a gift for grads who are entering the job market, think about what you can do to help advance the search for employment.
As the graduation celebrations die down, new graduates are often faced with the daunting reality of having to find a job. Luckily, theres lots of technology available that can make a job search easier. So if youre looking for the perfect graduation gift, keep these job-hunting tools in mind.
As any job hunter knows, it can be trying to sit at home day after day writing cover letters and sending out resumes. The whole process can be a little less agonizing, though, with a change of scenery.
Job hunters with laptops are free to relocate to a coffee shop, a park, or even just another room of the house.
If youre thinking about buying a laptop for your new grad, have a look at the Inspiron E1505 from Dell. This lightweight system is an Editors Choice with excellent processing power and plenty of memory—all for under $1000.
Much of todays job search process is done online. But once an interview is scheduled, its crucial to walk in with a clean, clear copy of a resume.
For great text quality in a printer, look to a laser like the HP LaserJet 1020. This monochrome system has exceptionally high print quality—a good choice for someone who prints lots of documents that have to look impressive.