10 Great Last Minute Gifts for the Job Seeker’s Soul

Posted: December 21st, 2010 | Author: | Filed under: Uncategorized | No Comments »

This holiday season buy a gift that will inspire, ignite and excite a job seeker’s soul.  Think about the last time you opened a present and were truly excited to receive it. The best part about gift giving is knowing the person and what to give them.
Looking for a new job, particularly in one of the worst economic climates since the Great Depression, brings about frustration, a lack of energy and exhaustion. Those who are employed might not understand how difficult and tiring it actually is to job search, albeit full-time or part-time.

Here are 10 great last-minute gift ideas for the today’s job seekers:

  1. 30 or 60-minute massage (aha, relaxation)
  2. Fandango movie gift certificates (2 hours of mind-numbing release)
  3. 30 day subscription to TheLadders.com premium service
  4. New briefcase
  5. Nordstrom gift card to buy a new interviewing outfit
  6. Gift certificate for a new market-focused resume
  7. The hottest new job search bookCareer Sudoku: 9 Ways to Win the Job Search Game”
  8. Fresh manicure (to use the day before an interview)
  9. Restaurant.com gift card (everyone deserves a night out)
  10. Babysitting services (for interview day or just to get away)

The best part about many of these is that you can log online, order the gift card and viola – shopping and the gift – are done in less than 10 minutes! Now that’s a holiday gift that makes both of you happy.



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