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“Millennial or not, there are basic things that haven’t changed throughout the years to look professional and ace the job interview and can be used even after you land the position,” Porter says. “Stationery that is professional in an understated color is one of those things and makes an ideal, sophisticated gift.” Laura Ashley personalized notecards are perfect gifts for college graduates to mail handwritten thank you notes to recruiters, employers, and gift givers.
Laura Ashley thank you notes, $12.50 for 10, PaperStyle.com.
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For men and women alike, career counselor Michelle Dubow of Northeastern University suggests personalized, monogrammed briefcases and business bags. “Bags with initials are some of the best gifts for college graduates if they’ll be traveling to and from work each day,” she shares. This canvas and suede travel bag is gender neutral, easy to carry, and fits the work-bound essentials.
Travel Tour bag, $79, personalcreations.com.