Help your friend who has their sights set on that corner office succeed with these business-focused gifts.
Polished Tie Clip – $20.75
Put the finishing touch on your friend’s professional look with a tie clip. Whether your friend is putting on their best suit for a presentation in class or for their first day at a new internship, they’ll appreciate this easy accessory that makes them look just a bit more polished.
Available at: Macy’s, 1201 G. St. NW.
Clear Business Card Holder – $2.32
Networking and business cards are staples in the business world, and surely your friend in the School of Business has a stack of brand new business cards waiting to be handed out. The clear plastic holder can keep 50 cards stowed away in one place so they don’t get scattered around or lost in wallets.
Available at: Staples, 1901 L St. NW.
“How to Win Friends and Influence People” – $9.79
In this timeless bestseller, Dale Carnegie lays out succinct strategies for socializing with different types of people. Originally published in 1936, the book continues to win admirers and influence popular culture. Your business-savvy friend will appreciate the networking tips on how to get people to like you, how to get people to change their minds and how to live a happier life.
Available at: Barnes & Noble, 2800 Clarendon Blvd. Arlington, VA.
This article appeared in the December 5, 2016 issue of the Hatchet.