Give job hunters the gift of success with these presents

Nov 30, 2015 at 1:07 p.m. ET
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Is a fulfilling job at the top of your holiday wish list? Well, your loved ones — and even dear old St. Nick — probably can't give you a new job. However, there are several items that will help you land a job quicker. We’ve done the research! Here are several items that may rank high on a job seeker’s gift list. Each one of these things can help inspire and motivate you to get your job search mojo headed in the right direction.

1. Fierce technical skills

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Enhance your technical skills to increase your marketability. When it comes to online technical training, Lynda.com is one of the best. Courses start at $20 per month.

2. A platform to showcase your knowledge

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A blog is a great way to show your command of a particular topic. If you don’t enjoy writing, you can curate articles from experts. Visit WordPress to get started.

3. Professional association membership

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The gift of an association membership enables you to connect with colleagues and stay on top of the latest news in your industry.

4. New interview suit

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The cut of this Tahari ASL three-button faux-leather trim skirt suit gives you a professional look, perfect for the interview, and the touch of faux leather gives you a bit of style to set you apart from the competition.(Macy's, $75)

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