11 Essentials You Need To Rock Your Dream Job

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We know how hard it is to land your dream job (read: serious patience, passion, hustle). So now that it’s in the bag (thanks to your killer interview and outfit to match), the next step is to have a stellar first day. Since what you bring with you is just as telling as how you present yourself, packing all the essentials for success is crucial. From a chic notebook to a sleek phone charger, we’ve lined up the desk-side staples you need to ensure you’re always prepared, punctual and productive. Shop our guide, and you’ll be ready for anything on day one and beyond.

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Office Essentials

Crossbody Bag with Contrast Flap

$70

Zara

Polished Satchel

Choose a neutral, elevated bag that's roomy enough to store meeting essentials while complementing any ensemble.

Year-less Planner

$28

Anthropologie

Daily Planner

A new job generally means a busy schedule. Keep track of your day-to-day tasks and meetings the old-fashioned way—on paper—with a clean, crisp date book.

Porous Point Pen Set

$2

Target

Sleek Pen Set

Be prepared and always have a chic writing utensil nearby. You never know when the boss will ask you to take notes.

Get It Together Pencil Pouch

$14

Ban.do

Printed Case

Use a compact pouch to store extras such as bobby pins, hair ties and lip balm.

La Boheme Leather Strap Watch

$99

CLUSE

Luxe Watch

Never lose track of time when you're sporting a polished timepiece with rose-gold hardware.

Busy Bee Panama Notebook

$75

Smythson

Elegant Notebook

Say hello to your new best friend, where you'll jot down your to-dos, meeting notes and goals.

Insulated Stainless Steel Water Bottle

$35

S'well

Chic Water Bottle

Keep yourself hydrated throughout the long workday with a sleek stainless-steel bottle.

Laptop Sleeve

$38

Poverty Flats

Laptop Sleeve

Keep your computer safe in style with this sleek alternative to a zip-up version.

Evil Eye Portable iPhone Charger

$45

Sonix

Portable Phone Charger

Stay connected on the go and never miss an e-mail, notification or invitation to office happy hour.

Rose Lined Tear-Off Notepad

$8

Rifle Paper Co

Tear-Off Notepad

Keep this rosy number by your side for when inspiration strikes, and you want to share your big ideas with others.

Slither Minimergency Kit

$18

Pinch Provisions

Mini Emergency Kit

Be prepared for anything with a tiny yet mighty bundle of life-saving goodies. From a stain remover to safety pins to pain reliever, you'll be thankful to have these essentials in hand.