Getting from College to Career

90 Things to Do Before You Join the Real World

By Lindsey Pollak
Collins Publishers, Paperback, 9780061142598, 292pp.

Publication Date: April 2007

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Description

How do you get a job without experience and get experience without a job? It's the question virtually every college student or recent graduate faces. In Getting from College to Career, Lindsey Pollak offers the first definitive guide to building the experience, skills, and confidence you need before starting your first major job search. Her 90 action-oriented tips include strategies ranging from the simple to the expert, including: Avoid the biggest mistake in career prep and job huntingSubscribe to a daily newspaperE-mail like a professionalMake every event a networking successPractice the eight essentials of internship achievementPerform five minutes of stand-upOverprepare for interviewsPersist

Getting from College to Career gives you the essential information and guidance you need to get your foot in the door of the real world. Don't start your first job search without it.




About the Author
Lindsey Pollak is a keynote speaker, corporate consultant, and internationally recognized expert on Millennial generation career and workplace issues. She is an official ambassador for LinkedIn and the author of Getting from College to Career: Your Essential Guide to Succeeding in the Real World. She also serves as the spokesperson for The Hartford's "My Tomorrow" campaign and chair of Cosmopolitan's Millennial Advisory Board. Forbes selected her career advice blog as one of the Top 100 Websites for Your Career. A graduate of Yale University, she lives in New York City.



Praise For Getting from College to Career

“Pollak’s thorough research reveals some startling facts that the modern job-searcher may be overlooking.”
-Metro New York

“Perfect for today’s students, who inevitably want what they want (and only that!) when they want it.”
-Campus Career Advisor

“A well-written, lively and easy to follow guide.”
-Time.com

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