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  • Published:

    Jan 31, 2012
  • ISBN:

    9780062069276
  • Pages:

    352
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Book Title and Author Byline

Getting from College to Career Rev Ed

Your Essential Guide to Succeeding in the Real World

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About the Book

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

—Time.com

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

Campus Career Advisor

Getting from College to Career by Career Expert and Global Spokesperson for LinkedIn, Lindsey Pollak, is an insightful, essential world guide for college students and recent graduates who are preparing to embark upon a career beyond the university walls. Now newly revised to reflect the most recent changes in the economy and job market, these “90 things to do before you join the real world” will give every young grad a head start, providing essential information for adapting to and succeeding in a marketplace that is now more competitive than ever.

About the Author

Lindsey Pollak

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Lindsey Pollak is the leading expert on succeeding in today's multigenerational workplace, and the New York Times bestselling author of Becoming the Boss: New Rules for the Next Generation of Leaders, Getting from College to Career: Your Essential Guide to Succeeding in the Real World, and The Remix: How to Lead and Succeed in the Multigenerational Workplace. She was named in the 2020 Thinkers50 Radar List of global management thinkers whose work is shaping the future of how organizations are managed and led. Her speaking audiences and consulting clients have included over 250 corporations, law firms, conferences, and universities, including Aetna, Citi, Estee Lauder, GE, Google, JP Morgan, LinkedIn, PwC, Yale, Harvard, Wharton and Stanford. She has been featured on the Today show, CNN, and NPR, and in the New York Times and Wall Street Journal. She is a graduate of Yale University.

Reviews

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

“I find Lindsey’s advice on how to stand apart from the competition to be extremely valuable - especially as it relates to entrepreneurs…Getting From College to Career is a great read and a book I thoroughly enjoyed!” —Cari Sommer, Forbes.com

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

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