Harper Business Books: Setting the Agenda on Work, Leadership, and Growth

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Format Details

  • Published:

    Apr 3, 2012
  • ISBN:

    9780062206381
  • Territory:

    US, Canada, Open Market
  • List Price:

    $13.99 US$12.76 CAN

Book Title and Author Byline

Getting from College to Career Revised Edition

Your Essential Guide to Succeeding in the Real World

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Product Description and Author Information

About the Book

Get Ready for the Real World

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. Now newly revised and updated, Lindsey Pollak’s Getting from College to Career is the definitive guide to building the experience, skills, and confidence you need to succeed in the job search, offering action-oriented tips and strategies ranging from the simple to the expert. Learn how to:

  • Get the best tools for career prep and job hunting
  • E-mail like a professional
  • Go global
  • Practice the eight essentials of internship achievement
  • Perform five minutes of stand-up
  • Overprepare for interviews
  • Persist without being a pest

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

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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

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

“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

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

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