Getting from College to Career: Your Essential Guide to Succeeding in the Real World

Getting from College to Career: Your Essential Guide to Succeeding in the Real World

by Lindsey Pollak
     
 

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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

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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!

Editorial Reviews

Metro New York
“Pollak’s thorough research reveals some startling facts that the modern job-searcher may be overlooking.”
Time.com
“A well-written, lively and easy to follow guide.”
Campus Career Advisor
“Perfect for today’s students, who inevitably want what they want (and only that!) when they want it.”

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780062206381
Publisher:
HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date:
04/03/2012
Sold by:
HARPERCOLLINS
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
352
Sales rank:
708,560
File size:
463 KB

Meet 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.

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