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Getting from College to Career - by Lindsey Pollak (Paperback)

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  • "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!)
  • Author(s): Lindsey Pollak
  • 352 Pages
  • Business + Money Management, Careers

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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."



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"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.



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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!



Review Quotes




"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

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

"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


Dimensions (Overall): 7.9 Inches (H) x 5.2 Inches (W) x .9 Inches (D)
Weight: .6 Pounds
Suggested Age: 22 Years and Up
Number of Pages: 352
Genre: Business + Money Management
Sub-Genre: Careers
Publisher: Harper Business
Format: Paperback
Author: Lindsey Pollak
Language: English
Street Date: January 31, 2012
TCIN: 13585835
UPC: 9780062069276
Item Number (DPCI): 248-69-0290
Origin: Made in the USA or Imported
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