Getting from College to Career: Your Essential Guide to Succeeding in the Real World (Google eBook)

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HarperCollins, Apr 3, 2012 - Business & Economics - 352 pages
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Get Ready for the Real World

How do you get a job without experience and get experience without a job? Itís the question virtually every college student or recent graduate faces. Now newly revised and updated, Lindsey Pollakís 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. Donít start your first job search without it!

  

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Review: Getting from College to Career: 90 Things to Do Before You Join the Real World, Revised Edition

User Review  - Alexandria - Goodreads

I found this book to be incredibly informative. I have underlined, starred and dog eared many pages in this book to reference in the future. The book covers 90 tips on things a person can do and ... Read full review

Review: Getting from College to Career: 90 Things to Do Before You Join the Real World, Revised Edition

User Review  - Diana Dams - Goodreads

For someone currently in the process of joining the "real world" - this book has some great advice and reminders to aid in that transition. It is a relevant, up-to-date, and practical guide ... Read full review

Contents

INTRODUCTION
HOW TO GET THE MOST OUT OF THIS BOOK
Chapter 1
Chapter 2
Chapter 3
Chapter 4
Chapter 5
Chapter 6
Chapter 8
Chapter 9
Chapter 10
RESOURCES
AUTHORS NOTE
ACKNOWLEDGMENTS
Copyright
About the Publisher

Chapter 7

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About the author (2012)

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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