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

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HarperCollins, Jan 31, 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

About the author (2012)

A writer, speaker, and consultant specializing in next generation career and workplace advice, Lindsey Pollak is a global spokesperson for LinkedIn and has been featured on NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams, the CBS Early Show, CNNís American Morning, NPRís Talk of the Nation, BusinessWeek.com, Forbes.com, the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, and other publications and media.

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