Getting from College to Career Third Edition: Your Essential Guide to Succeeding in the Real World (Paperback)

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Getting from College to Career Third Edition: Your Essential Guide to Succeeding in the Real World (Paperback)


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The third edition of the essential guide for college students and recent graduates to help them prepare for starting their career—now revised and updated for Gen Z to reflect the realities of the current job market.

How do you get a job without experience and get experience without a job? It’s the question virtually every college student and recent graduate faces. With the rise of hybrid work, advances in artificial intelligence, and ever-shifting economic circumstances, the situation for aspiring Gen Z professionals has never been more challenging. But there is help.

Lindsey Pollak’s Getting from College to Career is the definitive guide to building the experience, skills, and confidence you need to tackle today’s fast-moving job search, offering action-oriented tips and strategies ranging from the simple to the expert.

Revised with new material, this third edition includes up-to-date advice on how to:

  • Use the best digital and mobile tools – including AI -- for career prep and job hunting
  • E-mail, text, and Zoom like a professional
  • Interview in person and virtually
  • Reskill and upskill for “jobs of the future"
  • Manage your mental health through career ups and downs
  • And more

Getting from College to Career gives you the cutting-edge 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!

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.

Product Details ISBN: 9780063349384
ISBN-10: 0063349388
Publisher: Harper Business
Publication Date: September 10th, 2024
Pages: 416
Language: English

“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.” —

“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,