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< p> 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. In < i> Getting from College to Career< /i> , Lindsey Pollak offers the first definitive guide to building the experience, skills, and confidence you need < i> before< /i> starting your first major job search. Her 90 action-oriented tips include strategies ranging from the simple to the expert, including: < /p> < ul> < li> Avoid the biggest mistake in career prep and job hunting< /li> < li> Subscribe to a daily newspaper< /li> < li> E-mail like a professional< /li> < li> Make every event a networking success< /li> < li> Practice the eight essentials of internship achievement< /li> < li> Perform five minutes of stand-up< /li> < li> Overprepare for interviews< /li> < li> Persist< /li> < /ul> < p> < i> Getting from College to Career< /i> 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 < /p>

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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. In Getting from College to Career, Lindsey Pollak offers the first definitive guide to building the experience, skills, and confidence you need before starting your first major job search. Her 90 action-oriented tips include strategies ranging from the simple to the expert, including:
  • Avoid the biggest mistake in career prep and job hunting
  • Subscribe to a daily newspaper
  • E-mail like a professional
  • Make every event a networking success
  • Practice the eight essentials of internship achievement
  • Perform five minutes of stand-up
  • Overprepare for interviews
  • Persist

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!

About the Author

Lindsey Pollak is a writer, editor, and speaker specializing in career advice for young professionals. She is the coauthor of two career advice books and has written for Marie Claire magazine and Metro New York newspaper. Lindsey frequently speaks at universities and corporations across the country. She is a graduate of Yale University.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780061142598
Author:
Pollak, Lindsey
Publisher:
Collins
Author:
by Lindsey Pollak
Subject:
Vocational Guidance
Subject:
College students
Subject:
Careers - General
Subject:
Careers
Subject:
College students -- United States.
Subject:
College students -- Vocational guidance.
Subject:
General Juvenile Fiction
Subject:
Business-Careers
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade PB
Publication Date:
20070431
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from PreS to 2
Language:
English
Pages:
320
Dimensions:
8 x 5.3125 in 17.78 oz
Age Level:
from 4 to 7

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"Synopsis" by , 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. In Getting from College to Career, Lindsey Pollak offers the first definitive guide to building the experience, skills, and confidence you need before starting your first major job search. Her 90 action-oriented tips include strategies ranging from the simple to the expert, including:
  • Avoid the biggest mistake in career prep and job hunting
  • Subscribe to a daily newspaper
  • E-mail like a professional
  • Make every event a networking success
  • Practice the eight essentials of internship achievement
  • Perform five minutes of stand-up
  • Overprepare for interviews
  • Persist

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!

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