Getting from College to Career: 90 Things to Do Before You Join the Real World

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9780061142598: Getting from College to Career: 90 Things to Do Before You Join 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. 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 huntingSubscribe to a daily newspaperE-mail like a professionalMake every event a networking successPractice the eight essentials of internship achievementPerform five minutes of stand-upOverprepare for interviewsPersist

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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Perfect for today's students, who inevitably want what they want (and only that!) when they want it. -- Campus Career Advisor

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

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

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

"Perfect for today's students, who inevitably want what they want (and only that!) when they want it."--Campus Career Advisor

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

"A well-written, lively and easy to follow guide."--Time.com

"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

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