Millennial and Multigernational Workplace Expert and Speaker, Lindsey Pollak's Blog

Millennial and Multigenerational Workplace Expert Lindsey Pollak's blog covers future of work topics. Dive in below to learn how to navigate these unprecedented times in the workplace.

THE BLOG

How to Become an Indispensable Employee with Bruce Tulgan

July 16, 2020

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At the beginning of July 2020, there were approximately 17.8 million people unemployed in the United States. In the face of sweeping layoffs and shutdowns, the economy feels wild and unpredictable. When managers are forced to make tough decisions, you don’t want to be the one finding a pink slip on your (virtual) desk. The […]

A Professional Recruiter’s Top 5 Insider Tips for Stress-free Networking and Interviewing

July 10, 2020

Getting a job in 2020 is a daunting task. But despite the unknowns of the economy and pandemic and the impersonal nature of a fully virtual job search, there is still one, timeless strategy I recommend to job seekers: networking.  For expertise on this important topic, I interviewed Catherine Hall, a professional recruiter who’s been […]

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Managing the Multigenerational Law Firm

July 2, 2020

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This article originally appeared in Law Practice Today June 2020. While law will always be among the more conventional industries, successful firms know that they have to pivot to meet the needs of new generations of employees. I frequently work with law firms on multigenerational workplace success plans and have been impressed with many firms’ […]

My Internship Was Canceled Because of Coronavirus. Now, What Do I Do?

June 25, 2020

Recently, I’ve given advice to college graduates looking for jobs in one of the most stressful and unprecedented economies in history. That’s not an exaggeration.  But graduates aren’t the only young people dealing with the fallout of the pandemic. Many college freshmen, sophomores and juniors have had plans canceled as well. Many of you were […]

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Should College Graduates Accept Job Offers with Lower Salaries during the Coronavirus Pandemic?

June 22, 2020

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In this post, I respond to a concern I’ve heard from many college graduates entering the job market during the coronavirus pandemic. College graduates tell me that they are torn between taking any job offer available and holding out for a salary that meets their expectations. They know the economy is weak, but at the […]

Amplifying Black Women’s Voices

June 16, 2020

This is not a time of business as usual. Like so many of you, over the past few weeks I’ve been dedicating significant time and attention to supporting the Black Lives Matter movement, learning more about and from Black Americans and taking action to promote and financially support the organizations working for racial justice in […]

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3 Practical Tips for Overcoming Productivity FOMO during the Coronavirus Downturn

May 28, 2020

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When it comes to working from home, I’ve noticed that the number one enemy of productivity is social media. I hear this from college interns. I hear it from direct managers. I’m not immune either – you should see me scroll through Twitter during the Oscars season. Americans spend an average of 2.35 hours every […]

Finding Practical Tips for Overcoming Productivity FOMO during the Coronavirus Downturn

MSNBC Q&A: How College Graduates Can Make Their Job Applications Stand out during Coronavirus

May 21, 2020

I recently had the opportunity to join an MSNBC Q&A panel, where members of the college Class of 2020 shared their fears and uncertainties about entering the current job market.  The panel addressed many topics, including graduates’ emotional health, the state of scientific research in the age of social distancing and tactics for landing a […]

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