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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.

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

July 10, 2020

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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 […]

3 Practical Tips for Overcoming Productivity FOMO during the Coronavirus Downturn

May 28, 2020

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 […]

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Finding Practical Tips for Overcoming Productivity FOMO during the Coronavirus Downturn

15 Expert LinkedIn Strategies to Impress Recruiters and Land A Job Now

May 14, 2020

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I recently hosted two former colleagues, Omar Garriott and Jeremy Schifeling of the LinkedIn Guys, on The Work Remix Podcast. The three of us worked together during my LinkedIn consulting days, and in this episode, we discuss how you can use LinkedIn to land a job, even in today’s challenging climate. Is your LinkedIn profile […]

The Monthly Remix: How Graduates Can Find a Job during COVID-19, Multigenerational Company Training, Self-Care and Managing Employees through Uncertainty

May 4, 2020

Welcome to the Monthly Work Remix, where I answer career and workplace questions submitted by professionals like you. Every month, I adapt episodes of my podcast, The Work Remix, into a reader-friendly advice column. Click the links below to stream the individual episodes and hear my answers in greater detail. Episode 10 – How to […]

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Can College Graduates Still Find Jobs during the Coronavirus Shutdown?

April 16, 2020

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As a college senior, your summer job outlook has likely turned on its head because of coronavirus. In January, you were looking forward to finishing your last round of finals and celebrating with friends and family. Now, social distancing has canceled graduation ceremonies and shut down most businesses across the country. I want you to […]

The Monthly Remix: Dealing with Job Insecurity During Coronavirus, Tips for Managing Remote Workers, Millennial “Common Sense” and Creating a Culture of Apprenticeship

April 6, 2020

Welcome to the Monthly Work Remix, where I answer career and workplace questions submitted by professionals like you. Every month, I’ll adapt episodes of my brand new podcast, The Work Remix, into a reader-friendly advice column. Click the links below to stream the individual episodes and hear my answers in greater detail. Note that some […]

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What Should I Do If I Think I Am Going to Lose My Job Because of the Coronavirus Pandemic?

March 26, 2020

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It is an understatement to say that we are living in frightening and uncertain times.  As the economy plunges, millions of people have already lost their jobs and many others are wondering if they are going to lose their jobs in the coming weeks and months.  Although the situations are obviously very different, I lived […]

Your Monthly Remix: Job Advice, Millennials and Asking for Feedback

February 10, 2020

Welcome to my first Advice Column, where I answer workplace questions submitted by professionals just like you. Every week, I will adapt three episodes of my brand new podcast, The Work Remix.  Click the links below to stream the individual episodes and hear my answers in greater detail. Episode 1 – “Why Employers Should Care […]

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