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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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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

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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Offering Online Trainings During the Coronavirus Pandemic? Make Sure You’re Reaching All Generations of Employees

April 9, 2020

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With much of the United States workforce sheltering in place, many work projects have been put on hold for the foreseeable future. In response, some companies have begun offering workplace training programs to make the best use of employee time.  Many of these trainings are distributed digitally, which makes some employers fear that only Millennials […]

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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Chatbots vs. Networking Luncheons: How to Develop Your Millennials’ Communication Skills for the Sales Workplace

March 12, 2020

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Chatbots and automatic sales funnels are all the rage in online marketing. You may have had a Millennial or Gen Z employee mention a new website widget in last week’s team meeting. Eyes beaming, they gushed about how their widget will warm leads while cutting down on work hours.

But doesn’t this miss the whole point of sales?

How to Change Your Boss’ Mind About a Promotion By Using a Growth Mindset

March 5, 2020

Did you ever take an IQ test during high school? Was your class ever separated into the “advanced” or “honors” section and the no-name “regular” section? The problem with these assessments is that they often lack context. Rather than revealing each of our unique talents and skills, they simply tell us that some people have […]

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Your Monthly Remix: Millennial “Common Sense” and Management Strategies for Young Leaders

March 2, 2020

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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. Episode 4 – […]

How to Manage People Older than You

February 27, 2020

Alina Morse is thirteen years old, and she’s already become the face of a multi-million-dollar company. (For context, thirteen-year-old Lindsey was playing mediocre middle school field hockey and doing a little neighborhood babysitting). Together with her dad, Alina solved a problem every kid faces. She created a lollipop that was actually good for teeth!  In […]

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