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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.


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 […]

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

May 14, 2020

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 […]

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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 […]

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

March 26, 2020

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 […]

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Real Holiday Cheer: 3 Tips to Remix Your Office Holiday Party

December 19, 2019

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Let’s be honest. Holiday parties are kind of passé. You know the stereotypes. Ugly sweaters, overly competitive white elephant exchanges, and enough alcohol to give your HR rep a heart attack. Each December you ask yourself, “Are we really going to do this again?” But what if you took a different approach? Imagine, for instance, […]

Holiday Cheer at the Office

What Is Your Personal Brand? Five Strategies to Leverage Your Most Powerful Professional Tool

March 20, 2018

Just over two decades ago in August 1997, professionals were hit with a revolutionary concept when business guru Tom Peters wrote an article for Fast Company titled “The Brand Called You.” In this seminal piece, Peters introduced the idea that YOU are every bit as much a brand as Starbucks, Levi’s or Champion. (Isn’t it […]

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How To Stop Sweating the Small Stuff

January 23, 2018

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  The latecomers who crowd into my yoga class. The in-flight WiFi that never seems to work. An appointment that runs super long, throwing a wrench in my schedule. We all have little annoyances like these that threaten to consume more energy than they deserve. Like many people, I typically start the year with big […]

My Word of the Year for 2018: Progress

January 2, 2018

Happy 2018 and welcome to my annual ritual of choosing a word of the year for the upcoming 12 months. Picking a “word of the year” continues to be an alternate path for those of us who don’t want to be weighed down with myriad (and easy to break) New Year’s resolutions. Readers who have […]

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