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

May 21, 2020

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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 […]

Social Media at Work: Do the Pros Outweigh the Cons?

October 21, 2016

Truth: Social media at work is an integral part of many of your employees’ days. According to a Pew research report, employees are using social media at work for a wide variety of reasons, both professional and non-job related — a combined 61 percent said they use social media to “take a mental break from […]

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Why LinkedIn is the Hottest Publisher of the Moment

April 12, 2016

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Want to write for the same publication as Bill Gates and Suze Orman? Guess what? You can. The “Publisher” platform on LinkedIn is the largest publication in the world, with the potential to get in front of LinkedIn’s 414 million members. But you don’t have to be Bill Gates to publish on LinkedIn. The platform […]

Why LinkedIn is the Hottest Publisher of the Moment

Can Instagram Help Your Career?

August 21, 2015

As a millennial, it’s not enough to use social media to share your vacation photos or keep tabs on your favorite celebrities. Social media can be a powerful networking tool to help you build your career. And, especially if you’re a millennial, current and prospective employers will expect you to be social media-savvy. LinkedIn isn’t […]

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Marketing to Millennials on Social Media? Start by Being Authentic

May 29, 2015

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If you want to sell to millennials, social media should be a key element of your marketing strategy. But how do you make sure your brand stands out and connects with the millennial customers you’re trying to attract? Millennials want relevant, authentic content that provides useful information while remaining creative. This week, I’ve been reading […]

Marketing to Millennials on Social Media? Start by Being Authentic

Now Trending in the Millennial Workplace

January 24, 2014

In my “Now Trending” series, I curate five recently published articles that capture the future of work or embrace the Millennial mindset. Share your favorite articles of the week in a comment! 5 Surprisingly Easy Ways to Motivate Millennials at Work I love this Forbes piece by fellow She’s the First board member Denise Restauri […]

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The Young Professional’s Ultimate Guide to Twitter

January 21, 2014

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Based on the great feedback from my post on how to conquer LinkedIn in 15 minutes a day, I wanted to offer another simple but thorough social media guide. This time we’ll talk about Twitter. Twitter is another social network I use every day and find extremely powerful. With over 200 million active users and […]

How to Conquer Your Job Search on LinkedIn in 15 Minutes a Day

November 26, 2013

Welcome to the busiest season of the year: schedules are filled with holiday shopping, end-of-year planning, get-togethers, winter weather prep, and so much more. It can be difficult to keep on top of your job search when the rest of life is so busy. My best advice is to create a simple, consistent job search […]

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