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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.


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?

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

March 2, 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. Episode 4 – […]

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14 Easy Tips for Creating a More Inclusive Workplace

January 16, 2020

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After a great response to my recent post on saying thanks to employees, I began thinking about small actions that lead to big results. For example, knowing a junior employee’s name can be more impactful on that person’s motivation than a $1,000 bonus.  Then I came across this Harvard Business Review article on tips to […]

Gen X, The Forgotten Middle Child: Is it any wonder that our theme song is “Don’t You Forget About Me?”

September 9, 2019

If you want to know how Gen X feels, look no further than a recent news segment. As CBSNLive reported on generations, their chart looked…well, wrong. Hmmm…what could be missing? Just Gen X. Forgotten. Again. That’s right; it often feels as if we don’t exist AT ALL. It is not uncommon in my workshops on […]

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My Top 5 Book Picks

August 14, 2019

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When I reached out to dozens of colleagues to ask what their favorite people management book was, The One Minute Manager received the most mentions. Consider this super-short book a “management for dummies” that’s really very smart. My all-time favorite book on networking. As you might guess from the title, Never Eat Alone is about why you need […]

How to Manage Millennial Lawyers? Hint: Become a Better Manager, Period.

July 9, 2019

As a keynote speaker on multigenerational workplace success, I frequently work with law firms. In this article, I’m focusing on some of the unique generational issues faced in the legal industry – in particular, the management of Millennial attorneys. What is the secret to better managing today’s Millennial attorneys (the generation defined by the Pew […]

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