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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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Why Millennials Need Side-Businesses

January 14, 2014

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The following guest post by Kimberly Palmer is based on her new book, “The Economy of You: Discover Your Inner Entrepreneur and Recession-Proof Your Life,” which comes out this week. Moonlighting has become the new reality for our generation. For 20-somethings who often find themselves underpaid and under-employed, side-gigs provide much-needed income as well as […]

Now Trending in the Millennial Workplace

November 22, 2013

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! Faced With Graying Workforce, Nestlé to Start Major Recruitment Drive According to this Wall Street Journal article, Nestle will begin a major initiative […]

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Quick Tips for Improving Your Elevator Pitch

November 19, 2013

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No matter where you are in your career, your elevator pitch is an essential tool in your “how to get ahead” arsenal. How well you describe yourself in those first few moments of meeting someone is immeasurably important. It takes only 7 seconds to make a first impression, so your opening lines need to be […]

Now Trending in the Millennial Workplace

November 8, 2013

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! 10 Workplace Trends that Affect the Way We Work This Miami Herald piece focuses on many trends I think are closely tied to […]

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From Freelance to Full-time on LinkedIn

November 5, 2013

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Throughout the past several years, the challenging job market and growing acceptance for working virtually have led to a boom in freelancing and contract positions. Many job seekers eagerly took on these roles and thrived in them. If you’ve been a freelancer, consultant or contractor and are now ready to work full time again, here […]

Now Trending in the Millennial Workplace

October 25, 2013

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! My 10 Best Pieces of Career Advice for Millennials Friend and fellow Gen Y enthusiast, Dan Schawbel, wrote these top 10 tips for […]

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Master LinkedIn in 5 Blog Posts or Less

October 22, 2013

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Serving as LinkedIn’s Ambassador for the past four years has been an exciting opportunity to connect with people around the world and recognize how much, as LinkedIn would say, “relationships matter.” I’ve talked with job seekers, recruiters, executives and professionals like you about the best strategies to build profiles and network with a growing community […]

Now Trending in the Millennial Workplace

October 11, 2013

In my new “Now Trending” series, I’ll 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! Readers to editorial boards: We don’t care! Major newspaper endorsements of political candidates used to mean everything during election seasons.  Not anymore. […]

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