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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.


Can Blogging Help You Get a Job?

May 12, 2011

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By Lindsey Pollak According to the Nielsen Company’s BlogPulse, there are over 161 million public blogs in existence. Clearly, writing a blog is an amazingly popular thing to do.  But can writing a blog lead to career opportunities? The answer is increasingly yes. When done in a professional way, writing a blog can lead to many […]

Are You Ready to “Work on Purpose”?

April 28, 2011

In today’s changing economy and challenging job market, it can be difficult for a young professional to make choices about what type of career you’d really like to pursue. The options can seem nearly limitless, and it may feel impossible to truly consider all of the necessary factors involved in your decision-making. Furthermore, many Millennials […]

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Is It Too Soon to Think about Work/Life Balance?

April 7, 2011

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By Lindsey Pollak One of my biggest surprises when I first started speaking about career issues on college campuses was the number of students who asked me questions about work/life balance. College women (and more than a few men) as early as their freshman year were asking me about how to build a career that […]

How to Turn an Internship into a Job: A Q&A with Nate Whitson of Intern Match

March 9, 2011

By Lindsey Pollak This week’s post is a Q&A session with Nate Whitson from Intern Match. As you’ll see, Nate shares some valuable tips and pointers on getting, keeping and making the most of internships. 1. How has the internship world changed over the past 5 to 10 years? The value and importance of internships […]

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5 Job Search Tips for International Students

February 17, 2011

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By Lindsey Pollak  I was struck by a recent front page story in The New York Times that discussed the steady rise in Chinese students applying to U.S. colleges and universities. While the article focused on how schools like Grinnell College in Iowa actively recruit in China and how an international students can “have an […]

Guest Post: A Crash Course on Networking and Getting What You Want!

February 11, 2011

Stephanie Rushford is an associate editor for, a website that follows Generation Y’s involvement in politics and activism. Hannah Brencher is a liaison at the United Nations for a non-governmental organization, freelancewriter, and a researcher for She’stheFirst. Lindsey Pollak was gracious enough to offer some tips and tricks to us at our She’stheFirstLeadershipSummitthis past […]

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What’s Wrong with a “Real” Job? A Q&A with Scott Gerber

February 9, 2011

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With economic upheaval taking place around the world, the next generation of workers is up against a tidal wave of change. This week I had the privilege of conducting a Q&A session with Scott Gerber, who has some outspoken opinions on the future of careers for Millennials. Read Scott’s thoughts and then tell me what […]

Top 10 Job Hunting Tips of 2010

December 10, 2010

I absolutely love end of year lists, and swooned when I found’s list of The Top 10 of Everything of 2010. Although Time’s list of lists is pretty comprehensive, ranging from apologies to new species to Twitter moments, I wanted to add my own top 10 list — top 10 tips for job seekers. […]

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