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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.


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

March 26, 2020

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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 […]

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

November 26, 2013

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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 […]

From Freelance to Full-time on LinkedIn

November 5, 2013

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 […]

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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 […]

5 Free Resources to Enhance Your Job Search

July 16, 2013

According to a recent poll, over half of workers in the U.S. want to change careers. Millennials may be chief among this crowd: Numerous reports, like the one mentioned in this Forbes article, have suggested that this generation plans to make many career moves throughout their lifetime. Making a change can be a difficult and […]

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Top 10 Job Hunting Tips of 2010

December 10, 2010

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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. […]

Create a Career Wish List

December 2, 2010

As we turn the calendar to December, the holiday season is in full swing. Hanukkah is beginning, the Rockefeller Center Christmas tree lights are shining and every ad on TV and online relates to shopping, shopping and more shopping. I plan to do all of my holiday shopping online this year, as I do most […]

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