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Getting from College to Career Revised Edition

Your Essential Guide to Succeeding in the Real World

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Get Ready for the Real World

How do you get a job without experience and get experience without a job? It’s the question virtually every college student or recent graduate faces. Now newly revised and updated, Lindsey Pollak’s Getting from College to Career is the definitive guide to building the experience, skills, and confidence you need to succeed in the job search, offering action-oriented tips and strategies ranging from the simple to the expert. Learn how to:

  • Get the best tools for career prep and job hunting
  • E-mail like a professional
  • Go global
  • Practice the eight essentials of internship achievement
  • Perform five minutes of stand-up
  • Overprepare for interviews
  • Persist without being a pest

Getting from College to Career gives you the essential information and guidance you need to get your foot in the door of the real world. Don’t start your first job search without it!

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Critical Praise

“Perfect for today’s students, who inevitably want what they want (and only that!) when they want it.” —Campus Career Advisor

“A well-written, lively and easy to follow guide.” —Time.com

“Pollak’s thorough research reveals some startling facts that the modern job-searcher may be overlooking.” —Metro New York

“I find Lindsey’s advice on how to stand apart from the competition to be extremely valuable - especially as it relates to entrepreneurs…Getting From College to Career is a great read and a book I thoroughly enjoyed!” —Cari Sommer, Forbes.com

Product Details

  • ISBN: 9780062206381
  • ISBN 10: 0062206389
  • Imprint: HarperBusiness
  • On Sale: 04/03/2012
  • Pages: 352
  • List Price: 11.99 CAD
  • BISAC1: BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Careers / General
  • BISAC2: BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Careers / Job Hunting

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