‘Tis the season for job and internship fairs! And with that comes the onslaught of questions: “What do I wear?” “Does my resume look okay?” “How do I even approach an employer?” But one question that sometimes goes under the radar is “Do I need a business card?” Now that just about everyone in the working world has a business card, students are wondering if they, too, need to jump on board. More importantly, what should it even say?
If you missed Lindsey Pollak’s energetic, engaging and informative presentation on Tuesday, that’s really too bad. Pollak provided great advice for IWU students of all ages, and also packed the Hansen Student Center with some hearty laughs in response to her off-the-cuff humor. Fortunately, if you weren’t able to make it, we’ve got 7 tips from the Gen Y expert right here. Click through to see what they are!
On Tuesday, March 23 at 7 p.m. in the Hansen Student Center, bestselling author, speaker and consultant Lindsey Pollak will share her career expertise during a special presentation, “Getting from College to Career: How to Get a Good Job in a Bad Economy.”
Pollak specializes in Generation Y career and workplace issues, with a decade of experience helping college students become young professionals. She is also involved on the corporate side, advising organizations how to maximize the potential of new employees.
The first 50 students to arrive for Pollak’s engaging and enthusiastic presentation will receive a copy of her book, Getting From College to Career: 90 Things to Do Before You Join the Real World. There will be a ‘Q and A’ and books available for purchase (and signing) after the presentation.
“Career Connections,” the monthly newsletter from the Hart Career Center recently had an exclusive interview with Ms. Pollak. To read the interview folow this link: Continue reading Bestselling Author Lindsey Pollak At IWU