Books

Lindsey’s books help readers manage their careers today and into the future…

Getting from College to Career Getting from College to Career, REVISED EDITION:
Your Essential Guide to Succeeding in the Real World

By Lindsey Pollak (HarperCollins, Revised Edition 2012)

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. In Getting from College to Career, Lindsey Pollak offers the first definitive guide to building the experience, skills, and confidence you need before starting your first major job search. This book is packed with career advice for students and focuses on how to get a job after college. Her 90 action-oriented tips include strategies ranging from the simple to the expert, including:

  • Avoid the biggest mistake in career prep and job hunting
  • Subscribe to a daily newspaper
  • E-mail like a professional
  • Make every event a networking success
  • Practice the eight essentials of internship achievement
  • Perform five minutes of stand-up
  • Overprepare for interviews
  • Persist (politely)
Smarter, Faster, Better: Strategies for Effective, Enduring and Fulfilled Leadership Smarter, Faster, Better: Strategies for Effective, Enduring and Fulfilled Leadership

By Karlin Sloan with Lindsey Pollak (Jossey-Bass, 2006)

This groundbreaking book offers leaders a variety of self-assessments, habits, strategies and sustainable practices that they can use to become what today’s marketplace demands; smarter, faster, and better. Smarter, Faster, Better shows what it takes to make the move to the next level to become a leader who both grows the bottom line and contributes to stakeholders and the world in a positive way. Based on research, study, and Karlin Sloan’s extensive experience as a coach to leaders of top organizations, this book shows how to become smarter, faster, and better by examining these questions:

  • What are your key strengths and what do you need to develop or leverage?
  • What are you focused on now and what do you need to accomplish to really get ahead?
  • Are your values in line with your work? What is the end you are trying to achieve?