Campus Speaking

“Lindsey Pollak is the best Gen Y speaker I’ve ever heard.”
– Sheila Curran, Former Executive Director, Duke University Career Center

“Lindsey’s presentation was so good I didn’t check my phone once!”
– Gen Y presentation attendee

Lindsey’s student programs supplement college career service offerings, providing the cutting-edge advice college students need to secure jobs and build careers in the 21st century workplace. Her approach is inspirational, energetic and entertaining.

New! All of Lindsey’s programs are now available as live presentations or webinars.

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Campus Speaking Topics

1. GETTING FROM COLLEGE TO CAREER: 7 ABSOLUTE MUSTS

It’s time to go beyond the basics. In this interactive, action-oriented program, Lindsey shares the secrets she’s learned from recruiters, successful professionals and other experts on what it really takes to find and win the job of your dreams. Students will leave this session with increased confidence and a 7-step checklist to keep them on track. Topics include:

  • Avoiding the biggest mistake in career prep and job hunting
  • Becoming an expert researcher
  • Building your online brand
  • Networking with your neighbors
  • Persisting (without being a pest)

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2. THE SOCIAL JOB SEARCH: LEVERAGING SOCIAL MEDIA FOR CAREER SUCCESS

Did you know that over 90 percent of recruiters are using social media to find job candidates? More importantly, do you know how to use tools like LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook and Pinterest to land a job or internship and advance your career? Lindsey Pollak, a workplace expert and official ambassador for LinkedIn, will tell you everything you need to know about job hunting and social media. Topics include:

  • Building the right online image – what recruiters really look for
  • Determining which social networks are right for your goals
  • Becoming an expert – how to find and create worthwhile content
  • Networking with the best – how to reach out, build relationships and follow up using social media (including “how to say it” templates)
  • Avoiding common social media mistakes

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3. THE INSIDER’S GUIDE TO LINKEDIN: SECRETS FOR STUDENTS & ALUMNI

Everyone is talking about LinkedIn, but how exactly do you use the world’s largest professional social network in your job search and career management? Lindsey Pollak, an official ambassador for LinkedIn, will tell you everything you always wanted to know. In this enjoyable and educational presentation you will learn how to:

  • Build an impressive LinkedIn profile that gets results
  • Grow and maximize a professional online network
  • Use LinkedIn to find real career opportunities
  • Avoid online networking mistakes

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4. NETWORKING TIPS FOR THE BASHFUL TO THE BRAVE

Success really is about who you know, not what you know, so be sure you can network like a pro. Lindsey provides participants with memorable and actionable strategies, tips and tactics to become comfortable with professional networking and improve relationship-building skills. Topics include:

  • Creating a personal brand
  • Developing a 30-second self-intro
  • Making every event a networking success
  • Building the right online presence
  • Being the first to follow up

Click here to inquire about hiring Lindsey Pollak for your event