Secrets of the Job Hunt


Thursday, May 24, 2007

Podcast with Lindsey Pollak, Career Author

Lindsey Pollak is a writer and speaker specializing in career advice. Her new book is called Getting from College to Career: 90 Things to Do Before You Join the Real World. She stops by to give us her thoughts on job hunting for recent college grads. Visit her website. (8 mins)

Questions I ask her include:

- What are the biggest mistakes college students and recent graduates makein the job search?
- If a student is graduating and doesn't have a job yet, what are some good steps to take at this point?
- Your book offers "90 things to do before you join the real world" -- what are a few of the most important tips?
- Facebook and MySpace are often in the news these days -- what is your advice to students and young professionals about these and other social networking sites?

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