Lindsey Pollak

One of the world’s leading experts on training, managing and marketing to the millennial generation.

Lindsey's Bio

Lindsey Pollak is one of the world’s leading experts on training, managing and marketing to the millennial generation.

Lindsey is the New York Times best selling author of Becoming the Boss: New Rules for the Next Generation of Leaders and Getting from College to Career: Your Essential Guide to Succeeding in the Real World, both published by HarperCollins. She serves as an official ambassador for LinkedIn, spokesperson for The Hartford’s “My Tomorrow” campaign and chair of the Cosmopolitan magazine Millennial Advisory Board.

Lindsey’s consulting and keynote speaking clients total more than 150 corporations, conferences and universities, including Barclays, Citi, GE, IBM, PwC, Ralph Lauren, Yale, Harvard, Princeton and MIT. Her areas of expertise include marketing to millennials, managing millennials, succeeding in the multigenerational workplace, personal branding and career development.

Her advice and opinions have appeared in media outlets such as the TODAY Show, The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, MSNBC, FOX Business, Glamour, CNN and NPR. She appears on several lists of “Best People to Follow on Twitter,” including Mashable’s list of top non-fiction authors. Forbes named her blog one of the “Top 100 Websites for Your Career.”

In her charitable work, Lindsey serves as chairwoman of the board of She’s the First, a nonprofit organization that sponsors girls’ education in developing countries so they can be first in their families to graduate from high school.

Lindsey is a graduate of Yale University and is based in New York City.

Speaking Topics

Corporate Topics:

SUCCEEDING THROUGH GENERATIONAL DIVERSITY

WHAT GEN Y WANTS

BECOMING THE BOSS: NEW RULES FOR THE NEXT GENERATION OF LEADERS

College Topics:

GETTING FROM COLLEGE TO CAREER: 7 ABSOLUTE MUSTS

LEVERAGING SOCIAL MEDIA FOR JOB SEARCH SUCCESS

Videos

Here are just a few of Lindsey's videos.

Managing Millennials

Books and Publications

BECOMING THE BOSS: New Rules for the Next Generation of Leaders
In her latest book, a New York Times Best Seller, Lindsey Pollak reinvents the concept of management for a new generation, offering a fresh and relevant approach to career success that shows them how to take the next step: becoming a leader.
Written exclusively for Gen Y readers to address their unique needs, this book is a brisk, tech-savvy success manual filled with real-world, actionable tips from an expert they respect and relate to. Lindsey Pollak defines what leadership is and draws on original research, her own extensive experience, and interviews with newly minted Gen Y managers and entrepreneurs around the world to share the secrets of what makes them successful leaders — and shows young professionals how to use that knowledge to rise in their own careers.
From learning to develop a style that appeals to your older colleagues, to discovering the key trends affecting your career, to mastering classic rules of excellence that never go out of style, this book helps you identify your next professional move and shows you how to make it.


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GETTING FROM COLLEGE TO CAREER:
REVISED EDITION: Your Essential Guide to Succeeding in 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. 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.
  • Email like a professional.
  • Make every event a networking success.
  • Practice the eight essentials of internship achievement.
  • Perform five minutes of stand-up.
  • Over-prepare for interviews.
  • Persist (politely).

SMARTER, FASTER, BETTER: Strategies for Effective, Enduring and Fulfilled Leadership
This groundbreaking book offers leaders a variety of self-assessments, habits, strategies and sustainable practices 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 and 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?

Testimonials

We count on Lindsey to expertly navigate tough audiences to an understanding of ever-changing workplace dynamics; and arm them with tools to manage, motivate and inspire a new generation of bankers.
-ANNA LAIDLAWDIRECTOR OF HR FOR US INVESTMENT BANKINGLAZARD

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Travel

* Travels from New York, New York

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