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  • Recalculating

  • Navigate Your Career Through the Changing World of Work
  • By: Lindsey Pollak
  • Narrated by: Lindsey Pollak
  • Length: 7 hrs and 50 mins
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A leading workplace expert provides an inspirational, practical, and forward-looking career playbook for recent grads, career changers, and transitioning professionals looking to thrive in today’s rapidly evolving workplace.

Covid-19 has heightened career uncertainty in a work landscape dominated by turbulence and change, and it is directly impacting how people are entering—or re-entering—the workplace. But as Lindsey Pollak makes clear, the pandemic merely accelerated career and hiring trends that have been building. Changes that were once slowly spreading have been rapidly implemented across all industries. 

This means that the old job hunting and career success rules no longer apply. Job seekers of all generations and skill sets must learn how to thrive in this “new normal,” which will include a hybrid of remote and in-person experiences, increased reliance on virtual communication and automation, constant disruption, and renewed employer emphasis on workers’ health and well-being.

While this new world is complicated and constantly evolving, you won’t have to navigate it alone. For twenty years, Pollak has been following the trends and successfully advising young professionals and organizations on workplace success. Now, she guides you through the changes currently happening—and those to come. Combining insights from both experts and professionals across generations, she provides encouraging, strategic, and actionable advice on making lifelong decisions about education; building a resilient personal brand; using virtual communication to remotely interview, network, and work; skilling and reskilling for the future; and maintaining self-care and mental health.

Like your personal GPS, Pollak equips you to handle workplace obstacles, helping you see them as challenges to navigate rather than impossible roadblocks. There is no perfect path to a dream career, but with Recalculating you’ll be prepared with the necessary skills and tools to succeed.

Supplemental enhancement PDF accompanies the audiobook. 

PLEASE NOTE: When you purchase this title, the accompanying PDF will be available in your Audible Library along with the audio.

©2021 Lindsey Pollak (P)2021 HarperCollins Publishers

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A career guide that has it all!

This book is a treasure trove of practical career advice. The title, Recalculating, refers to the process of pivoting one's career in the face of the turmoil caused by COVID-19 (but applies equally to any other life change). Lindsey Pollak expertly discusses every conceivable aspect of the recalculation and job search process: mindset, goal setting, research, networking, strategies, virtual interviewing, salary negotiation, etc. I loved hearing Lindsey read the book; she shares wisdom, advice, and concrete action steps in a very engaging way.

As a career consultant myself, I see it as an invaluable resource for job seekers at all levels, from college students onward.