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Secrets for Winning at Work: The Handbook for Emerging Professionals and Career Success

It’s not easy to enter the workforce today. For the first time in history, four generations are sharing the workplace — and sometimes it feels like they are living in four different worlds. How can young professionals navigate through the traditional traditionalists, the still-booming boomers, the xtra-independent Gen-X-ers and your own generation, the tech-or-die Gen-Ys? Lindsey Pollak — often called a “translator” among the generations — and seasoned veteran Kate White will use real-world examples to teach you how to navigate the workforce in a language that is friendly, current and actionable. Designed for millennial-generation professionals, this session will help you create a personal action plan for career success.

We will explore:

– Potential points of conflict at work and how to handle them;
– Strategies to master the art of cross-generational communication;
– Building a positive relationship with your manager;
– How to accept constructive feedback; and
– Ways to obtain and create the career opportunities you want/need

Co-Speakers: Lindsey Pollak, millennial workplace expert and author, Becoming the Boss: New Rules for the Next Generation of Leaders @lindseypollak

Kate White, former editor in chief, Cosmopolitan magazine, and New York Times best-selling author @katemwhite

Host: Bridget Hindle, SVP, human resources and director, corporate learning and development, Santander