A collections of videos, podcasts, and photos from The Career Playbook.

Career Playbook, Essential Advice: SUCCESS

James M. Citrin on success strategies for recent graduates.

Career Playbook, Essential Advice: INTERVIEWING

James M. Citrin outlines how recent graduates can nail their interviews.

Career Playbook, Essential Advice: NETWORKING & RELATIONSHIPS

James M. Citrin on the importance of cultivating relationships.

Career Playbook, Essential Advice: MONEY

James M. Citrin on how recent graduates should factor money into their career choices.

The Career Playbook for Young Professionals Event – IUAA

Watch as Jim Citrin engages a powerhouse panel made up of IU alumni in this thought provoking and solution-focused video on careers.

Rock Your Brain: Nail that Interview – MTV News

Sit back, relax and take a few notes as expert James Citrin walks you through the job-hunting process and offers some seriously helpful tips on locking it down.

Managing the Millenial Generation

SiriusXM Radio’s broadcast of the IUAA panel discussion and networking event in Chicago, IL.

Beaks & Geeks Podcast Series

James M. Citrin sits down with Amy to discuss how to get an interview, how to improve your chances of getting a job with a humanities background, and more.

Life After Vassar

Jim Citrin speaking at the “Life After Vassar” event at his alma mater, Vassar College.


Take time to forge meaningful relationships and friendships throughout your career. According to millions of Gallup workplace surveys, an employee’s job satisfaction is the single biggest determinant of how effective they will be in their role. Research even shows that job satisfaction can be boiled down to a single question: “Do you have someone you consider a best friend at work?”

The Today Show

Behind the scenes in the green room of NBC’s Today Show with Jessica Ettinger.

The Today Show

On the set of The Today Show


A big thanks to Mike Mann and all our friends at IUAA for spreading the word about The Career Playbook with the graduating class of 2015.

MTV News

Jim Citrin behind the scenes at MTV News discussing how to nail the interview.

#TuesdayTip: Tell a story

#TuesdayTip: The best way to ace an interview is to tell a story by connecting your answers to one another in a way that gives the interviewer a memorable picture of who you are.


At one point in your career, you may feel that you’ve earned a raise. The Career Playbook offers 5 Steps for earning and negotiating a raise. The first step may seem obvious, but if you do your best to make yourself essential to the organization’s success, it will make the negotiation process much easier.

Career Playbook Radio

SiriusXM’s “Career Playbook Radio” podcast series, hosted by Jim Citrin, premiers May 16th at 5pm ET, channel 121. Tune in each week to hear top executives, industry veterans, and thought leaders share their personal experiences and knowledge with aspiring young professionals.

“Useful” Advice

Tired of hearing the same “advice” over and over? Follow @thecareerplaybook on Instagram and like our Facebook page for substantial insight to jumpstart your career.

The Career Triangle

The Career Triangle: How to manage it all.

The Permission Paradox

The Permission Paradox: You can’t get the job without the experience, but you can’t get the experience without the job. We feel ya, Shosh.

Kaiser Permanent Summer Interns 2015

Kaiser Permanent Summer Interns 2015 pose with their copies of The Career Playbook.

2015 IU graduate

2015 IU graduate, Alexea Candreva, is ready to start her professional journey with The Career Playbook (via IUAA).

April 21, 2015

We are pleased to announce that The Career Playbook is now available!

Summer Reading List

School is just around the corner – did you get through everything on your summer reading list?

IUAA event

View from the IUAA event in Chicago on June 9th, 2015.

IUAA event

IUAA event

Audience view from the IUAA event in Chicago on June 9th. Author Jim Citrin moderated a panel of young alumni and millennial managers on how to thrive in the workplace.

Beaks & Geeks Podcast

Behind the scenes with Jim Citrin and Amy from Penguin’s Beaks & Geeks podcast.

IUPUI graduates

IUPUI graduates pose with copies of The Career Playbook.

Happy St. Patrick’s Day

Wishing all aspiring young professionals a bit of luck this St. Patrick’s Day.