Navient
Mar 1, 2017
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Navient launches career development video series, in partnership with expert James Citrin

YouTube series offers proven career advice from employers and college career counselors

WILMINGTON, Del., March 01, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- While it's no secret that financial success begins with career success, navigating the path to a meaningful career can seem daunting for those starting out and pros alike. To help, Navient today launched The Career Playbook—a YouTube-based video series—in partnership with renowned career expert and author James M. Citrin.

The video series enables aspiring professionals of all ages to jumpstart and manage their careers with timely advice on topics such as mastering interviews, building a network, negotiating salaries, cultivating mentors and designing a persuasive LinkedIn presence.

"Knowing what to look for and how to actually land a great job are exceptionally challenging when you're trying to get an interview, make enough money, and position yourself for advancement," says Citrin, head of Spencer Stuart's North American CEO Practice and author of seven books. "I am pleased to partner with Navient to provide its millions of customers with actionable and market-tested strategies for maximizing professional success and personal satisfaction."

The Career Playbook video series also offers insights from experts at top companies and colleges, including Johnson & Johnson, Dropbox, Dartmouth College, and Indiana University.

"Jim Citrin clearly lays out the tradeoffs you face in any career, with a concrete roadmap for how to navigate them on your path to success," says Laszlo Bock, former senior vice president of people operations at Google.

"Navigating a successful career path is a vital skillset that can aid your future financial success," said Jack Remondi, president and CEO, Navient. "Navient is pleased to partner with Jim to make his expertise—sought after by leading companies and executives—available to professionals at all career stages."

A nine-part Career Playbook series is available at navient.com/careerplaybook. Navient customers can access all of the videos by logging into their account at Navient.com.

A free, interactive workbook and parent's guide are also available to help bring the Career Playbook to life.

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About Navient
Navient (Nasdaq:NAVI) is a Fortune 500 company that provides asset management and business processing services to education, healthcare, and government clients at the federal, state, and local levels. The company helps its clients and millions of Americans achieve financial success through services and support. Headquartered in Wilmington, Del., Navient employs team members in western New York, northeastern Pennsylvania, Indiana, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, and other locations. Learn more at navient.com.

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