"...workforce newbies need a boot camp like this to face up to the rigors of the working week." -- Abby Wilner, Co-Author of Quarterlife Crisis: The Unique Challenges of Life in Your Twenties
"Alexandra Levit has written a savvy, informative guide for first-timers making their way in Corporate America." -- Stacy Kravetz, Author of Welcome to the Real World; You've Got an Education, Now get a Life
"Her straightforward, practical advice is something that all colleges should recommend to their outgoing seniors." -- Amy Joyce, author of I Went to College for This?: How to Turn Your Job Into a Career You Love
"This book explodes with practical and relevant advice for young professionals who want to master the fast track yesterday." -- Harry E. Chambers, Author of Getting Promoted: Real Strategies for Advancing Your Career.
"Whether you're having a quarterlife crisis or you just want an insider's guide to the working world, read this book." -- Ken Blanchard, coauthor of The One Minute Manager® and The Leadership Pill
About the Author
Alexandra Levit's goal is to help people succeed in meaningful jobs, and to build relationships between organizations and top talent. A former nationally syndicated columnist for the Wall Street Journal and a current writer for the New York Times, Alexandra has authored six books. She has advised the Obama administration on critical workforce issues and has consulted for and spoken at hundreds of organizations around the world. Frequently appearing as a spokesperson in major media outlets, she was recently named Money magazine's Online Career Expert of the Year and the author of one of Forbes' best Websites for women. A member of the Northwestern University Council of 100 and the Young Entrepreneur Council, Alexandra resides in Chicago, Illinois, with her husband, Stewart, and their two young children.