Name: Alexandra Levit
Location: Chicago, IL
Occupation: Business and Workplace Author, Speaker, and Consultant
Alexandra Levit wants to put you to work. She’s made a career out of guiding twenty-somethings onto the right track, teaching them how to market themselves and get hired at the job of their dreams. By combining her natural creativity and her love of writing, she’s become a highly-lauded business and workplace author and a sought-after consultant. She spends her days advising young people about how to get out there and blaze their own professional trail, even in these tough times. Part of the reason why she’s so darn good at it is because she’s struggled, too.
“I had also been an over-achiever, and when I graduated from college, I was hell-bent on skipping up New York City’s corporate ladder. But after six months on the job, I was so stressed out that I was ready to ditch the business world completely and head to law school. Eventually, by sticking around and paying attention to the few people around me who weren’t dropping from stress-induced coronaries, I developed many of the qualities crucial to staying sane and building a career, and I wanted to share what I’d leaned so other twenty-somethings could avoid the agita I experienced.”
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