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Author, Speaker, Producer of JobSTART 101 - Alexandra Levit

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Alexandra Levit's goal is to help people find meaningful jobs - quickly and simply - and to succeed beyond measure once they get there. A former nationally syndicated columnist for the Wall Street Journal, Alexandra has authored several books, including the best selling "They Don't Teach Corporate in College," "How'd You Score That Gig?" "Success For Hire," "Millennial Tweet," and "New Job, New You." Her latest book, "Blind Spots: The 10 Business Myths You Can't Afford to Believe on Your New Path to Success," has just been released.

Alexandra also produced the critically acclaimed JobSTART 101, a free online course that better prepares college students and graduates for the challenges of the workplace.

She is a frequent national media spokesperson and has been featured in thousands of outlets including the New York Times, USA Today, National Public Radio, ABC News, Fox News, CNBC, the Associated Press, Glamour, and Cosmopolitan. In 2010, she was named Money Magazine's Online Career Expert of the Year and the author of one of Forbes' best websites for women.

Known as one of the premiere spokespeople of her generation, Alexandra regularly speaks at conferences, universities, and corporations around the world on issues facing modern employees such as how to communicate effectively between generations. Alexandra also consults, speaks, writes, and explores workplace trends.

A graduate from Northwestern University, Alexandra resides in Chicago with her husband and their two young children.