Alexandra Levit's goal is to help people find meaningful jobs - quickly and simply - and to succeed beyond measure once they get there. In February 2010, she was named as the Wall Street Journal's newest career columnist and writes the Reinvent column that anchors the nationally syndicated Sunday Journal and appears weekly on WSJ.com.
Also a current columnist for Metro US, Alexandra has authored several books, including the popular They Don't Teach Corporate in College (Career Press 2004 and 2009), How'd You Score That Gig? (Random House/Ballantine, 2008), Success for Hire (ASTD Press, 2008), MillennialTweet (SuperStar, 2009), and New Job, New You (Random House/Ballantine, 2010). Her book on the top myths of business success is due out from Penguin/Berkley in spring 2011.
Alexandra Levit is a member of the Business Roundtable's Springboard Project, which is advising the Obama administration on current workplace issues. She graduated from Northwestern University.
In this clip, Alexandra discusses the importance of self-assessment:
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