“Whether you’re having a quarterlife crisis or you just want an insider’s guide to the working world, read this book.”
—Ken Blanchard, international best-selling author of The One Minute Manager
“They Don’t Teach Corporate in College is too good to be given only to twenty-somethings. Anyone who’s feeling lost and overwhelmed in
cubicle country can benefit from reading this eminently practical book.”
—Daniel H. Pink, author of Drive and To Sell is Human
They Don’t Teach Corporate in College has resonated with tens of thousands of readers and is currently used as a text in corporations and universities across the country. This new and updated edition reflects the unique needs and challenges of current twenty-somethings, who want to make a difference right now but lack some of the core skills to make it happen. It incorporates fresh tips for building your transferable skillset, networking and enhancing your productivity in an increasingly digital world, and becoming an effective leader.
Chock full of personal anecdotes and written from the perspective of a wise older sister who doesn’t want you to learn the hard way, They Don’t Teach Corporate in College includes no-nonsense advice for:
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.