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Alexandra Levit Discusses Importance of Good Business Writing

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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. 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.

I could talk literally all night about communication and I won't because I know you all have other things to do, but a couple of key thoughts. First of all, people are very busy. When you're communicating in a written format, which is the most common way people communicate in the business world, y...(Full transcript available to logged in subscribers.).

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Video 1 of 18 Alexandra Levit Shares Anecdote On Experience in First Job
  • Alexandra Levit - Lecture - Finding A Meaningful Job
  • 7/16/2010
  • Alexandra Levit
  • 2 min. 14 sec.
Video 2 of 18 Alexandra Levit Discusses Professional Development And Self-Realization in First Job
  • Alexandra Levit - Lecture - Finding A Meaningful Job
  • 7/16/2010
  • Alexandra Levit
  • 1 min. 40 sec.
Video 3 of 18 Alexandra Levit Discusses Inspiration For First Book and States Careers Are About the Journey
  • Alexandra Levit - Lecture - Finding A Meaningful Job
  • 7/16/2010
  • Alexandra Levit
  • 1 min. 44 sec.
Video 4 of 18 Alexandra Levit Discusses Importance of Self-Assessment
  • Alexandra Levit - Lecture - Finding A Meaningful Job
  • 7/16/2010
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  • 1 min. 56 sec.
Video 5 of 18 Alexandra Levit States Importance of Understanding Your Personal Definition of Success
  • Alexandra Levit - Lecture - Finding A Meaningful Job
  • 7/16/2010
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  • 0 min. 22 sec.
Video 6 of 18 Alexandra Levit States Importance of Understanding the Type of Work You Would Want to Sit In Traffic For Hours To Do
  • Alexandra Levit - Lecture - Finding A Meaningful Job
  • 7/16/2010
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  • 1 min. 29 sec.
Video 7 of 18 Alexandra Levit Shares Job Search Resources
  • Alexandra Levit - Lecture - Finding A Meaningful Job
  • 7/16/2010
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  • 1 min. 30 sec.
Video 8 of 18 Alexandra Levit Discusses Multiple Sources For Developing Understanding of Various Professions
  • Alexandra Levit - Lecture - Finding A Meaningful Job
  • 7/16/2010
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  • 3 min. 23 sec.
Video 9 of 18 Alexandra Levit Recommends Establishing Your Personal Brand
  • Alexandra Levit - Lecture - Finding A Meaningful Job
  • 7/16/2010
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  • 8 min. 26 sec.
Video 10 of 18 Alexandra Levit Warns Social Networking Can Be Dangerous
  • Alexandra Levit - Lecture - Finding A Meaningful Job
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Video 11 of 18 Alexandra Levit Recommends Avoiding Black Hole Of HR
  • Alexandra Levit - Lecture - Finding A Meaningful Job
  • 7/16/2010
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  • 6 min. 14 sec.
Video 12 of 18 Alexandra Levit Discusses Developing One's Corporate Persona
  • Alexandra Levit - Lecture - Finding A Meaningful Job
  • 7/16/2010
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  • 4 min. 27 sec.
Video 13 of 18 Alexandra Levit Discusses How To Handle Your Enthusiasm In Your First Job
  • Alexandra Levit - Lecture - Finding A Meaningful Job
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Video 14 of 18 Alexandra Levit Discusses Importance of Good Business Writing
  • Alexandra Levit - Lecture - Finding A Meaningful Job
  • 7/16/2010
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  • 3 min. 59 sec.
Video 15 of 18 Alexandra Levit Discusses Dealing With Tough Situations and Remaining Positive
  • Alexandra Levit - Lecture - Finding A Meaningful Job
  • 7/16/2010
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  • 3 min. 54 sec.
Video 16 of 18 Alexandra Levit Discusses Emotional Intelligence
  • Alexandra Levit - Lecture - Finding A Meaningful Job
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  • 1 min. 59 sec.
Video 17 of 18 Alexandra Levit Recommends Reframe Things In A Positive Manner
  • Alexandra Levit - Lecture - Finding A Meaningful Job
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  • 1 min. 9 sec.
Video 18 of 18 Alexandra Levit Advices Students To Look For Mentors
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