Win it for yourself, or another Gen Y-er who wants to get their career off to a good start.
How to Enter
- Simple – at the bottom of this article, leave a comment about why you should win.
Some suggestions of what to comment on are:
- How you think the book can help you
- A crazy funny Gen Y/graduate job seeker story or two
- Tales of deserving people you'd like to offer the book as a gift
- Or- impress me with constructive feedback about JobMob and how I can make the site better for you.
Don't be shy…
About the book
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.
Who is Alexandra Levit?
Alexandra is someone I've known for almost as long as JobMob has existed, and I'm sure this is a great book. But here's her official bio:
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.
3 free copies of the hardcover 10th anniversary edition of recently-published They Don't Teach Corporate in College (which has a list price of US$15.99) are available to be won, including shipping & handling to wherever you are in the world.
How to Win
Simple – Leave impressive comments.
The more impressive your comments are, the more chances you have to win. Plus, there are no limits on how many copies you can win, so if you want more than one copy, comment multiple times.
As usual, you or anyone you know can try to influence the choice of winners by leaving more comments in support.
- Must be 18 or older.
- Be sure to use a real email address or Twitter account when you comment so that I can contact you if you win.
To be considered as entries in the contest, all comments must be submitted by this Sunday March 2nd 2014, midnight PST, which is 10am Monday morning Israel time (check your local time here)