a 9-step guide for finding a job you like (and actually getting hired to do it) Alexa Shoen
Banging your head against the wall with the job search? #ENTRYLEVELBOSS will help you stop freaking out. Miserable in your current role but no idea what to do next? With this book you’ll be able to make a decision, no personality tests required. Convinced that you are the most unhireable person on this planet? That’s statistically improbable — and you’ll be amazed at how employable you’ll be by the time you have finished reading.
This is personal training for your career, based on a step-by-step plan that includes:
- All the intel you need about getting hired in today’s world, in today’s industries, and with today’s tools.
- Hyper-specific advice including templates for networking emails, CVs, and cover letters.
- Straight-to-the-point guidance about what not to do.
- A solid dose of humour and emotional support from someone who really has been there.
The world of work has changed, and getting hired today for a job you actually want is going to take a lot more than a neatly typed cover letter and a well-pressed suit. But along with all the challenges of the new economy come unprecedented opportunities, and careers expert Alexa Shoen is here to unlock them for you.
‘A game-changer for anyone who feels like they're waiting for their ‘real’ career to start. You can either read Alexa’s book, or keep having the ‘Sunday Scaries’ for the rest of your f*cking life. You pick.’
Sarah Knight, New York Times bestselling author of Get Your Sh*t Together
Alexa Shoen, born in 1989, is the internet’s leading confidant for panicking job seekers and the CEO of #ENTRYLEVELBOSS: an online education company that transforms those job seekers into hired, happy professionals. She previously worked in design for Facebook, leading cross-platform initiatives to optimise the company’s multi-billion-dollar advertising business. Before that, she was one of the most sought-after communication consultants in the European tech industry and advised high-growth companies in Berlin, London, and New York. Alexa is a beneficiary of the UK’s Exceptional Talent (Technology) visa scheme, a prestigious immigration route awarded to just 200 world-leading technologists annually. She’s also an acclaimed independent jazz vocalist. Alexa is originally from San Diego, California.