Alexa Shoen


Main focus: The hiring process sucks

Twitter handle: @alexashoen

Websites/blogs: , ,

Languages: English

City: London

Country: United Kingdom

Topics: recruitment, startup, hiring, women entrepreneurship, career, graduate, jobs, entrylevelboss, founder, women and leadership


Alexa Shoen (30) is the internet’s leading confidant for panicking 20-something job seekers. She is a writer, global technology leader, career growth expert, and the founder of #ENTRYLEVELBOSS: an online education company empowering young professionals to get onto the career ladder and get going. Her book, #ENTRYLEVELBOSS: How To Get Any Job You Want (St. Martin’s Press and Scribe Publications, May 2020) is being hailed as a much needed fresh take on What Color Is Your Parachute? for the internet generation.She previously worked in design for Facebook, leading cross-platform information architecture 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 United Kingdom’s Exceptional Talent (Technology) visa scheme, a prestigious immigration route awarded to just 200 world-leading technologists annually.

Examples of previous talks / appearances:

Lightening Talk
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4 lessons about the job seeking process

This talk is in: English