Alexandra Levit’s goal is to help people find meaningful jobs – quickly and simply – and to succeed beyond measure once they get there. A former nationally syndicated columnist for the Wall Street Journal, Alexandra has authored several books, including the bestselling They Don’t Teach Corporate in College, How’d You Score That Gig?, Success for...read the rest
Alexandra Levit’s goal is to help people find meaningful jobs – quickly and simply – and to succeed beyond measure once they get there. A former nationally syndicated columnist for the Wall Street Journal, Alexandra has authored several books, including the bestselling They Don’t Teach Corporate in College, How’d You Score That Gig?, Success for Hire, MillennialTweet, and New Job, New You. Her latest book, Blind Spots: The 10 Business Myths You Can’t Afford to Believe on Your New Path to Success has just been released by Penguin/Berkley and is available everywhere books are sold!
Since serving as a member of Business Roundtable’s Springboard Project, which advised the Obama administration on current workplace issues, Alexandra produced the critically acclaimed JobSTART 101, a free online course that better prepares college students and graduates for the challenges of the workplace. She is a frequent national media spokesperson and has been featured in thousands of outlets including the New York Times, USA Today, National Public Radio, ABC News, Fox News, CNBC, the Associated Press, Glamour, and Cosmopolitan. In 2010, she was named Money Magazine’s Online Career Expert of the Year and the author of one of Forbes’ best websites for women.
Known as one of the premiere spokespeople of her generation, Alexandra regularly speaks at conferences, universities, and corporations around the world including the American Society for Training and Development, Campbell’s Soup, McDonalds, and Whirlpool — on issues facing modern employees such as how to communicate effectively between generations. Alexandra also consults, speaks, writes, and explores workplace trends on behalf of DeVry University, Intuit, and Microsoft.
Alexandra has ten years of experience providing integrated marketing communications solutions for Fortune 500 companies and is also skilled at providing guidance regarding twenty-first century motherhood, human resources and general business issues, and entrepreneurship. She graduated from Northwestern University and resides in Chicago, IL with her husband Stewart and their two young children.read less
Alexandra Levit in Media
"Alexandra's remarks on the future of work were not only research-based but so tremendously practical in terms of preparing professionals for employment now and to 2030. What a wealth of information she relayed in a short period of time – presented in a dynamic and engaging style. "
- Bern Beidel, U.S. House of Representatives
"Alexandra's presentation was the best I've seen on generational issues. Her road-map has already helped me tremendously in communicating these concepts to my managers."
- John Inman, T-Mobile
"Alexandra was an invaluable asset to our program. Not only did she help me master the goal-setting setting process, she also gave me insightful suggestions regarding how to best navigate the corporate world. "
- Bilen Wecheffo Mammo, Microsoft
"Alexandra's own career story is both inspiring and empowering. She has had experiences with companies both large and small and a firm grasp of what it takes to create positive employer-employee relationships. Most importantly, Alexandra understands the student and young professional audience. Her advice resonates with them, and she quickly earns personal and professional credibility…
- Aspasia Apostolakis, Northwestern University