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Alexandra Levit

  • Money Magazine's Online Career Expert of the Year
  • Workplace and Gen Y Speaker
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Illinois
Fees
Keynote (corporate): $10,000
Keynote (non-profit): $7,500

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Authors · Business · Business (Under Women's Conferences) · Communication Skills · Generational Diversity ...more · Marketing · Motivation · Social Media & E-Marketing · Women's Conferences Speakers · Youth/College Motivation ...less

About Alexandra

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... » read more

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.

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Speaker Programs

Communicating Across the Generations
This session for employees of all ages will share some of the communication frustrations between the four generations currently in the workforce and provide attendees with concrete strategies to build a better sense of community ...more
This session for employees of all ages will share some of the communication frustrations between the four generations currently in the workforce and provide attendees with concrete strategies to build a better sense of community in the organization. ...less
Managing the Millennials
This session for Baby Boomer and Generation X managers will provide an overview of the attitudes, behaviors, expectations, and communication styles of today's twenty-somethings and will explore tactics for recruiting and effectively retaining them long-term. ...more
This session for Baby Boomer and Generation X managers will provide an overview of the attitudes, behaviors, expectations, and communication styles of today's twenty-somethings and will explore tactics for recruiting and effectively retaining them long-term. ...less
They Don't Teach Corporate in College (Colleges)
This session for twenty-somethings will advise on developing an effective corporate persona, including how to make a positive first impression on business contacts and how to practice strong communication and diplomacy with colleagues. ...more
This session for twenty-somethings will advise on developing an effective corporate persona, including how to make a positive first impression on business contacts and how to practice strong communication and diplomacy with colleagues. ...less
Combating the 10 Myths of Business Success
This session will offer guidance for surviving and thriving in a post-recessionary business climate that eschews controversy, office politics, and quicky promotions and is returning to an emphasis on traditional workplace values like trust and ...more
This session will offer guidance for surviving and thriving in a post-recessionary business climate that eschews controversy, office politics, and quicky promotions and is returning to an emphasis on traditional workplace values like trust and direct communication. ...less
Effective Social Media Use for Professionals
This session will advise on the real-time social media environment your managers and employees are faced with, including what policies to put in place and what the individual should be encouraged and discouraged from posting ...more
This session will advise on the real-time social media environment your managers and employees are faced with, including what policies to put in place and what the individual should be encouraged and discouraged from posting online. ...less
Find a Soulcheck, Not a Paycheck
This session will focus on how to get your dream career started on the right foot, including how to do a simple but effective self-assessment, how to identify skills, how to scope out opportunities and ...more
This session will focus on how to get your dream career started on the right foot, including how to do a simple but effective self-assessment, how to identify skills, how to scope out opportunities and network in a chosen career, and how to tailor a resume that will stand out despite a lack of industry experience. ...less

""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..."

- 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..."

- Aspasia Apostolakis, Northwestern University

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