Alexandra Levitâ€™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 and a current syndicated columnist for Metro US, Alexandra has authored several books, including the popularÂ They Donâ€™t Teach Corporate in College,Â Howâ€™d You Score That Gig?,Â Success for Hire,Â MillennialTweet, andÂ New Job, New You . Her book on the top myths of business success is due out from Penguin/Berkley in spring 2011 and her new web site is JobStart101.org.
Alexandra is a member of the Business Roundtableâ€™s Springboard Project, which is advising the Obama administration on current workplace issues. 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, Cosmopolitan, and Fortune, and her articles regularly appear on the home pages of MSN and Yahoo!. She was recently named Money Magazineâ€™s Online Career Expert of the Year and the author of one of Forbesâ€™ best websites for women.
Known as one of the premiere spokespeople of her generation, Alexandra regularly speaks at conferences, universities, and corporations including Campbellâ€™s Soup, CIGNA, the Federal Reserve Bank, McDonalds, and Whirlpool — on issues facing modern employees. Alexandra is also a global spokesperson for Microsoftâ€™s program for new hires and has recently been called upon to speak to executives and managers about how to most strategically leverage the talent of the Millennial generation.
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 son Jonah.