Business and Workplace Author, Speaker, and Consultant
Alexandra Levit’s goal is to help people succeed in meaningful jobs, and to build relationships between organizations and top talent. A former nationally syndicated columnist for the Wall Street Journal and a current writer for the New York Times, Alexandra has authored several books, including the bestselling They Don’t Teach Corporate in College.
In addition to the Career Advisory Board, Alexandra consults, writes and explores leadership development, career and workplace trends on behalf of American Express, Canon, Deloitte and Intuit. She is regularly featured in outlets including the New York Times, USA Today, National Public Radio, CNN, ABC News, CNBC, Forbes, the Associated Press and Glamour. Alexandra was just named an American Management Association Top Leader for 2014 and has also been Money Magazine’s Online Career Expert of the Year and is the author of one of Forbes’ best websites for women.
Since serving as a member of Business Roundtable’s Springboard Project, which advised the Obama administration on current workplace issues, Levit produced the critically acclaimed JobSTART 101, a free online course that better prepares college students and graduates for the challenges of the workplace, and a U.S. Department of Labor course that helps military veterans transition to the civilian workforce.
Known as one of the premiere spokespeople of her generation, Levit regularly speaks at conferences, universities, and corporations around the world including the American Management Association, the Federal Reserve Bank, Campbell’s Soup, McDonalds, and Whirlpool — on issues facing modern employees such as how to communicate effectively between generations.
Levit has over 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 with her husband Stewart and their two young children.