Alexandra Levit

I wish I had seen Alexandra earlier in my career, but I am glad I have seen her now! Her advice for college students, HR Professionals and business owners is invaluable.


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, How'd You Score That Gig?, Success for Hire, MillennialTweet, New Job, New You, and Blind Spots.

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, and a U.S. Department of Labor course that helps military veterans transition to the civilian workforce.

Alexandra consults, writes, and explores leadership development, career and workplace trends on behalf of Microsoft, American Express, Intuit, and DeVry University. She has spoken at hundreds of organizations around the world including the American Management Association, the Federal Reserve Bank, Campbell Soup, McDonalds, and Whirlpool.

Alexandra is also a frequent national media spokesperson and 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. She 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 the author of one of Forbes' best websites for women.

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Alexandra in Action

Alexandra Levit – Generational Speaker, Career Speaker
Alexandra Levit at Cornell University
  • "We were all shaking our heads in agreement as (Alexandra Levit) engaged the interns in discussions about assertive communication, active listening, attitude, networking, and corporate persona."

    – Peggy Hecht, Federal Reserve Bank
  • "Alexandra (Levit)'s session on Millennials made our Marketing Conference a homerun! Everyone today is thirsting for insight into how to think like and reach out to this emerging market – and Alexandra delivers real-life examples and clarity."

    – Jay Kassing, Marquis Software

Alexandra’s Topics

A dynamic and down to earth speaker, Alexandra has addressed international audiences ranging from Fortune 500 leaders to small groups of overseas students. In addition to sharing concrete strategies that audience members can employ tomorrow, Alexandra peppers her remarks with real life anecdotes from her ten years in the corporate world.

Custom Programs

Alexandra's customized programs range in length from a 1-hour keynote speech to a 3-hour educational seminar and are targeted to corporate audiences, university audiences, women audiences, and mid-career audiences.