Alexandra Cavoulacos

Member Since 2021

Alexandra Cavoulacos


The Muse

New York City Area

Alex is the co-founder of The Muse, a values-based career platform used by over 75 million people to research companies and careers. The Muse was named one of Fast Company's 50 Most Innovative Companies in the World and #3 Most Innovative Company for Enterprise. She is also the co-author of the national bestselling book The New Rules of Work: The Modern Playbook for Navigating Your Career (Crown Business, 2017). After a decade where she led or managed almost every function across the business first as COO then President, Alex left The Muse in summer 2021 to explore her own next career adventure. She continues to serve on the company’s board of directors. Alex has a passion for people development and management, and growing employees in their careers to hit their full potential. She is also a frequent speaker on the future of work, career growth and management, entrepreneurship and productivity. Prior to founding The Muse, Alex was a management consultant at McKinsey & Company, primarily focused on growth strategy for Fortune 500 companies. Originally from Paris, France, Alex is a passionate but infrequent long-distance cyclist, and an avid reader. She lives in New York City with her husband and two daughters.


  • Start-Ups
  • Entrepreunership
  • Strategy


December 15th, 2021

Experts say technology unlocks higher employee productivity

Here are 16 tips to consider before your staff members dive into training for the latest software tools.

October 29th, 2021

What 15 entrepreneurs wish they’d done before starting a business

Knowing what others who have been in your shoes wish they’d done can save you time, money, and effort.

September 17th, 2021

16 effective ways to praise your team for their great work

If you want your praise to make a positive impact on your team, you have to be consistent, and you need to spread it around.

August 11th, 2021

15 leaders' tips for destressing and getting your focus back

Stress is a natural part of life, but it doesn't have to derail your focus and productivity.


The Muse

The Muse is a career platform that helps candidates find the right fit and companies engage top talent. Smart companies work with us to give candidates the information they need to find the company that is right for them, and because we provide organizations with a variety of data & tools to share their story, measure the impact of their talent brand, and make their owned channels more robust. We know today’s candidates inside and out because over 70 million people rely on The Muse to help them craft more meaningful careers.


  • Internet
  • Job Search Platform