Alexandria Jacobson
Staff Reporter at Built In
Expertise: Artificial intelligence, data science
Education: Northwestern University

Alexandria Jacobson is a Built In staff reporter covering artificial intelligence and data science for the features team. 

Her work has been published by various outlets including ABC NewsChicago Sun-TimesThe Chicago ReporterABA JournalThe Lens, StreetWise Magazine, Social Justice News Nexus, and more. She earned her master’s and bachelor’s degrees in journalism from Northwestern University and has taught journalism classes at Northwestern University and DePaul University. 


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Hands picking apart a website during a website redesign.
Experts share how to approach a website redesign
A credit car and embedded finance icons integrated into a smart phone.
The inevitable technology allows quicker and easier access to financial services — without needing to go through banks.
a large U.S. dollar bill sinking in water
Stop draining money, time and resources into work that’s not serving you. If something is not working, let it go.
Hands of divers peole stacked on top of each other in a commitment to DEI Initiatives.
DEI initiatives such as pay equity analysis, employee resource groups and DEI training can create a truly inclusive work environment.
A person holding a smart phone with a ride share app displayed.
Uber and Lyft are just two of your options for hailing a ride.
A large magnet attracting employees as an employee retention strategy.
Keep your employees happy with flexibility, strong communication, and an inclusive environment.
A question mark surrounded by potential HR candidate profiles.
These answers to common interview questions will help you move onto an interview with the hiring manager.
A bar graph with a leaf icon on a laptop representing the increasing benefits of green computing.
Cutting the carbon emissions and energy consumption of data centers and computing technologies is key to reducing tech’s environmental footprint.
A mountain with a path to the peak marked by connecting dots ending in a flag as an employee embarks on a work performance, improvement journey.
Managers! Here are tips for helping an underperforming employee.
AI ethics making an AI software think twice about its next decision.
AI is a powerful tool that should be used responsibly and thoughtfully to reduce harm.
A NFT scammer sawing a circle under a NFT token attempting to steal the NFT.
Keep your NFTs and crypto safe with these tips.
A card with a fishing hook attached to it as it is being stolen through a phishing scam.
Fraudsters are posing as trusted people via phone calls, text messages and emails to trick victims into sharing personal or sensitive information.