There are dozens of reasons why professionals exit the workforce. They’re caring for small children. Or they are in the armed forces. Or they are diagnosed with a serious illness or injury. Or

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Feel your stress levels rising? Stop, take a moment and try one of our five easy ways to get the stress out of your day. Post this by your desk so when you need it, you've got a handy visual

Earlier this month, I posted some ways to reduce the stress and anxiety that might come from various

We are proud to announce that we’ve been named “Best Continuing Education for 2018” in an Oakland Magazine reader's poll. An East Bay institution since 1891, UC Berkeley Extension now helps tens

One in five Americans is affected by mental health conditions, including anxiety. It happens to the best of us. You feel as if you keep putting off making a change in your life. Or maybe your

Have you heard of the new career trend sweeping the nation? It’s called the “Side-Hustle” and it enables career changers to test the waters of a new career or pursue a passion without quitting

With an eye on increasing diversity in the workforce, here are some interesting videos to bring inspiration, awareness and thought-provoking ideas on the power of inclusion. 

Although the statistics point to a growing and more diverse U.S. population, we continue to see patterns of unequal representation in the workforce. The gender pay gap persists in the U.S.

There are numerous resources at your disposal to ensure that you don’t go off-balance when taking a single course or a full certificate’s curriculum. Here are my favorite tips that are not only

Everybody has their own thoughts on how to achieve a work/life balance—or if a work/life balance is even realistic. We culled through the top YouTube videos on how others are finding work/life/

The concept of achieving and maintaining work/life balance feels like one of those buzzwords that is touted, but not often fully ingrained in the corporate culture. When a 40-hour work week looks

We recently had the pleasure to join together to celebrate the must-deserved recipients of the 2018 Honored Instructor Awards.

Employee engagement has stagnated over the past decade or so.

Here’s some “food for thought” to help ease your transition.

Online learning, as with any academic endeavor, does require significant effort and a commitment to keeping up with the assignments and engaging with the course material.

A professional portfolio, in either electronic or hard-copy format, showcases your skills, experiences and accomplishments to a potential employer.

A well-written cover letter gives you an opportunity to clearly demonstrate your suitability for the desired position and lets potential employers get to know you better.

A well-written cover letter gives you an opportunity to clearly demonstrate your suitability for the desired position and give potential employers a chance to get to know you better

It is your responsibility to take advantage of the opportunities that occur and achieve your goals. No one else is going to manage your career for you.

If you are exploring a new professional area of interest, you may want to set up an informational interview.

Researchers were startled to find that "71% of in-demand skills are required across two or more job categories."

A list of resources that includes general job search, information-gathering and resource building tools across all disciplines and professional subject areas.

How do you decide if it is time to make a change?

Nearly 1 in 5 employees (about 21 percent of the workforce) are planning to leave their current employers.

Interviewing is essential for your growth, expanding your network, understanding your value in the marketplace and crafting a career that will meet your highest goals.