Can’t decide between earning a professional certificate or a master’s degree? Both options can fulfill career and hiring requirements, broaden your intellectual horizons and even lead to salary...

"I can't get a job if I don't have experience, but I can't get experience if I don't have a job." Writer Lorna Walsh became well aware of this catch when she switched gears to embark on an editing...

Before you can transform the lives of others while on payroll, you can make an impact and gain experience in your field as an intern or a volunteer. The coursework in our Post-Baccalaureate...

Not everyone is cut out to fully commit to higher education at 18 years old. Or at 22. Or even at 54. But what UC Berkeley Extension Honored Instructor Jane Anne Staw finds great about her...

Career strategist Nathan Tanner worked in finance for several years before earning his M.B.A. and transitioning into HR at LinkedIn. He eventually became HR Partner of Product, where he provided...

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.

You'd think writers would excel at filling out graduate school applications and submitting personal essays, right? Even if your writing chops are top-notch, you'll want to make sure you are fully...

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."

The following list of resources 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.