Learn about current hiring trends, best practices when communicating with employers and how to stand out in the hiring process.

In the ever-changing workplace, leaders with expertise in diversity, equity and inclusion are now more important than ever. We are excited that we'll soon be celebrating one year of our special DE...

Present bias is not a preference for gifts in a blue Tiffany bag but a psychological term for what can lead people to procrastinate. Basically, present bias means that individuals tend to favor...

Technology leaders are under constant pressure to develop the latest analytic innovations. However, reality dictates that the undertaking of AI and Machine Learning (ML) will require a measured...

You may be interested in attending graduate school in order to focus on a particular academic discipline or a specific profession

The Internet remembers. What you post on any of your social media channels stays with you.

What began as a gradual change from the 9-to-5 paradigm to an increasingly flexible approach to working styles has morphed into a complete reimagining of how work gets done in all types of...

LinkedIn is a fairly familiar platform to most professionals—it's an opportunity to build your digital brand and expand your network.

UC Berkeley Extension recently hosted Career Week, which sponsored informative events to help our students and community find the career of their dreams. Jeff Eyet, co-founder of big and...

Leaders across industries are struggling to find the right compromise between business objectives of performance and creativity, efficiency and innovation, and employees voicing their wishes to...

Applying Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning more widely in business is not a matter of if, but when. There is more and more data that can benefit from advanced processing, as well as an...

Effective salary negotiators understand how to frame the discussion in a way that addresses both sources of motivation, not only for themselves but also in ways that address the company's...

COVID-19 has not only impacted our personal lives, but it’s also changing how we see our professional work.

For decades, the realm of transportation management, warehouse management and order fulfillment remained set in archaic systems, isolated silos, inefficient processes and limited accessibility....

On the 51st anniversary of Earth Day, we are focusing on upcoming job opportunities in the green economy. While it’s still too soon to pin down job specifics of President Biden’s American Jobs...

In March, current and prospective students of our Personal Financial Planning certificate logged on to Zoom to hear how a recent graduate and members of the certificate's Advisory Board are...

Our Career Services team is pleased to announce the inaugural Career Week: “The Future of You,” to be held March 15-19, 2021.

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You read the restaurant sign again, and once you are sure it is not a case of “eat or be eaten,” you order food. To go.

Our subject-matter experts will dive deeper into the future factories to identify opportunities, threats, challenges and shifts that the convergence of breakthrough technology innovations will...

Join Black Girls CODE, Black Scientists Matter, and UC Berkeley Extension for a conversation with influential women in science.

On Monday, May 20, prospective and current project management students arrived at our San Francisco campus ready to hear from certificate alumni, instructors and working professionals. Program...

Are you happy with what you’re doing for a living? Do you wake up ready to take on the day’s challenges? Or, like many others, are you seriously considering a career change?

Volunteering your time is the epitome of altruism, but a related benefit to your selfless service is that it can also give you a career boost.

Employee engagement has stagnated over the past decade or so. According to a recent Gallup report on the State of the American Workplace, 51% of workers are “not engaged and have not been for a...

The dilemma: To get a job, you need experience. But to get experience, you need a job. But is a job the only way to get experience?

We are in the midst of some very significant changes in our workforce, jobs and management.

For those of you who are not yet PMP®-certified and are considering whether to take that next step in your career, now is the time to get going.

Certain circumstances may require you to work from home, or you might choose a flex-work arrangement on certain days if that is an option.

20% of job growth for web developers through 2020 according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a mean annual wage of $82,000 in California.

Even junior web developers can pull down $70...

“Agile is the future,” says Dave Pendorf, VP of Business Operations at Planisware, a company that provides project portfolio–management software solutions.

On Wednesday, August 14, current Project Management certificate students and others who are interested in taking the PMP® Exam came to our San Francisco location to hear how our esteemed panelists...

Informational interviews can play a powerful part in your career development. Following best practices can make all the difference in forging mutually beneficial career connections.

A 2018 survey from labor-market data firm Burning Glass revealed more than 150,000 nationwide listings included data analysis in the job title; more than 27,000 of those jobs were located in...

Taking a single course or a full certificate is a worthwhile investment in your career that many companies will sponsor in order to retain great talent. In so doing, many organizations offer...

Every year, I make a New Year’s resolution. And every year—somewhere around the first week of February—that resolution goes out the window.

In this webinar, "Creating Your Job Search Strategy: Practical Tips to Find and Land Your Next Role," career coach and consultant Erin Ewart presents strategies for managing your time, and shares...

In 2016, Lou Adler (CEO of performance-based Hiring Learning Systems) and LinkedIn conducted a survey of former job seekers, asking how they landed their current job. According to the findings, “...

In this workshop, you'll use interactive exercises to explore and identify the values, transferable skills, motivations and personal realities that you'll want to align as you consider new career...

In this workshop, pick up some personal branding, networking and job interviewing strategies, and walk away with a personal road map for your career transition.

Career coaches, hiring managers and pundits agree that today’s careers are less likely to be linear and more waves of continuous learning and re-invention. What does that mean?

Take creating your own brand one step further by creating a résumé that reflects your new brand statement and that employers will want to read.

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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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...

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...

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...

Today, you’ll find Rebecca Anderson helping students and working professionals find firm footing into a career that they are passionate about—even if that career isn’t what they had originally...

In this free webinar, learn some easy profile tweaks and take advantage of new features to make the LinkedIn platform more effective for you.

Check out Rebecca Anderson's presentation on creating Brand You, with tips on optimizing your résumé and LinkedIn profile.

In addition to launching its new website, the International Forum for Behavioral Finance and Economics has opened registration for the 2017 Behavioral Finance Symposium, to be held Nov. 3 and 4....

Making a career transition can be bewildering: how do you find jobs? How can you stand out as a candidate? And, if you finally get an interview, how do you showcase yourself as the best candidate...

According to the National Association of Advisors for the Health Professions, more than 53,000 medical school hopefuls applied for just 21,000 available spots—so only about 40% of applicants were...

The HR Certification Institute (HRCI) announced revisions to the exam content outline for the Senior Professional in Human Resources International™ (SPHRi™) certification to reflect the need for...

Digital marketing expert and LinkedIn marketing account executive Giselle Sevgi, M.B.A., joined us at our recent Brand You presentation to provide some do’s and don’ts on improving your personal...

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

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...

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...

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...

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.

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.

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.

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

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

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...

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

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

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

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