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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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...

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 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.

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

Employee engagement has stagnated over the past decade or so.

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

Come celebrate the International Project Managers’ Professional Development day! Join us on Saturday, Nov. 4, 2017 (8 am–5 pm) to hear from talented speakers, network with fellow project managers...

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...

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...

Do you feel like you are in a rut in your career and long to do something that feels more fulfilling, even if you have no idea what that might be? Do you know you're in the wrong job but feel...

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...

"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 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.

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.