December 7, 2015

How Can We Protect Workers in the Gig Economy?

Laura Tyson

Professor Laura Tyson, director of the Institute for Business and Social Impact, comments in Agenda on the dark side of digital platforms that are revolutionizing the nature of work and threatening the social safety net of workers.

Severin Borenstein

Prof. Severin Borenstein Wins Lifetime Achievement Award

Borenstein has spent nearly 30 years researching energy markets, which has won him the International Association for Energy Economics' Outstanding Contributions to the Profession Award.

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Three Berkeley Haas Leaders Make Thinkers50 List

Lecturer Steve Blank, Adj. Prof. Henry Chesbrough, and Affiliated Prof. Morten Hansen are named to list of pioneers described by the Financial Times as the "Oscars of management thinking."

Big Give

Berkeley Haas Raises Record Amount During Big Give

Just under $700,000 was raised during the campus-wide online fundraiser held Nov. 19 and Berkeley Haas ranked #2 among all schools and departments for the second year in a row.

Game Theory

Classified: Game Theory Class Turns to "Survivor" for Life Lessons

Prof. John Morgan launched his version of the CBS reality show that requires students to compete and in week nine only six of the 14 original teams are still in the running.

Berkeley Haas Blogs

Energy Institute:
Good Energy Books for 2015

Berkeley MBA:
Teams at Berkeley Haas: MBA Students Learn With—And From—Each Other

Berkeley EWMBA:
Evening & Weekend MBA Students Reap The Benefits of Commuting

Haas Undergraduate Students Blog:
Intro to the "Berkeley's Nobel Prize-Winning Economists" Series

Students Always: Lifelong Learning

Cameron Anderson

Haas Insights: 5 Styles Critical to Influence

Featuring Prof. Cameron Anderson, this seminar highlights the five major dimensions of interpersonal style that are critical to influence: credibility, strength, trustworthiness, likeability, and openness. Watch today.


Alumni Notes

Alumni Notes Submissions

Submit your alumni note for the Spring issue of BerkeleyHaas magazine. Deadline: Jan. 6, 2016. Promote your professional endeavors and reconnect with fellow alumni. Enter to win a $100 Amazon gift card. Submit today!

Menlo Circus Club

Save the Date:
Menlo Circus Networking Event

Join alumni, students, faculty and staff at the exclusive Menlo Circus Polo Club for Berkeley Haas' premiere networking event on Wednesday, Feb. 3, 2016. Save the date.

Visit Our Events Calendar

Dec 8 San Francisco — Holiday Party
Dec 8 Las Vegas — Holiday Party
Dec 9 Oakland — Fireside Chat with Mitch Kapor
Dec 10 Berkeley — Old Blues Luncheon
Dec 10 Chicago — Joint B-School Happy Hour
Dec 12 San Jose — The Nutcracker
Dec 16 Sydney, Australia — The Hero of Waterloo
Dec 18 Chicago — Holiday Luncheon
Jan 9 Los Angeles — Financial Modeling Workshop
Jan 12 Los Angeles — Chapter Board Meeting
Jan 13 Berkeley — Experienced-Hire MBA Networking
Jan 15 Palo Alto — Silicon Valley Annual Poker Tournament
Jan 20 San Francisco — Position Yourself for Success in 2016
Feb 3 Atherton — Menlo Circus Polo Club Networking Event

Career Management Workshops

(Register in MBA CareerNet under workshops)

Save the Date! Executive Recruiter/Experienced Hire Networking Night — Berkeley
Wed, Jan 13, 2016 5:45-9:00pm PT

Berkeley Haas Career Connect for MBAs has launched!
Volunteer as an industry advisor and give the next generation of Berkeley Haas alumni the advice you wish you'd had, at a time convenient for you.

Register and create a bio (or import your LinkedIn profile) to indicate your availability and areas of expertise. Your profile will show up for people searching for your know-how and you can connect with students and fellow alumni over the phone and in writing.

Give back in an impactful way, easily and on your own time. There are no obligations beyond responding to incoming requests. Your privacy is always protected — we won't share your contact info and phone consultations occur through conference numbers.

Join today and create your profile.

For questions about this initiative, contact the MBA Career Management Group.

Career Management Articles

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Having the Here's-What-I-Want Conversation With Your Boss

Career Management Newsletter...Jobs!

Start Your Weekend with a Positive Attitude
View the quality of jobs and career tips in our AlumniJobs newsletter, emailed every Saturday morning. No login ID is required to sign up.
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Career Networking

Your Networking Power Combo: LinkedIn and @cal
Discover how to use LinkedIn and the @cal Alumni Directory together. Find and contact specific alumni who can help leverage your network. Try our examples now.