A high 'do-to-say ratio' is important to start-ups; View pictures and video from Reunion Weekend and Alumni Conference; Complete the salary survey; Join an alumni job search team.

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Alumni Brainstorm for Public Schools

As part of a new program started by the Haas School's Center for Nonprofit and Public Leadership, seven alumni volunteered their time to advise Great Oakland Public Schools on how to help other urban districts.


For Summer Career Growth & Transitions — Use LinkedIn to Start Your Journey

Employers recruit talent throughout the summer. If this is your year for moving ahead in your current function, or for making a switch, then the time to activate your Haas-LinkedIn Network is now:

  1. Join 15K+ alumni in the Haas/Berkeley Alumni group.
  2. Target your networking with Haas-LI industry and regional groups.
  3. Use LinkedIn for discovery, then contact Haas and UC Berkeley alumni directly through the @cal Alumni Directory.

NYTimes Interview
TubeMogul CEO and Haas Alum: Culture and People are Everything

"We value the people who do what they say — they have a high 'do-to-say ratio.' That’s particularly important in a start-up where all the odds are against you in the beginning."

Steve Blank

From Student to Startup
At least nine serious startups are percolating from recent graduates, and probably half a dozen more are emerging. Many who pursued startup ideas while students hedge their bets by accepting a full-time job offer, with plans to work on their venture in their spare time. But a few are jumping in with both feet.

Berkeley Founders' Pledge Connects Cal Entrepreneurs, Makes Giving and Receiving Easier
UC Berkeley is learning how to support its alumni entrepreneurs while making philanthropy a key part of the equation. Through the Berkeley Founders' Pledge, Cal alumni and faculty at startups can stay connected to the campus ecosystem as their companies grow, and then, hopefully, fulfill a non-binding pledge to support Berkeley upon a liquidity event.

Steve Blank

Pictures and Videos Available from Reunion Weekend
It was a weekend of social connections, helpful workshops, and serious lectures. View photos and watch the videos of Alumni Conference presentations by David Aaker, Rich Lyons, Laura Tyson and other Haas faculty and indusry leaders.

New Alumni Benefit
Personalized Alumni Salary Reports from PayScale

Haas has partnered with PayScale, a leader in employee compensation data, to conduct a survey to help analyze alumni career success. Complete the anonymous, 10-minute survey online to receive an immediate report comparing your salary to others in your field. The survey closes on June 30.

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HAN chapters will produce 300 alumni events worldwide. Visit Our Calendar




12 Habits of Highly Effective Job Seekers

How to Evaluate a Job Offer

Escaping the Time-Scarcity Trap

The 8 Dumbest Career-Ending Mistakes That Smart People Make

How to Resign: 9 Keys to Leaving Your Job on Good Terms


MBA Alumni - Conference call
Alumni Networked Job Search Team
Begins on June 25 at 8am (5 weekly meetings)
MBA alumni register in MBA CareerNet under workshops

MBA Alumni - Webinar
How to Reconnect with Haas and Other Alums
Thurs, June 26 at noon
MBA alumni register in MBA CareerNet under workshops

MBA Alumni - Webinar
Refreshing Your LinkedIn Profile
Thursday, July 10 at noon
MBA alumni register in MBA CareerNet under workshops


Networking: Make Better LinkedIn Introductions
When should you introduce one colleague to another, and how do you do it. Tips for Using LinkedIn

Alumni Benefit
Connect the Dots: Customized Networking Service
Thinking about your next career move or fine-tuning your network? The Haas Alumni Relations team can help you connect the dots. To take advantage of services customized to your specific needs, please complete this form.

More Alumni Benefits
Did you know that alumni services are powered by the Haas Fund? The Haas School supports many opportunities to engage with your network. Learn more about these remarkable benefits.

Your Alumni MBA CareerNet Briefcase...
...contains resources to help manage your career.
Career websites include resources for executives, flexible workforce recruiting, global jobs, networking, jobs in the nonprofit sector, executive search firms, salary information, and self-employment.



Explore New Options for Lifelong Learning
Conferences, lectures, and videos for your travels. Check out the menu of options for Lifelong Learning through Haas.

Ctr for Exec Ed, Berkeley-Haas
15% discount for Haas alumni. Enroll now and enter priority code "cee15" for your discount on these programs:

High-Impact Leadership
Sep 3 - 5, 2014

Learn how to engage in productive interpersonal exchanges and create influence over any audience. High Impact Leadership breaks the mold of conventional leadership workshops and utilizes powerful theater techniques to train participants in the art of communication. You will acquire public speaking and communication skills that make powerful impressions on your audiences and forge more productive relationships with coworkers. Register

The Women's Executive Leadership Program
Oct 13 - 16, 2014

This program is for high-potential women seeking new levels of success as team leaders and organizational visionaries. The program is based on a very pressing and timely message: The world needs more women leaders. We will seek to develop women leaders by strengthening their sense of empowerment. Register

Leadership for IT Professionals
Nov 11 - 13, 2014

Business Leadership for IT Professionals is a career-advancing opportunity for IT professionals to step outside their day-to-day, and learn the business skills essential to becoming a strategic partner. Using a curriculum that blends case studies, personal coaching and dynamic exercises, our Berkeley Haas faculty draw upon decades of experience training IT and tech leaders from the Silicon Valley. Register



Visit Our Calendar

Jun 7 — Hermosa Beach, CA
'Day at the Beach' - Lawn Bowling Tournament

Jun 10 — San Francisco, CA
Giants Game

Jun 14 — Irvine, CA
Beyond Yourself - Spring Harvest Food Bank

Jun 14 — Woodburn, OR
Wooden Shoe Tulip Farm Tour

Jun 18 — Richmond, CA
Robotic Exoskeletons Presentation

Jun 19 — Chicago, IL
Discover Cal - Conversation with Chancellor Nicholas Dirks

Jun 19Palo Alto, CA
BCEMBA Alumni Happy Hour

Jun 24 — Los Angeles, CA
All B-School Happy Hour

Jun 25Denver, CO
Summer Social Event at Gov's Mansion

Jun 26Mountain View, CA
Haas Happy Hour

Jun 26 — Seattle, WA
CAA Annual Reception & Silent Auction for Cal Scholarships

Jul 17Palo Alto, CA
BCEMBA Alumni Happy Hour

Jul 19 — Mountain View, CA
Alumni/Student Picnic & Welcome Party

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