Haas Veterans Reflect on Student Life

The tight-knit group of veterans at Berkeley-Haas not only has combat training and military experience in common, but also shares a deep sense of gratitude to be studying at the business school. Read more


Alum and Former GM Vice Chair Bob Lutz Announces Winners of Volt Raffle Social Media Competition
Alumnus and former GM vice chairman Bob Lutz, BS 61, MBA 62, announced the four undergraduate students who won a social media competition for a Chevy Volt raffle to benefit the school's Young Entrepreneurs at Haas (YEAH) Program.

Join the Conversation ... 2 Minutes, 50 Words
Will Occupy Wall Street impact the 2012 presidential elections? And ... How has hiring a Haas alum affected the trajectory and success of your firm? Please take just five minutes to give us 50 Words. Also, view the responses from other alumni: Join the Conversation

Haas Undergrad Competes in Miss World
Victoria Pham, BS 12, competed among a record 120 contestants in the recent 2011 Miss World pageant in London. The event was broadcast live from Earls Court to more than 100 countries.



MBA Students Diagnose Better Career Paths for Physicians in Case Competition
Five Berkeley MBA students who outlined a bold plan to motivate physicians in a teaching hospital claimed second prize in the National MBA Human Capital Case Competition at Vanderbilt's Owen School Oct. 29.

Vote for Alumni's Modify Watches as a Top Young Startup
Modify Watches - led by Aaron Schwartz and Gary Coover, both MBA 10, and Liz Callahan, MBA 11 - has been nominated as one of the top young startups in the U.S.



MBA Team Takes Third in Brand Management Challenge
After preparing their case analysis for more than 30 hours straight, five Berkeley MBA students claimed third prize in the Carlson School's Elite Eight Brand Management Case Competition this past weekend.

Conference to Explore Mass Customization and Open Innovation
The Haas School's Garwood Center for Corporate Innovation is co-hosting a conference this month to share knowledge about how two major schools of thought on innovation - mass customization and open innovation - can work harmoniously together.

Haas Marketplace for the Holiday Season
Are you a business owner? Want to promote your products/services to the Haas community? Sign up now and take advantage of the upcoming holidays. Companies featured in the Haas Marketplace offer special prices on their products and services to members of the Haas Community, and/or they give a portion of revenue to the Haas Fund. Vintners, caterers, financial service providers, clothing & accessory designers are a few examples. To be a featured business in the Marketplace, contact Karla Rodebush in the Alumni Relations office.




Job Outlook: The Candidate Skills and Qualities Employers Want
Employers are looking for team players and candidates with strong verbal communication skills, according to respondents to NACE's Job Outlook 2012 survey. Learn more

The National Association of Colleges and Employers connects campus recruiting, and provides best practices, trends, research, professional development, and conferences. Learn more

A New Frontier for Venture Capital Jobs and Investment
You've heard that BRIC represents the hot emerging economies of the world (Brazil, Russia, India and China). But a better acronym for opportunity for venture capital jobs and investment might be VIC -- Vietnam, India and China. Learn more

What Your Interview Style Says About Your Personal Brand
Although it often takes time to cultivate an online personal brand, it's easy to watch what you say on social networking sites to ensure your communications align with the brand you hope to create. Learn more


Haas Fall MBA Career Fair (Employers Wanted)
Tues, Nov. 15, 5:30 - 8:00 pm, drop-in, Bank of America Forum at Haas
This is a drop-in event for students and alums seeking immediate, post-graduation and summer internship opportunities. Company recruiters will discuss their positions and learn about your background and interest. Remember to bring resumes. Business casual attire is preferred. Register in the workshop section of MBA CareerNet

Details about the companies and their opportunities will be emailed out shortly before the event to those that have registered. Companies registered as of Nov. 7th:

Adobe Systems, Alfa Fellowship Program, Bazaarvoice, Dell, eBay, Lam Research, Microsoft, Rocket Fuel, Shutterfly, TinyCo., The Wine Club.

Employers-please contact Rich Wong for more info.


2010 Haas Alumni MBA Salary Survey
The Berkeley MBA Alumni Compensation Bi-Annual Survey is provided by the MBA Career Management Group and the Alumni Relations Office. The survey results can be found under Salary Negotiations in the "Resources" section of MBA CareerNet. Or, View the Survey Now (username = alumni p/w = salarysurvey)

Haas MBA Career Management Staff Available for Help Today!
MBA alumni in transition and/or affected by the economic turmoil - please contact the Haas MBA Alumni Career Management Group for assistance with career coaching, interviewing tips, and resume review. There are also many events, webinars, directed job search teams, and other resources available to you today. To learn more, please EMAIL or call us at 510-643-3108.



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

Negotiations and Influence
Dec 12-14, 2011
Gain the skills you need to develop a network of high-productivity relationships that are critical to success. This highly popular course teaches you how to navigate interactions with all types of people and colleagues to gain the results you want. Negotiations experts lead in-depth practice sessions that enabling you to improve your skills throughout the program. Register

Leading with Ethics and Compliance
Feb 13-15, 2012
Maximize performance and innovation with integrity. Leading with Ethics and Compliance equips E&C professionals with the skills to develop and leverage influential E&C programs that inform organizational strategy. Experts in the field of E&C from UC Berkeley, Microsoft, Google and more lead in-depth courses and discussions. Register

The Executive Program in Innovation
Feb 13-17, 2012
Learn the skills to embrace complex, unpredictable business environments and the acumen to turn new ideas into pioneering products and services. Framed by the exceptional caliber of Berkeley-Haas, The Executive Program in Innovation is unmatched for its academic theory and for its partnership with innovation leaders in the renowned Bay Area business environment. Register



Web Calendar

Nov 12 - Shanghai
Berkeley Ball 2011

Nov 12 - Shanghai
Berkeley/Shanghai Biotech Forum

Nov 14 - Oakland
YEAH Golf Tournament

Nov 16 - Irvine, CA
Mobile Industry Discussion

Nov 16 - New York
Cal/UCLA Happy Hour

Nov 19 - Berkeley
Mountain Bike Ride

Dec 2 - Berkeley
Lawrence Berkeley Lab Tour

Dec 6 - San Francisco
Multi-School MBA Networking Evening



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