What are the Top 10 Questions to ask during an interview? And what is the ideal resume for someone making a career change? Also, can the Watson supercomputer transform Global Healthcare? Berkeley Haas students are working to find out.

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Rainbow Real Estate Outlook

Storms or Rainbows Ahead?
Berkeley Haas
Real Estate Forecasts
Nationally reknowned for their accurate predictions, two experts will soon reveal what is driving the current real estate cycle and when it might end.
Ken Rosen will offer his annual outlook at the day-long symposium of the Fisher Center for Real Estate and Urban Economics in San Francisco on Nov 3. MORE INFO
Nancy Wallace will speak at the San Francisco Chapter's Real Estate Outlook event the evening of Nov 20. MORE INFO


Leadership Learned in the Barn
Can You Lead a Horse to Water?
Sixteen students headed far outside the classroom—to the paddock—to practice non-verbal leadership. The setting for the two-day Leading Others Through Natural Leadership course was De Vito's Equestrian Center in Walnut Creek.

Kurt Beyer

Are Entrepreneurs Born or Made?
In 2011 Peter Thiel, an early angel investor in Facebook and a co-founder of PayPal, paid 20 teenagers $100K each to not attend college. But are entrepreneurs a rare breed with intellectual gifts that allow them to bypass formal education? Hear what Haas lecturer Kurt Beyer has to say.

Is the Business Plan Dead?
As the Lean Startup process edges its way into the mainstream, favoring experimentation over elaborate planning, the movement's leader, Haas School Lecturer Steve Blank, says the new business model canvas is getting even better with the launch of Alexander Osterwalder's new book, Value Proposition Design.

Income inequality

Why Should We Care About Income Equality?
How does income inequality impact economic growth, education, social mobility, and politics? Hear some insights from Haas professor and former dean Laura Tyson, and Emmanuel Saez, economics professor and head of the Center for Equitable Growth at UC Berkeley.

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Why Are These Alumni Beaming at Cal's Student Union Topping Out Party?
"When I applied to Haas I wrote in my essay how I wanted to make a mark on the Bay Area skyline through the company that my dad started in 1979," said Tom Glazier BS 04, vice president and co-owner of Hayward-based Glazier Steel. "Seeing that happen at Berkeley is particularly rewarding."

Art of the Start

Top Ten Mistakes of Entrepreneurs

Guy Kawasaki, Berkeley Haas Executive Fellow and celebrated entrepreneur, innovator, venture capitalist, and author, reveals what not to do when building a company—from the inception to the exit.

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Women's Fashion Founder Dishes on Startups, Going to China
Alice + Olivia President Deanna Berkeley discusses her journey into the fashion world and how she has grown this contemporary clothing line to 800 points of sale in more than 50 countries since 2002. The company recently made a major entree into the Greater China and Southeast Asia market.

Student Teams Can Tackle Your Global Challenges
Engage a team of students to help your organization redefine how you do business globally. These teams from Berkeley Haas International Business Development work with private organizations, nonprofits, and governments to tackle a variety of management consulting issues on an international scale. Proposals for Spring 2015 are now being accepted.

Energy Guide Label

Could a Better Yellow Label Change Consumer Habits?
An emerging view of consumers as "rationally inattentive" outlines the challenges of encouraging energy-efficient behavior. Berkeley Haas associate professor Lucas Davis is discovering ideas to address those challenges.




All Alumni
LinkedIn Networking: Connect Before You Need to Ask for Favors - (webinar)
Mon, Nov 3 at 10am
MBA alumni register in MBA CareerNet under workshops
Other alumni registration

MBA Alumni
Executive Resumes - Learn How to Write a Powerful Resume - (webinar)
Mon, Nov 3 at Noon
MBA alumni register in MBA CareerNet under workshops

MBA Alumni
CareerLeader--Discovering your Career in Business - (webinar)
Tu, Nov 4 at Noon
MBA alumni register in MBA CareerNet under workshops

MBA Alumni
Haas Presentation Group: Storytelling
Tu, Nov 4 at 7:30pm
MBA alumni register in MBA CareerNet under workshops

All Alumni
Perfect Your 'Elevator' Personal Pitch - (webinar)
Wed, Nov 5 at 10am
MBA alumni register in MBA CareerNet under workshops
Other alumni registration

All Alumni
Professional Presentations: Get Past the Dread and Build Your Brand - (webinar)
Wed, Nov 12 at 10am
MBA alumni register in MBA CareerNet under workshops
Other alumni registration

MBA Alumni
Writing Effective and Efficient Email - (webinar)
Wed, Nov 19 at 10am
MBA alumni register in MBA CareerNet under workshops

MBA Alumni
Technology Networking Night
Thu, Nov 20 at 5pm at the Bancroft Hotel in Berkeley
MBA alumni register in MBA CareerNet under workshops


11 Job Search Myths, Debunked By A Recruiter

Three Simple Steps To Building A Powerful LinkedIn Network

5 Ways You Could Botch a Job Application After the Interview

How to Choose the Right References


Take a Cal Student to Work: Host an Extern
Haas alumni are invited to be a sponsor for the Cal Externship Program and share your work day with a Cal student(s) over the January 2015 winter break. Co-sponsored by the Cal Career Center. Learn more

Recorded Career Webinars
Alumni Relations and MBA Career Management present a library of pre-recorded career webinars to support your career development. Create your free account and learn at your convenience.

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.

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



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:

Business Leadership for IT Professionals
Nov 11-13
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

Corporate Business Model Innovation
Nov 17-19
Corporate Business Model Innovation is led by three inspiring and engaging masters in the field of innovation. Attend and you will be introduced to new concepts in business model innovation, open innovation strategies, and applying startup models in a corporate context. This program will help you and your company learn how to develop, evaluate and scale new business models inside your company. Register



Visit Our Calendar

Oct 30 — New York, NY
MFE Information Session

Oct 30 — San Francisco, CA
Discover Cal - Transforming the Food System

Nov 2 — San Francisco, CA
BCEMBA Alumni Family Picnic

Nov 5 — Barcelona, Spain
Dinner with IBD Director

Nov 6 — San Francisco, CA
Haas Finance Club Networking Evening

Nov 6 — San Francisco, CA
Wine Tasting & Business Leadership Reception

Nov 6 — San Francisco, CA
MBA 2001 Happy Hour

Nov 8 — Irvine, CA
Estate Planning Presentation

Nov 8 — San Francisco, CA
Electric Car Event at Crissy Field

Nov 8 — Seoul, Korea
Berkeley Haas Golf Tournament

Nov 9 — Las Vegas, NV
Social Mixer with Visiting EMBA Students

Nov 11 — New York, NY
Monthly Social

Nov 13 — Las Vegas, NV
Cal vs. USC Football Game Viewing Party

Nov 13 — London, England
Drinks & BT Sport's Live Show at Olympic Park

Nov 13 — San Francisco, CA
Haas Healthcare Mixer

Nov 14 — Chicago, IL
Joint Business School Happy Hour

Nov 14 — San Francisco, CA
Haas Gala

Nov 16 — Palo Alto, CA
Cal Men's Soccer Game at Stanford

Nov 18 — Los Angeles, CA
Discover Cal - Transforming the Food System

Nov 18 — Los Angeles, CA
Wine Tasting Dinner at Petrossian

Nov 19 — Los Altos, CA
Networking for Social Impact

Nov 19 — Newport Beach, CA
Discover Cal - Transforming the Food System

Nov 20 — Berkeley, CA
MBA Technology Networking Evening

Nov 20 — San Francisco, CA
Real Estate Presentation with Professor Nancy Wallace

Nov 22 — Irvine, CA
Cal vs. Stanford Big Game Viewing Party

Nov 22 — Las Vegas, NV
Cal vs. Stanford Big Game Viewing Party

Nov 22 — Sacramento, CA
Cal vs. Stanford Big Game Viewing Party

Nov 22 — San Diego, CA
Cal vs. Stanford Big Game Viewing Party

Nov 22 — Santa Monica, CA
Cal vs. Stanford Big Game Viewing Party

Nov 22 — Zurich, Switzerland
5th Joint Business Schools Ball

Nov 23 — San Francisco, CA
HULA Scholarship Alumni Interviews

Nov 27 — Sydney, Australia
Global MBA Alumni Mixer

Dec 2 — Los Angeles, CA
All B-School Happy Hour

Dec 2 — San Francisco, CA
Post Seed Conference

Dec 3 — San Francisco, CA
HAN-SF Holiday Party

Dec 4 — London, England
Pre-Christmas Drinks

Dec 4 — Palo Alto, CA
Haas Happy Hour

Dec 9 — New York, NY
Monthly Social

Dec 11 — Berkeley, CA
Old Blues Luncheon

Dec 13 — San Jose, CA
Nutcracker Performance

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