Career wisdom from the rink

So much of our career success is determined by where we set our gaze, the goals we set for ourselves, the relationships we build and the risks we take. When I was growing up, I was fascinated by computer technologies. I dove passionately into the world of technology and it has been quite a journey. 

Where were the job gains last month?

The recent spike in unemployment has shaken up the typical unemployment trends in California, pushing up smaller, rural communities in the rankings. The Silicon Valley region dropped to No. 5 in unemployment, tied with Modoc County.

Professional advice in the COVID age

In this video by P.K. Agarwal, dean of UCSC Silicon Valley Extension, you’ll hear some tips for navigating the professional world during the pandemic.

Making sense of the economic numbers

Here’s a context for the current challenging economic times due to the coronavirus. Remember: this too shall pass, says P.K. Agarwal, UCSC Silicon Valley Extension dean.

Emerging From the Chaos: A More Successful You?

Now that we’re looking at an extended period of living mostly within the confines of our own homes and working remotely, it may be the perfect time to refocus our professional outlook and reflect on how to push forward even while the ground is shifting below us. Is there an opportunity in this crisis that we come out of it more successful, personally and professionally?