Marketing art from the heart

“If you want to stay relevant and current, you have to invest in yourself and embrace a lifetime of learning.”

Public procurement book elevates strategic decisions

“The beauty of procurement is that it forces us to become innovative and flexible within the space allotted by procurement … More

Silicon Valley clinical researchers teach annual one-week intensive

“Discoveries in technology and science are giving us a greater chance of having a positive impact on disease and creating … More

What is a LinkedIn Recruiter Looking For?

One of the things you learn when you’re studying the latest social media strategy and best practices is how important … More

UCSC Extension steps up to train the next generation of supply chain managers

“Companies are recognizing the value of skilled supply chain managers who can affect the bottom line.” Darin Matthews, Founding Chair, … More

Talent acquisition: Key skills every HR student should study

“You have to have a talent acquisition strategy that includes how to work with the gig economy, the global economy, … More

Hungarian translator becomes Silicon Valley tech writer

“People were very positive here. They weren’t complaining. They focused on solving problems and building things together. The weather and … More

Construction contractor builds new software career

“I needed some place to start if I was going to get a new career. Once I got the certificates, I … More

Closing the gap on salary equity in public procurement

By DARIN MATTHEWS, FNIGP, CPPO, CPSM Instructor, Supply Chain Management The procurement and supply chain profession has come a long … More

A first step into Silicon Valley-style HR

“I couldn’t have asked for more. It’s been vital to understand the complexities of laws in HR along with cultural … More

Sudha Shankar, UCSC Silicon Valley Extension alumna

Engineer combines passions for UX design and project management

Between her undergraduate, graduate degree and now her professional certificates, Sudha Shankar has pursued her education on three different continents. … More