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.
Much has been said in recent years about diversity and inequity in the workplace. Here in Silicon Valley, corporate leaders have promised to increase diversity for years. Many past efforts, however, have only been marginally effective, at best. The historic legacy has been difficult to shift.
Understanding bias is a journey of our cultural history and ourselves. Here are three quick tips to help you begin your journey to creating a more equitable and inclusive world.
FROM THE DEAN’S DESK There has been a lot of uncertainty this past year. As we’ve waited for clearer skies, … More
What are the top 10 soft skills you need to be job ready and grow your career? Learn about them in the new UCSC Silicon Valley online Soft Skills course. It’s free!
Sure, it’s been an incredibly tough job market for many of us and the horizon is still uncertain. Consider, however, the latest labor news out of the California Employment Development Department on hot, Silicon Valley jobs.
University of California instructors will bring Udacity’s widely popular online curriculum to classrooms this fall in a new partnership to prepare data science professionals for the workforce.
Sara Osheim, a UCSC Silicon Valley Extension Student Services representative, is making a difference with “Queer Youth Updates,” a creative monthly newsletter for the Santa Cruz community.
The Silicon Valley leisure and hospitality sector posted the most new jobs last month but still remained the highest unemployed sector.
The the UC Santa Cruz Natural Reserves System has been sharing some of its treasures in brief captivating videos of five regional ecosystems that ring the Monterey Bay.
The very first days of UC Santa Cruz come alive in striking black and white photographs by Ansel Adams in a newly released two-volume collection of oral histories depicting the 50-year history of the experimental campus.
Immigration experts answer questions about F-1 and H-1B visa status and remote working and internships in this webinar from UCSC Silicon Valley Extension.
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.
Unemployment numbers may be grim, but change is afoot. UCSC Silicon Valley Extension Dean P.K. Agarwal talks about The Shape of the Future.
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.
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?
Silicon Valley unemployment dropped in December 2019 to 2.2 percent.
“The end of the year is often a time of reflection.”
We are all focused on preparing our students for the future.
To celebrate the annual UC Santa Cruz First Generation Initiative, we bring to you 12 stories of our UCSC Silicon … More
California celebrated its 114th month of job expansion in August and Silicon Valley and the greater San Francisco Bay area … More
“P.K. has had a distinguished career in high tech spanning the public, private, and nonprofit sectors.” P.K. Agarwal, a seasoned … More
The state’s 112-month employment expansion is the second-longest on record.
“Business needs to see inside the black box.”
“Would you be brave enough to do this?”
The biggest job gain for Santa Clara County was in the Information sector.
“The HRBP is a broad role. It’s a whirlwind adventure every working day!”
“If it’s viable, it will grow.”
Year over year, the Silicon Valley information industry gained 9,200 jobs.
The biggest job gains in March were in the government arena.