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.”
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“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.
“LinkedIn is an iterative process. Use it to meet new people, build trust, cultivate relationships and always engage.”
Make it crystal clear why you’re the right match for the position you’re specifically targeting.
What do you bring to their table?
“It’s been a tight market—even in this (EDA) niche.”
“We anticipate great things for 2019.”
“AI Frontiers is a great opportunity for our students.”
“We help professionals transition to each new stage of their career.”
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“The visibility and importance of UC Santa Cruz in Silicon Valley has never been greater—and we’re just getting started.”
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