Because Berkeley MBA graduates are self-starters—and Students Always—the Haas School provides tools and resources to help you market yourself strategically and follow a career path that keeps you engaged and ever-striving for excellence.
Increase your potential for success by working with a coach. Our team uses various self-assessment tools when needed to unlock deeper insights and awareness with a view to facilitating your career pivot. Make an appointment with one of our team via CMG Bears (dedicated Haas MBA alumni link).
CMG Resources contains a wealth of information, data, tools, templates, guides, and frameworks to help you determine your path forward.
Proactive networking is the most successful way to investigate new companies and career opportunities, gain access to people inside the organizations you’re targeting, and get a new job that matches your skills and ambitions. Haas offers many ways in which to keep in touch with peers who might be a source of opportunity.
Also check out our networking resources on the CMG website.
HoneIt provides job seekers with 1:1 interview coaching from real industry experts in their target jobs AND feedback not often offered by company recruiters through the hiring process. Nick Livingston, EWMBA 14, developed an exclusive portal for Berkeley Haas alumni seeking jobs, and willing to provide their expertise.
Job seekers can build an online reputation through KarmaCircles (KC). On KC, people give and receive professional help for free. Founded by serial entrepreneur Deepak Goel, EWMBA 10, who has personally provided 300+ informational interviews and advisory meetings in the past few years alone. His KC profile: karmacircles.com/deepak
In keeping with the Haas School’s defining principle, “Students Always,” enjoy discounted on-demand courses on Proformative Academy, a unique professional development platform for the office of the CFO. Haas alumni can try their first course for free, a $249 value., by using discount code = HAAS
- Resumes: Your resume can be more than a generic career calling card. Leverage our templates and guides in CMG Resources to hone your resume and LinkedIn profile, and make an appointment with an advisor to receive feedback before sharing it with prospective employers. Appointments are made via CMG Bears.
- Cover letters: Learn to craft cover letters that inspire potential employers to investigate the skilled professional behind your resume—view samples in CMG Resources.
- Negotiating: Whatever avenue of business you choose, at one time or another, you’ll need to negotiate something, whether it’s a new client contract or a raise in salary. Sharpen your skills to improve your outcomes. Benchmark against the most recent Haas Alumni Salary Survey in CMG Resources (Negotiating your Total Compensation > Resources > Haas Salary Information).