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Hiring Market Strong, Salaries Up for the MBA Class of 2013

Hiring Market Strong, Salaries Up for the MBA Class of 2013

From management consulting in Paris to cleantech in the Bay Area to culinary tourism in Asia, the full-time Berkeley MBA class of 2013 has launched new careers and new ventures in a strong hiring market with higher salaries.


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Win a NEW iPad Air in Our Alumni Survey Raffle
What's the easiest way to score a new iPad Air? Simply spend 7 minutes completing the Berkeley-Haas Alumni Engagement Survey. Upon completion, enter the raffle for one of two iPads donated by Yeti Data, founded by Haas alum Victor Szczerba. But hurry. The survey closes soon! You received the survey link via email yesterday morning (the subject line starts "LAST CHANCE"). Didn't get it? Check your spam folder or Gmail promotions tab or contact If you took the survey and entered the raffle, you're already in the running!

Haas Gala is Sold Out
The annual Haas Gala, which this year honors philanthropist Douglas E. Goldman, MD, BA '74, as Business Leader of the Year, is sold out. Thanks to our many alumni, friends, and donors for your overwhelming support of this annual tradition.

Alumni Invited to View Dean's Speaker Series — Live or Later
Created primarily for Haas' current students, the Dean's Speaker Series allows alumni an opportunity to view the classroom experience as a 'fly on the screen'. View the lectures live or come back later to the alumni website's Haas Insights video pages. TODAY, Oct 31 at 12:30 pm, Nature Conservancy CEO Mark Tercek will speak on Marrying Capitalism and Environmentalism, and his unusual career path.
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Real Estate Resurgence: Sustainable or Mirage? Fisher Center Symposium to Explore State of Markets, Nov. 25
As housing prices soar and foreclosures wane, Ken Rosen, chairman of the Fisher Center for Real Estate and Urban Economics, will provide his insider view of the market at the center's 36th Annual Real Estate and Economics Symposium in San Francisco.

BTTR Ventures with Martha Stewart

Fast-Tracked: Alumni-Led Companies Noted for Explosive Growth
Six firms whose skyrocketing growth is being led by Haas alumni recently made the San Francisco Business Times "Fast 100" list of the Bay Area's fastest private companies.

Haas Hosts Third Annual Hacking Health Competition
Trial Connect, a team that designed software to reduce clinical trial costs, carried home the top prize at UC Berkeley's third annual Hacking Health competition. Whistleblower, a team with two evening-and-weekend MBA students, was named the most innovative entry for an oxygen meter for asthma patients.

Berkeley-Haas to Launch Mobile Learning Platform for Executive MBA Students
Berkeley-Haas announced the launch of a new mobile learning platform to create more flexibility and efficiency for its Berkeley MBA for Executives Program. EmpoweredU's platform will provide the tools, mobility, and ease of the iPad for a mobile learning experience.

Haas Founded/Owned/Operated Companies Invited to Haas Marketplace
The online Haas Marketplace showcases companies founded, owned, and/or operated by Berkeley-Haas alumni. Support your classmates and the Haas community -- and their businesses. Have a company to add? Email Rebecca.

Haas Places #9 in MBA50 Meta Ranking
Berkeley-Haas placed #9 among U.S. business schools in a meta ranking of full-time MBA programs by MBA50, a website focused on MBA programs and business schools.

Traveling? Attend Chapter Events Wherever You Go
Subscribe to any Haas alumni domestic or international chapter email list to be notified of other chapters' events. No password is needed to sign up on our list subscription page.

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HAN chapters will produce 200 alumni events worldwide. Online event calendar




Cover Letter No-No's
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17 Must-Haves for Your LinkedIn Profile
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Holiday Hope — for your job search
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Tips for a Stress-Free First Day on the Job
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MBA Alumni: Alumni Networked Job Search Team
Begins Tues, Nov 5 at 8 am — conference call
To learn more and register, please email

MBA Alumni: From Individual Contributor to People Manager
Wed, Nov 6 at Noon — Webinar
MBA alumni register in MBA CareerNet

MBA Alumni: MBA Career Fair

Thurs, Nov 14
MBA alumni register in MBA CareerNet

MBA Alumni: Coaching for Managers
Wed, Nov 20 at Noon — Webinar
MBA alumni register in MBA CareerNet


Alumni Benefit
Connect the Dots: Customized Networking Service
Thinking about your next career move or fine-tuning your network? The Haas Alumni Relations team can help you connect the dots. To take advantage of services customized to your specific needs, please complete this form.

More Alumni Benefits
Did you know that alumni services are powered by the Haas Fund? The Haas School supports many opportunities to engage with your network. Learn more about these remarkable benefits.

Your Alumni MBA CareerNet Briefcase...
...contains resources to help manage your career.
Career websites include resources for executives, flexible workforce recruiting, global jobs, networking, jobs in the nonprofit sector, executive search firms, salary information, and self-employment.



Explore New Options for Lifelong Learning
Conferences, lectures, and videos for your travels. Check out the menu of options for Lifelong Learning through Haas.

Ctr for Exec Ed, Berkeley-Haas
15% discount for Haas alumni. Enroll now and enter priority code "cee15" for your discount on these programs:

The Innovative Organization — Nov 18-22
Innovation drives the modern enterprise. Entrepreneurial leaders of successful firms thrive on capturing and capitalizing on the opportunities created by new technologies, new markets, new customers, and new ways of doing business. Our five-day innovation program for high-level managers delivers the skills to galvanize opportunity, evolve new strategies, lead new initiatives, and build "the innovative organization." Register

High-Impact Leadership — Nov 20-22
Learn how to engage in productive interpersonal exchanges and create influence over any audience. Our three-day program breaks the mold of conventional leadership workshops and utilizes powerful theater techniques to train participants in the art of communication. You will acquire public speaking and communication skills that make powerful impressions on your audiences and forge more productive relationships with coworkers. Register

Venture Capital Executive Program — Dec 2-6
Venture Capital is a driving force behind entrepreneurship and innovation, yet the unique inner workings of venture capital firms and their processes are a well-guarded secret, closed to those without privileged entrée. This program offers a window into the inside dynamics of the most successful venture capital firms in the world's premier innovation cluster: Silicon Valley, California. Register



Web Calendar

Nov 5 — Los Angeles, CA
Balancing California's Energy Equation Discussion

Nov 5 — Oakland, CA
Understanding & Improving Healthcare System Class

Nov 5 — Palo Alto, CA
Innovative Brand Building Presentation

Nov 6 — San Francisco, CA
Discover Cal: Science on the Edge

Nov 6 — San Francisco, CA
Interview Skills Presentation

Nov 7 — Novato, CA
Discussion on Innovation, Entrepreneurship & Leadership with Professors John Danner & Mark Coopersmith

Nov 9 — Irvine, CA
Demystifying the World of Hedge Funds & Quants

Nov 9 — Dubai, UAE
Joint MBA Beach Olympics

Nov 9 — Shanghai, PRC
Entrepreneur Development Workshop

Nov 12 — Oakland, CA
Understanding & Improving Healthcare System Class

Nov 13 — Tokyo, Japan
East Meets West Joint School Mixer

Nov 16 — San Francisco, CA
HULA Finalist Interviews

Nov 16 — Shanghai, PRC
Shanghai Berkeley Ball

Nov 17 — San Francisco, CA
HULA Finalist Interviews

Nov 17 — Tokyo, Japan
Katsunuma Winery Tour

Nov 18 — Palo Alto, CA
Body Language for Leaders

Nov 19 — London, England
Evening with UCSB Economics Nobel Laureate, Professor Finn Kydland

Nov 21 — Palo Alto, CA
BCEMBA Alumni Happy Hour (Peninsula)

Dec 5 — Berkeley, CA
Old Blues Luncheon

Dec 5 — San Francisco, CA
SF Chapter Holiday Party

Dec 19 — Palo Alto, CA
BCEMBA Alumni Happy Hour (Peninsula)

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Holly Schroth

Classified: Holly Schroth Teaches Students About Behind-the-Scenes Negotiations
Alienation or camaraderie. Betrayal or consensus. These were just some of different feelings students experienced last week—depending on their teams—during a multi-person, multi-issue exercise in Senior Lecturer Holly Schroth's Negotiations class.

John Morgan

SF Gate
Startup collects and sells better data
Prof. John Morgan was quoted on the challenges of collecting and selling consumer price data.

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