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Phil Blair, author of "Job Won!," an insightful guide on what employers are really looking for shares strategies and techniques to leverage your education and experience and build a career you're passionate about. Recorded on 06/18/2014.
Now in its 15th year, the UCSB New Venture Competition is an opportunity for any UCSB student to learn how to start a business. Competition events take place throughout the school year. The year's activity culminates in when finalist teams present their investor pitches at the New Venture Finals in Corwin Pavilion at UCSB. All teams in the finals receive cash prizes. Part 2.
Is China's rush to adopt American lifestyles good for the global economy? Can its embrace of consumerism possibly be sustained? At what cost? UC San Diego Professor of History Karl Gerth explores these questions, drawing on his book, "As China Goes, So Goes the World: How Chinese Consumers are Transforming Everything." Gerth is presented by the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at UC San Diego. Recorded on 10/09/2014.
UC Berkeley lecturer Saru Jayaraman gives a rousing talk describing the harsh and unequal treatment of the nation's restaurant staff as she argues for increasing the minimum wage in what is now the second largest and fastest growing industry in the country. Jayaraman is presented as the keynote speaker at the Fall 2014 Board of Advisors Dinner for the Goldman School of Public Policy at UC Berkeley. Recorded on 10/23/2014.