Thinking about changing careers?

Join human resource expert Kat Hsueh, a member of the UCSC Silicon Valley Extension Human Resource Management Advisory Board, in an online discussion about how to work toward your desired role. She’ll help you ask yourself what you really want and to understand the power of you. Heck, it’s all about you. Learn career tips on how to research, plan, and execute on getting the job that best fits you.


  • Intro: My own career change 
  • It’s all about you
  • Research 
  • Plan
  • Execute 
  • Assess
  • Q&A


Job Market Insights is a weekly community discussion providing strategies for professional success in this unique job market. It is hosted by UCSC Silicon Valley Extension, the professional development arm of UC Santa Cruz.


Please register to receive the webinar recording.


Kat Hsueh, B.S., HRM Certificate
Director, Talent and Technology, ROI Communication
—Most people who work in Human Resources are risk-averse. Kat Hsueh is a race car driver with a passion for strategic thinking—on the road, in HR leadership, and in career development. She began her career in hardware and software development, working in a range of product development and program manager roles at Amazon/Lab 126, Method Products, LeapFrog Enterprises, Adobe Systems and Master Replicas/Corgi International. She went on to serve in senior HR roles at At ROI Communication, FireEye and LinkedIn, where she helped establish HR systems and processes for a LinkedIn workforce that tripled during her two-year tenure from 2,000 to 6,000 employees. Kat earned a B.S. in textiles and clothing from UC Davis, a certificate in Human Resource Management from UCSC Silicon Valley Extension, and additional professional certification from the Society of Human Resources Management. She lives near Santa Cruz with her rescue pets.

Wednesday, December 9 at 2:00pm to 3:00pm

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Lectures & Presentations

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Alumni, Faculty & Staff, Students, Prospective Students, General Public, Graduate Students


Professional Development



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