Learning & Development

Writing at Work

March 15, 2017

This workshop, which runs on Mar 24, provides tools for making the writing process manageable, the writer more confident, and the final product more professional. You will build strategies for preparing to write and for structuring language. Find class information here.

 

Stress-Free Productivity

March 8, 2017

This workshop will reference the principle of Kaizen, which improves habits and processes. Increase your personal effectiveness - recognizing that building on continuous improvements may help you win your war with productivity. Learn more here

Career Roadmaps - Multi-Day Course

February 22, 2017

This active 2- day class will cover self-assessment of values, interests, skills and reputation; workforce trends and identification of professional networks; and exploration of options and goal setting. Learn more here

Managing and Allocating Resources

February 15, 2017

Resource allocation is one of the core competencies for all managers at Harvard. This session will explore the role managers play in setting an overarching strategy for what is to be achieved, and aligning resources in support of the plan. Learn more here

LinkedIn for Your Career

February 1, 2017

You will actively work in your personal account to develop a better understanding of how to use the site through profile development and maintenance, community and group communications. Learn more here

2017 May 16

Caregiving and Sibling Warfare

12:00pm to 1:00pm

Location: 

Cumnock Hall 102, 33 Harvard Way, Boston, MA 02163

Siblings can be our best friends, toughest critics or partners in crime growing up. But once we’re adults, siblings can make caring for an aging parent challenging. One of the greatest sources of stress around caregiving is sibling discord. You think Mom needs in-home care, your brother’s focused on assisted living and Mom doesn’t want any help at all! Sound familiar? How can you and your siblings get on the same page, help Mom find the right care and not get entangled in simmering resentments from the past?

2017 Feb 16

Dad Wants to Do it Alone: When a Parent Won’t Accept Help

12:00pm to 1:00pm

Location: 

Cumnock Hall 220, 33 Harvard Way, Boston, MA 02163

You’ve noticed concerns with Dad living at home and you’ve come up with the perfect plan to support him. There’s only one problem. Your Dad is refusing to acknowledge anything is wrong and he won’t accept help from anyone. Often loved ones are reluctant to accept help because it can feel like a loss of independence. This seminar will focus on supporting your loved one’s autonomy and offering beneficial care options in a non-threatening manner. Presented by Care.com Senior Care specialist Jennifer Gibbons. 

Audience: All HBS Staff
 Pre-Requisites: None
 Cost: None 

Universal Manager Training - Multi-Day Course

January 23, 2017

This program equips managers with the knowledge and skills required to manage at Harvard. Content will be offered in a blended format (a mix of online and classroom sessions), and periodic discussion on relatable case scenarios. Learn more here.

 

 

Career Conversations

January 13, 2017

These sessions give you the opportunity to meet one-on-one with local HR officers so you can learn more about Harvard’s schools and departments. Learn more here

How to Prepare as an Internal Candidate

January 6, 2017

This session will provide you with strategies, tips, and resources to be a strong candidate. Learn how to use ASPIRE, Harvard’s on line recruitment system, with an opportunity to ask questions about the recruitment process. Learn more here

2016 Dec 15

Financial Wellness Series - Master Credit and Conquer Debt (in Spanish)

1:50pm

Location: 

Center for Workplace Development, 124 Mt. Auburn Street, Cambridge

Finances can be tricky. That's why the Office of Work/Life has partnered with the Harvard University Employees Credit Union to provide you with workshops that focus on your financial well-being. Attendees will learn best practices to navigate their finances and will have access to resources to help them along the way.

Master Credit and Conquer Debt (in Spanish), Aprendra sobre credito y cómo conquistar la deuda: A low credit score can cost you money. Learn how to improve or build your credit score and strategies to repay your debt.

2017 Jan 25

Financial Wellness Series - Tax Benefits for Education

12:00pm to 1:00pm

Location: 

114 Mount Auburn Street, Room 406

Finances can be tricky. That's why the Office of Work/Life has partnered with the Harvard University Employees Credit Union to provide you with workshops that focus on your financial well-being. Attendees will learn best practices to navigate their finances and will have access to resources to help them along the way. 

2017 Sep 06

College Financing Series - Beyond the FAFSA: Completing the CSS/Financial Aid PROFILE (in Spanish)

4:00pm to 5:00pm

Location: 

114 Mount Auburn Street, Room 406

The college financial aid application process is not easy to navigate and can feel overwhelming. This series of classes is designed to help families understand the process from start to finish including applications and forms, applying for financial aid and paying tuition. The Office of Work/Life has partnered with Harvard University Employees Credit Union to deliver workshops with a particular focus on higher education, including access to resources to help you along the way.

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