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The Next Chapter: Transitioning to Retirement

You may be financially ready to retire but have you thought about what you will do with the next chapter of your life? The Harvard Benefits Office offers a 2-hour workshop that will help you plan for a successful transition to retirement. Using simple pre-work questionnaires and in-class interactive exercises, we will explore the “six stages of retirement” and what retirement means to you and hear from panel of Harvard retirees about their transition to retirement. Register 

Updated Flexible Work Guidelines now online!

Harvard has introduced updated flexible work guidelines, with guiding principles and tools to support both organizational and staff needs in proposing and managing flexible work arrangements. Flexibility was identified as a top driver of engagement in the most recent staff engagement survey; the university-wide guidelines respond to opportunities to make Harvard a more engaging workplace.

Afternoon of Engagement

Join fellow students, staff and scholars in story-telling and small-group conversations to explore what inclusion and belonging mean for our campus and to generate solutions, at a university-wide reflection and discovery workshop, an Afternoon of Engagement, on April 5 at Sanders Theatre, hosted by President Faust and Tracy Palandjian. Registration and Harvard ID (which includes Harvard-affiliated hospital ID) required for entry. Register here

Spring Home Buying Forum

Are you thinking about buying your first home but are not sure where to start? Are you concerned about making the right choices? HUECU is hosting a Spring Home Buying Forum and bringing in financial and real estate experts to walk you through the process. Join us on Saturday, April 8th from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm in Radcliffe Yard in Harvard Square and gain the confidence necessary to make the best home buying decisions for you and your family. THIS FORUM IS NOW FULL.

2017 Harvard Heroes - Final Week to Make Your Nomination!

Being named a Harvard Hero is an honor of high distinction – only about 60 Heroes, or ½ of 1% of eligible staff, will be named. We need your help to make sure we find and recognize the staff Heroes at Harvard. Please review the nomination criteria and nominate your Harvard Hero; open through Friday, March 10. Learn more here

HARVie Classifieds & Conversations

HARVie’s Classifieds & Conversations – now in its new mobile-friendly platform – has rolled out Work/Life Conversations, which replaces and expands the Child Care Bulletin Board, providing employees with a community-based, social platform to ask questions and share knowledge on a range of topics, from childcare, schools, college prep and camps to elder care, pet care and wellness. 

Managing University Records: Workshops

Records Management Services offers workshops on popular records management topics. The workshops deliver practical advice that can be implemented in your office and are appropriate for all University employees. Click here for more information.