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  • 2022 Oct 06

    Cover Letters Do Count!

    10:00am to 11:00am

    Location: 

    Online

    Many people ask, "do I really need to include a cover letter?" . The answer is yes! This one hour virtual workshop will focus on the key role a cover letter has in building a bridge between a job description and your resume.

    You will learn:

    1. To use a job description to form the key points of your cover letter.
    2. To craft specific examples that highlight your skills
    3. To convey confidence as a candidate for a role.

    Please email trainingportalhelp@harvard.edu ...

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  • 2022 Oct 06

    Introduction to Mindfulness: How the Science and Practice of Awareness Supports Well-Being and Performance

    3:15pm to 4:00pm

    Location: 

    Online

    This program introduces the basic principles and practices of mindfulness, a concentrated state of awareness that helps people see and respond to situations with clarity. Individuals and groups who regularly employ the techniques of mindfulness in their work can monitor moment-to-moment effectiveness, respond promptly and appropriately to difficulties as they arise, and remain open to new ideas and perspectives. Participants will be introduced to meditation practices that will teach them how to be more focused, creative and resilient in all aspects of their lives. This workshop will...

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  • 2022 Oct 06

    Student Loan Forgiveness

    8:00pm to 8:30pm

    Location: 

    Online

    After 2 ½ years of federal student loans being on pause, recent announcements of relief, including loan forgiveness, mean there is a lot of new information to navigate. Join GreenPath Financial Wellness for clarity on the current status of federal student loans and what you need to do now.

    You will walk away with clear next steps to take advantage of relief programs you may be eligible for and to prepare for payments to resume in early 2023. You will also learn how to recognize and avoid scams related to student loan relief.

    What You Will Learn:

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  • 2022 Oct 07

    Mindful Movement: Yoga for the Office

    Repeats every week every Friday until Fri Dec 16 2022 .
    12:00pm to 12:30pm

    Location: 

    Online

    As every office worker knows, sitting for long periods can result in stiffness and discomfort. The gentle stretches and postures taught in this program are designed to increase flexibility at the joints—thereby improving one’s range of motion – and also aid in relaxing the hips and lower portions of the body to increase one’s ability to sit with ease. Because this practice blends movement in the body with the breath, it is an ideal extension of mindfulness practice. No previous knowledge of yoga is necessary. This class does not require special clothing or equipment.

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  • 2022 Oct 10

    Mindful Movement: Yoga for the Office

    Repeats every week every Monday until Mon Dec 19 2022 .
    9:00am to 9:30am

    Location: 

    Online

    As every office worker knows, sitting for long periods can result in stiffness and discomfort. The gentle stretches and postures taught in this program are designed to increase flexibility at the joints—thereby improving one’s range of motion – and also aid in relaxing the hips and lower portions of the body to increase one’s ability to sit with ease. Because this practice blends movement in the body with the breath, it is an ideal extension of mindfulness practice. No previous knowledge of yoga is necessary. This class does not require special clothing or equipment.

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  • 2022 Oct 11

    Farmers Market at Harvard

    Repeats every week every Tuesday until Tue Oct 25 2022 except Tue Aug 30 2022.
    11:30am to 5:30pm

    Location: 

    Plaza at the Science Center, Cambridge

    Join us at the market every Tuesday from 11:30am-5:30pm (*no Market on 8/30), and help support the vital local farmers and food artisans who ensure we have fresh, healthy, safe food! Learn more!

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    The Market was founded in 2005, and operates on The Plaza outside Harvard’s Science Center (near...

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  • 2022 Oct 11

    Looking to Turn Your Retirement Savings into a "Paycheck" for Life?

    12:00pm to 1:00pm

    Location: 

    Online

    You diversify your investment portfolio before retirement to help offset risk. A similar strategy can help see you through retirement. Learn how creating a diversified income plan—one that uses a combination of income sources and includes annuity income that’s guaranteed for life1—can help reduce the risks you may face in retirement and ensure you have income that never runs out.

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  • 2022 Oct 11

    Building Anti-Racist Skills Through Mindful Listening (2 week course)

    Repeats every week every Tuesday until Tue Oct 18 2022 .
    2:00pm to 4:00pm

    Location: 

    Online

    This two-part course will teach participants to use the skills of mindful listening as a foundation for more productive conversations around race and social justice. The presenters will guide the participants through different scenarios in large and small group settings, demonstrating how “everyday” listening differs from mindful listening, so that participants understand how and when mindful listening should be chosen as the right conversational tool. Through practice, participants will gain confidence in using the mode of mindful listening to formulate responses that promote trust;...

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  • 2022 Oct 12

    Quarterly Economic and Market Update with TIAA’s Chief Investment Strategist

    12:00pm to 1:00pm

    Location: 

    Online

    Take a closer look at our views on the financial markets, including key market drivers, the U.S. economy, policy and politics, and investing in public markets. This webinar will also cover the challenges that investors face and how to navigate them.

    Click here to register for this free webinar from TIAA.

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  • 2022 Oct 12

    Understanding President Biden’s Student Loan Debt Relief Program

    12:00pm to 1:00pm

    Location: 

    Online

    At this point you’ve likely heard about the different forgiveness and other programs the current administration have announced to help federal student loan borrowers. We know there’s a lot of confusion around these programs especially around eligibility and application.

    Harvard Credit Union brought in Betsy Mayotte, nationally recognized student loan expert and President of The Institute of Student Loan Advisors (TISLA) to walk us through the President’s broad debt relief announcement and other recent initiatives that might benefit you.

    Webinar is open to all in...

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