Learning & Development

2021 Apr 26

Bark: Get to Know Your Trees

6:00pm

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Online

The traits typically used to describe trees—leaves, twigs, and buds—are often hard to see or seasonally absent. Join Michael for an exploration of bark, which is always visible, in any season. As you hone your perceptive abilities you will learn about a system for identifying tree species by their bark, and discover why such a variety of bark characteristics exist. Why do some species have smooth bark, while on others it is thick and broken? Why does bark peel?

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2021 Mar 25

Writing for the Web (IT Academy)

10:00am to 11:30am

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Online

Writing for websites and digital platforms is different from writing for print and other more traditional (offline) formats. The Writing for the Web 1.5 hour course, offered by Harvard Web Publishing, offers insights and best practices on online content consumption, content strategy, and how you can improve your website's usability by following simple proofreading, readability, and accessibility practices.

Audience: University-Wide
Pre-Requisites: None
Cost: None
Late Drop/Cancel Fee: None

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2021 Mar 23

Web Accessibility for Developers

10:00am to 12:00pm

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Online

Web Accessibility for Developers is a training based on 10 Essentials for Developers. Meant as a follow-up to "Digital Accessibility for Content Creators" or another introduction to accessibility, we survey some essentials for developers with code examples, demonstrations, and an emphasis on testing.

This training will be held virtually via Zoom in two sessions: 10 am - 12 pm, and 2 pm - 4 pm. 

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Navigating Change

March 3, 2021
This 90-minute virtual workshop on March 10 will focus on characteristics and perceptions of the different styles of change.  We’ll explore the emotional effect, fundamental core concerns, and the impact if they are met or overlooked. Learn more. Read more about Navigating Change
2021 Apr 12

New Employee Orientation

Repeats every 2 weeks every Monday until Mon Jun 21 2021 .
9:30am to 11:00am

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9:30am to 11:00am

Location: 

Online

PLEASE NOTE: In keeping with Harvard’s Coronavirus Guidelines, the University’s New Employee Welcome and Orientation program has changed from being an in-person session to a virtual online session. Please use the links on the right to sign up for an upcoming Orientation session.  A few days before your scheduled session, you will be sent instructions for accessing the online Orientation. If you have already signed up for an upcoming session, no extra steps are required.

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The Power of a Positive No

February 17, 2021
This 90-minute virtual workshop on Feb. 24 will explore challenges behind saying “no” and potential risks, impact, and feelings that prevent us from being honest.  Learn how to say “yes” to yourself by identifying what is important and work towards a positive, respectful outcome at work or at home. Learn more. Read more about The Power of a Positive No
2021 Feb 18

Exploring Graduate Certificates at Harvard Extension School

1:00pm to 2:00pm

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Online

Wondering if a certificate is right for you? Join us for a webinar on Thursday, February 18 at 1 p.m. to hear all about these graduate-level credentials.

In this live session, we’ll cover all the basics, including:

  • Why certificates are valuable tools for building new skills
  • How to design your path and earn your certificate
  • Which Harvard resources are available to you
  • How a certificate can be a stepping stone to a master’s degree

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2021 Apr 12

Email Management

2:00pm to 3:30pm

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Online

This workshop by the Harvard University Archives will introduce methods for gaining control of email and managing it according to Harvard records policies as well as provide tips on how to organize your email.

Who should attend: All employees who want to effectively manage their email.

What you will learn

  • Methods of controlling email
  • The application of the General Records Schedule to email...
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2021 Apr 05

Out of Sight: Off-site Records Storage

2:00pm to 3:30pm

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Online

This workshop by the Harvard University Archives will present the step-by-step process of sending records to off-site storage at the Harvard Depository. We cover everything from how to pack a box to how to complete the deposit paperwork.

Who should attend: Employees who have not yet sent records to storage as well as anyone in charge of packing and depositing boxes who would like a refresher course.

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2021 Mar 29

Trash or Treasure: Guidance on Retaining Office Records

2:00pm to 3:30pm

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Online

Have you ever wondered, "How long do I need to keep my office records? Can I throw them away when I am done with them?" This workshop by the Harvard University Archives provides tools and advice to help you determine how long to keep your records and what to do when you no longer need to hold onto them. Whether you feel like you’re drowning in information or you're concerned that you're keeping records too long or not long enough, this workshop is for you.

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