Learning & Development

2017 Jul 20

Difficult Conversations

9:00am to 3:00pm

Location: 

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

This class combines exercises and discussion to help you understand the fundamentals of a “difficult conversation”. Based on required pre-reading of the book Difficult Conversations, the workshop concludes with participants preparing for, and having practiced, their own difficult conversation by leveraging learning-partners.

Cost: $75

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2017 Dec 06

Communicating at Work

9:30am to 1:30pm

Location: 

Longwood Medical Area

In a workplace culture overly-dependent on voicemail and email, many of us have forgotten key elements of effective, meaningful, verbal communication. This session explores different communication styles and techniques for communicating with those different from your own.

Cost: $50

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2017 Sep 13

Communicating at Work

9:00am to 1:00pm

Location: 

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

In a workplace culture overly-dependent on voicemail and email, many of us have forgotten key elements of effective, meaningful, verbal communication. This session explores different communication styles and techniques for communicating with those different from your own.

Cost: $50

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2018 Feb 15

My First Job, Now What?

9:00am to 12:00pm

Location: 

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

For those who are in their first “real” job after school, this session will help you explore what next steps you might consider taking on your career journey.  You will focus on describing your skills and weave in the aspects of work that you find most interesting.  At the end of the session you’ll craft concrete goals to help you move toward your next career opportunity.

Cost: $25

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2017 Aug 03

Interviewing Skills for Candidates

9:00am to 11:30am

Location: 

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

This workshop will provide guidelines and practice which will help you successfully prepare for interviews. During this session, we will discuss different types of interviews (behavior-based, informational and phone); address what the hiring manager expects from candidates during job interviews, and strategize how best to answer potentially difficult interview questions.

Cost: $25

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2017 Aug 08

How to Prepare as an Internal Candidate

12:00pm to 1:00pm

Location: 

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

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

Cost: $0

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2017 Nov 30

How to Network at Harvard

9:00am to 10:30am

Location: 

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

In this session, you will explore various ways you can build a professional network at Harvard.  Harvard is a vast place full of interesting people to meet and exchange with and to explore possibilities.

Cost: $0

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2017 Sep 28

Creating Your Best Resume

9:00am to 12:00pm

Location: 

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

This workshop covers the general principles of creating an effective resume, including a discussion of common pitfalls that can prevent you from being selected for interviews. Examples will be used to highlight a clear, focused resume, targeted to specific skills and the experience sought by hiring managers. This session will provide an outline of best practices for writing resumes and participants are encouraged to use provided tools to continue their resume-writing process. The class will conclude with a brief peer review of resumes.

Cost: $25

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2017 Oct 17

Career Roadmaps - Multi-Day Course

9:00am to 4:00pm

Location: 

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

Additional day of the course:
Thursday, October 19 from 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Through this comprehensive program, you will build an understanding of the career management process by looking inward, looking outward, and looking forward. 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. A variety of assessment tools, individual reflection, and group discussion will be used.

Cost: $125

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Chart of Accounts

May 30, 2017
This introductory class on June 8 provides an understanding of Harvard's Chart of Accounts (CoA) structure and explains the information that is captured about each financial transaction. Learn more hereRead more about Chart of Accounts

Making the Most of Feedback

April 25, 2017

This session on May 4 will reference the book Thanks for the Feedback to explore the importance of receiving feedback with a growth mindset and identify triggers that can cause us to shut down. Find class information here.

 

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