Learning & Development

2016 May 04

Creating Your Best Resume

12:00pm to 2:30pm

Location: 

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

Course Code: CPD661

Cost: $25.00

Are you marketing yourself and your skills as best you can? Do you have a concise, up-to-date resume on hand? Does your resume compliment your LinkedIn page? 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. The session provides techniques for creating a resume that will get attention, tips on writing a cover letter and how these two documents work together to present you as the ideal...

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Navigating Your Harvard Career

November 6, 2015

Are you curious about the available resources and systems to prepare yourself for other career opportunities at Harvard? Register for the next Navigating Your Harvard Career class, Friday 11/13 from 12-2:30pm at CWD.

2015 Employee Engagement Survey

October 7, 2015

The 2015 Harvard University Employee Engagement Survey will be open from Oct. 21st to Nov. 4th. We hope to hear from you as we continue to make Harvard the best possible place to work. Visit Engagement@Harvard for details.

2015 Dec 02

Email Management

10:00am to 11:30am

Location: 

Lamont Library Forum Room

This workshop will introduce methods for gaining control of e-mail and managing it according to Harvard records policies as well as provide tips on how to organize your e-mail.

Who should attend: All employees who want to effectively manage their e-mail.

What you will learn

  • Methods of controlling e-mail
  • The application of the General Records Schedule to e-mail
  • Examples of types of e-mails with their appropriate retentions

Note: You should be familiar with the ...

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2015 Nov 04

Out of Sight: Off-site Records Storage

10:00am to 11:00am

Location: 

Lamont Library Forum Room

This workshop will present the step-by-step process of sending records to off-site storage at the Records Center. We cover everything from how to assemble and 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.

What you will learn

  • How to identify records eligible for storage
  • How to pack and label boxes correctly
  • How to complete the paperwork...
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2015 Oct 21

Trash or Treasure? Guidance on Retaining Office Records

10:00am to 11:30am

Location: 

Lamont Library Forum Room

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 sponsored by University Records Management 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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2016 Apr 12

Career Check-Up

9:00am to 11:30am

Location: 

Center for Workplace Development, 124 Mt. Auburn St.

Course Code: CPD615

Cost: $0.00

In today's busy workplace it can feel overwhelming to find the extra time or energy to reflect on the quality or health of your career. However, it is important to think about and tend to your career on a regular basis. This workshop show you how to give your career a quick check-up using an easy-to-follow model for career management and a simple, manageable career audit.

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2016 Feb 23

Career Check-Up

9:30am to 12:00pm

Location: 

Harvard Longwood Campus

Course Code: CPD615

Cost: $0.00

In today's busy workplace it can feel overwhelming to find the extra time or energy to reflect on the quality or health of your career. However, it is important to think about and tend to your career on a regular basis. This workshop show you how to can give your career a quick check-up using an easy-to-follow model for career management and a simple, manageable career audit.

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2016 May 05

Embracing Change and Innovation

9:30am to 12:00pm

Location: 

Harvard Longwood Campus

Course Code: CPD370

Cost: $0.00

This session is will help you thrive in the face of changing environments so you can positively and proactively problem-solve and generate innovate responses. For many people, a compelling aspect of working at Harvard is serving the mission to advance new ideas and promote enduring knowledge. This is an active hands-on workshop where you will identify specific opportunities for change within your department or school and learn a creative problem solving approach to translate new ideas into action.

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2016 Mar 03

Embracing Change and Innovation

9:00am to 11:30am

Location: 

Center for Workplace Development, 124 Mt. Auburn St.

Course Code: CPD370

Cost: $0.00

This session is will help you thrive in the face of changing environments so you can positively and proactively problem-solve and generate innovate responses. For many people, a compelling aspect of working at Harvard is serving the mission to advance new ideas and promote enduring knowledge. This is an active hands-on workshop where you will identify specific opportunities for change within your department or school and learn a creative problem solving approach to translate new ideas into action.

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2016 Jan 14

What Drives You?

9:00am to 11:30am

Location: 

Center for Workplace Development, 124 Mt. Auburn St.

Course Code: CPD632

Cost: $0.00

In Daniel Pink's book, “Drive: The Surprising Truth about What Motivates Us”, Pink suggests that people are primarily motivated by  three things: autonomy, mastery, and purpose. While we all share common motivational drivers, it is also important to assess and recognize your own personal drives and motivators. Awareness of your own strengths and needs at work are the building blocks for becoming more engaged in your role and workplace.

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