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2016 Aug 03

National Association of Black Journalists-National Association of Hispanic Journalists Convention and Career Fair

Wed Aug 3 (All day) to Fri Aug 5 (All day)

Location: 

Washington Marriott, Wardman Park, Washington DC

Harvard University Recruitment Services will be represented at the 2016 National Association of Black/Hispanic Journalists Annual Convention and Career Fair in Washington D.C.

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2022 Nov 18

Effective Negotiation Skills

9:30am to 12:00pm

Location: 

Online

This 2.5-hour virtual session is dedicated to developing effective plans and strategies for negotiations with ample in-class practice time. Please bring a personal example of a potential negotiation to practice developing your skills confidentially (only share what is helpful to practice).

You will learn

  • How to minimize conflicts and deadlocks
  • Ask and answer questions to manage the negotiation
  • How to read non-verbal signals

Please email trainingportalhelp@harvard...

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2022 Sep 28

Effective Negotiation Skills

9:30am to 12:00pm

Location: 

Online

This 2.5-hour virtual session is dedicated to developing effective plans and strategies for negotiations with ample in-class practice time. Please bring a personal example of a potential negotiation to practice developing your skills confidentially (only share what is helpful to practice).

You will learn

  • How to minimize conflicts and deadlocks
  • Ask and answer questions to manage the negotiation
  • How to read non-verbal signals

Please email trainingportalhelp@harvard...

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2022 Oct 26

Write a LinkedIn Profile that Works for You!

1:00pm to 2:30pm

Location: 

Online

Are you new to the LinkedIn networking platform? Have you created a LinkedIn account and you’re not sure what to do next? Building an online reputation is an important part of your career development portfolio and your professional brand. Employers routinely post jobs and recruit candidates through LinkedIn. It is important that you have an accurate and up-to-date LinkedIn profile.

Please email trainingportalhelp@harvard.edu with all technical questions or issues and direct class content and logistics questions to ...

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2022 Dec 07

Tap into the Potential of Your Unique Strengths

10:00am to 11:30am

Location: 

Online

We all have unique strengths that we use to guide and achieve our career goals. In this session we will use the VIA (Values in Action Inventory) Character Strengths assessment to identify your top strengths that contribute to your unique personality. During the session we will explore: the six facets of character strengths; identify specific examples of your tops strengths and set goals for promoting your strengths.

Pre work: Please complete the VIA Character Strengths on-line assessment at least one week prior to the session. Plan to have your report with you...

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2022 Nov 02

Reimagining Retirement: Planning for Your Third Act (2 day course)

10:00am to 11:30am

Location: 

Online

Reimagining Retirement: Planning for Your Third Act is a two-session workshop designed for Harvard employees contemplating retirement within the next five years interested in exploring all aspects of creating a dynamic and rewarding retirement lifestyle. By discovering the vital nonfinancial dimensions of a successful retirement, participants learn: what it means to replace one’s work identity, create a healthy and active lifestyle, be socially connected and cognitively engaged, and find meaning and purpose. Participants will participate in self-reflection exercises, discussions,...

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2022 Sep 22

Quick Tips for Effective Resumes

1:00pm to 2:30pm

Location: 

Online

During the first part of this program, approximately one hour, we will provide a quick and efficient overview of the key elements to consider when creating an effective resume. The last portion of the session will be an open Q and A to respond to your specific questions about resumes.

Please email trainingportalhelp@harvard.edu with all technical questions or issues and direct class content and logistics questions to training@harvard.edu

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2022 Nov 03

Navigating Your Career at Harvard: What You Need to Know

10:00am to 11:30am

Location: 

Online

Harvard is a large, vibrant, and complex organization. When planning the next steps in your Harvard career, knowing how to get started can be challenging. This 1.5 hour session offers an overview of how the university's workforce is organized and the resources available to help you plan your career goals successfully.

During this session, you'll learn more about:

  1. Harvard's structure
  2. key staff and recruitment data
  3. tips for how to present yourself as a top internal candidate. During this session you will participate in short break...
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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 Nov 16

Boost Your Networking Confidence

1:00pm to 2:30pm

Location: 

Online

How comfortable are you with networking? Whether you describe yourself as an introvert or an extravert, as quiet or talkative, as unsure or confident; as new to Harvard or a well-established staff member - everyone can benefit from practicing professional networking in a safe and supportive space.

This 1.5 hour session offers that safe space and will cover key components for successful professional networking. During this session you will participate in multiple short breakout rooms and 1) warm up with networking with simple introductory questions 2) build up your career...

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2022 Oct 13

Managing Daily Stresses: A Mindful Approach to Work

3:15pm to 4:00pm

Location: 

Online

Prerequisites: Either you have attended an “Introduction to Mindfulness” workshop at Harvard; you have completed “The Basics” course on the Ten Percent Happier app (available for free to all benefits-eligible faculty and staff); or you have a well-established personal mindfulness practice. For more info about these prerequisites, visit: hr.harvard.edu/mindfulness.

Everyone experiences stressful days at work, but how we respond to stress makes a significant difference in work...

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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 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 03

Caring for Yourself, and Caring for Others, Through Mindfulness

12:00pm to 12:45pm

Location: 

Online

Prerequisites: Either you have attended an “Introduction to Mindfulness” workshop at Harvard; you have completed “The Basics” course on the Ten Percent Happier app (available for free to all benefits-eligible faculty and staff); or you have a well-established personal mindfulness practice. For more info about these prerequisites, visit: hr.harvard.edu/mindfulness.

In times of turmoil and anxiety—when so many people seem in need of our help—the contemplative practices of...

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