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2019 Dec 04

Managing Up

9:00am to 1:00pm

Location: 

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

Based on the book: HBR Guide to Managing Up and Across, this half-day, 4-hour workshop will cover tools and techniques to empower you as an effective communicator with your manager. Topics covered include style differences, setting clear expectations, and managing your professional development.

You will learn 

  • Tools for appreciating style differences with your manager(s) 
  • Strategies to negotiate workload, deadlines, and other workplace issues with your manager(s) 
  • Techniques for asking clear questions for...
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2020 May 07

Editing and Proofreading

9:00am to 12:00pm

Location: 

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

Given editing requires creativity, sensitivity, and solid writing-knowledge, this session explores tools for editing your own work and the work of others. The class combines the "practice" and the "politics" of editing and proofreading, helping participants build their toolboxes and providing strategies for giving feedback. Note: Participants are welcome to bring a sample of work needing editing or proofreading, yet not all samples will be addressed in class or by the instructor.

Cost: $50

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2020 Jan 21

How to Prepare as an Internal Candidate

Repeats every month on the 15 of May until Fri May 15 2020 .
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 Harvard’s on line recruitment system, with an opportunity to ask questions about the recruitment process.

Cost: $0

Learn more and register on the Harvard Training Portal. Find class information here.

2020 Feb 28

How to Network at Harvard

Repeats every month on the 24 of April until Fri Apr 24 2020 .
12:00pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

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

Given networking and building professional relationships is key to discovering career opportunities, it can also be difficult to master at a place as large and dispersed as Harvard. This 2-hour workshop will focus on sharing ideas for how to grow your Harvard network and strategies for having productive networking conversations.  ...

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2020 Feb 11

Creating Effective Resumes and LinkedIn Profiles

12:00pm to 3:00pm

Location: 

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

This workshop covers key principles and strategies for creating both effective resumes and LinkedIn Profiles. Examples and exercises will be used to highlight the importance of marketing specific skills and experience most sought after by hiring managers. The session will address the similarities and differences between resume and LinkedIn profiles and emphasize the importance of having both as part of your marketing plan. In addition, the workshop will address the role of cover letters in the application process. (Individual resume reviews will not be part of the workshop). Optional:...

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2020 Jun 05

Career Roadmaps (2-day course)

9:00am to 4:00pm

Location: 

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

Additional day of the course:
Wednesday, June 12 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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2020 Mar 06

Career Roadmaps (2-day course)

9:00am to 4:00pm

Location: 

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

Additional day of the course:
Wednesday, March 13 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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2019 Dec 15

Winter Wellness Walk

Repeats every month on the 12 of January until Sun Jan 12 2020 . Also includes Sun Feb 02 2020, Sun Feb 09 2020, Sun Mar 15 2020, Sun Mar 29 2020.
1:00pm to 1:45pm

Location: 

Hunnewell Building

Great scenery and exercise, who could want more? Take a brisk walk this winter and stay healthy and connected to the Arboretum at a time when the landscape is pared down to its beautiful bones. This walk emphasizes fitness, with a healthy dose of information on seasonal highlights. Winter tours are geared to adults and led by trained Arboretum docents.


After your tour, stay on for a warm drink and more conversation with your guide and staff in the Visitor Center.

This activity is free. ...

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2020 Jan 17

Friday FreeCycle

11:00am to 2:00pm

Location: 

124 Mt Auburn St Lobby

Bring all surplus goods from your home, office and garage. We will accept anything you no longer need, but which you think may be useful to someone else. Come to shop and bring your reusable bag! In the past, especially popular items include: books, office supplies, clothing, tools. toys, furniture, and plants. We look forward to seeing you there! 

Learn more here.

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2019 Dec 12

O&I at Harvard Business School

Repeats every month on the 12 of December until Thu Dec 12 2019 .
11:00am to 1:30pm

Location: 

Spangler Hall, HBS

M/C and Visa credit card payment onsite!  

For large orders and orders for trolley passes and Body Mechanics vouchers, please order online in advance by 3pm on Tuesday and request LMA pick up.

Outings & Innings is an internal Harvard University service for staff, faculty, retirees, students and some other Harvard affiliates that offers a dynamic menu of (1) date-specific event tickets for a wide variety of performing arts (music, dance, theater) and professional sports, (2)...

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2019 Nov 25

American Factory Screening and Discussion

1:25pm to 4:00pm

Location: 

Klarman Hall, Harvard Business School Kresge Way Boston, MA 02163

American Factory screening and discussion with film's directors, HBS Faculty, and NE Director of AFSCME

Screening followed by discussion with Julia Reichert and Steven Bognar, American Factory Directors; Meg Rithmire, HBS BGIE Professor and China Expert; and Kris Rondeau, Director of AFSCME New England

The film profiles the launch of the Fuyao Glass factory in Moraine, Ohio, sited in a former General Motors plant. To launch the factory, Fuyao brought in hundreds of experienced Chinese factory workers to Ohio to train their U.S. counterparts....

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Tunes at Noon: Club Passim Edition

November 6, 2019
Enjoy lunch or a study break in the Smith Campus Center! Stop by Harvard Commons every Wednesday to hear live music from Club Passim, a local folk music organization based in Harvard Square. Click here to see the Harvard Common Spaces fall calendar.

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