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2019 Dec 10

Managing Up

9:00am to 1:00pm

Location: 

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

This workshop covers tools and techniques to empower you as an effective communicator with your manager, based on the HBR Guide to Managing Up and Across. Topics covered include: style differences, setting clear expectations, and managing your professional development.

Cost: $50

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

2019 Oct 22

Introduction to Presentation Skills (2-day course)

9:00am to 1:00pm

Location: 

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

Additional day of the course:
Friday, October 25 from 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

The first day of this two-day workshop, will explore essential elements of effective presentations, including: organization, vocal delivery, physical presence, overcoming nervousness, using visual aids, as well as engaging and holding the audience's attention. You will practice with a short (60-90 seconds) presentation. The second day you will apply new skills by delivering a 3-5 minute presentation on the topic of your choice. Video recorded and reviewed in class, these...

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2019 Dec 17

Leading for Non-Managers

Repeats every month on the 17 of December until Tue Dec 17 2019 . Also includes Fri Jan 31 2020.
9:00am to 1:00pm

Location: 

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

A leader doesn’t have to manage or supervise people. This course provides strategies for relationship-building to enhance influence across your department, School or Unit. To be a leader that promotes productivity, development, engagement, and encouragement through positivity and learning takes self-awareness, is a risk, and, a worthy goal.

You will learn:

  • Strategies to manage conflict, problems and change.
  • Techniques...
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2019 Nov 20

Editing and Proofreading

9:20am 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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2019 Nov 08

How to Network at Harvard

12:00pm to 1:00pm

Location: 

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

By the end of this course, employees will have a better understanding of how to prepare for applying to internal jobs. This course will help you evaluate the clarity of your goals in applying for jobs, understand how to read job descriptions, how to prepare for discussing your skills and accomplishments when interviewing, and how prepare your professional references and follow-up after interviewing.

Cost: $0

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2019 Sep 18

How to Network at Harvard

12:00pm to 2:00pm

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

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

2019 Sep 25

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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2019 Aug 07

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, August 14 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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May 30, 2019

The Outings & Innings website will be unavailable starting at 4pm on Friday, May 31 until 9am, Tuesday, June 4 during a system upgrade. O&I’s office will also be closed during this time. We apologize for any inconvenience.

2019 Jul 11

The Sandwich Generation: Strategies for Caregivers

11:00am to 1:30pm

Location: 

114 Mt. Auburn St. Conference Room 406, Cambridge, MA

Are you juggling the care of your parents and children while trying to focus on your job too? If so, you are probably in the caregiving sandwich and you’re not alone. Nearly half of adults ages 40-59 are caring for both aging parents and children which can be emotionally, physically and financially challenging. Is there a way to manage it all without feeling guilty and depleted? The answer is yes, but you’ll need support both at home and at work. This seminar will offer practical strategies and resources for sandwiched caregivers, so you can care for your loved ones as well as yourself...

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2019 Jun 20

Managing Stress as a Working Caregiver

10:00am to 11:00am

Location: 

114 Mt. Auburn St. Conference Room 406, Cambridge, MA

Stress is a normal part of our day-to-day life. When you add jobs, kids, ailing parents and our own lives together, it can be a daily and dizzying balancing act. Research shows that family caregivers are more vulnerable to stress-related illnesses and less likely to care for themselves. Understanding the difference between positive and negative stress and the warning signs of burnout can help.

This on-site seminar will address:

  • Warning signs of a stress overload
  • Techniques to reduce the stress of being a working caregiver
  • Ways...
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2019 Dec 04

O&I at Longwood Medical Area

Repeats every week every Wednesday until Wed Jun 17 2020 except Wed Jul 17 2019, Wed Jul 31 2019, Wed Aug 07 2019, Wed Aug 21 2019, Wed Sep 04 2019, Wed Sep 18 2019, Wed Oct 02 2019, Wed Oct 09 2019, Wed Oct 23 2019, Wed Nov 13 2019, Wed Nov 27 2019, Wed Dec 18 2019, Wed Dec 25 2019, Wed Jan 01 2020, Wed Jan 08 2020, Wed Jan 22 2020, Wed Feb 05 2020, Wed Feb 19 2020, Wed Mar 04 2020, Wed Mar 18 2020, Wed Apr 01 2020, Wed Apr 08 2020, Wed Apr 22 2020, Wed May 13 2020, Wed May 27 2020, Wed Jun 10 2020.
11:00am to 1:30pm

Location: 

Harvard School of Dental Medicine, 190 Longwood Avenue (REB entrance)

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 Jun 04

Crimson Toastmasters Club Open House

12:30pm to 1:30pm

Location: 

124 Mt Auburn St, Room 610
The Crimson Toastmasters Club invites you to attend our Open House on June 4 from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. at 124 Mt. Auburn Street. The event will be a full-functioning Toastmasters meeting with speeches and opportunities to practice your public speaking skills. Guest are welcome to come and are encouraged to participate and are welcome to sample some killer guacamole! More info can be found at ... Read more about Crimson Toastmasters Club Open House

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