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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 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
2019 Jul 19

Arboretum Free Fun Fridays!

10:00am to 3:00pm

Location: 

Arnold Arboretum - 125 Arborway, Boston, MA

At the Arboretum, enjoy FREE activities from 10am-3pm, part of the Highland Street Foundation's Free Fun Fridays! program.

At the Arboretum enjoy free activities like,

  • Arborist Station - Meet an Arboretum arborist. See the arborist in action. Try on arborist protective gear and get up close and personal with the special tools used by arborists.
  • Watercolor Station...
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2019 Jul 16

Gardening for Butterflies and Moths

5:30pm to 8:00pm

Location: 

Hunnewell Building
Learn how to attract butterflies and moths to your garden and cater to their unique lifecycle requirements in this program focused exclusively on lepidopteran-friendly gardening techniques. Lepidopteran conservation in New England is more important than ever, as many formerly common species are now threatened with extirpation. Colin McCallum-Cook will also show you how to use citizen science applications to monitor species in your garden and contribute valuable data to the cause of lepidopteran conservation.
Fee $25 member, $32 nonmember 

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