Past Events

  • 2018 Jun 19

    Over 40 Job Seekers Connection

    Repeats every 2 weeks every Tuesday until Tue Jun 19 2018 .
    6:30pm to 8:00pm

    Location: 

    Harvard Ed Portal, 224 Western Ave., Allston

    The Over 40 Job Seekers Connection is a networking group that focuses on the unique challenges facing individuals over the age of 40 who are pursuing or transitioning to a new career or searching for a new job. Led by Ginny Rehberg, President of Rehberg Management Group, each session has a facilitated discussion on topics including ageism, discrimination law, discussing career changes or transitions, overcoming being “overqualified,” and shattering stereotypes.

    The group will have a limited number of spaces, so please reserve your spot ahead of time by...

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  • 2018 Jun 18

    Monday Job Seekers Connection

    Repeats every week every Monday until Mon Dec 03 2018 except Mon May 28 2018, Mon Jul 02 2018, Mon Jul 09 2018, Mon Jul 16 2018, Mon Jul 23 2018, Mon Jul 30 2018, Mon Sep 03 2018, Mon Oct 08 2018, Mon Nov 12 2018.
    11:00am to 12:30pm

    Location: 

    Harvard Ed Portal, 224 Western Ave., Allston

    Connecting with other job seekers can make all the difference between exhaustion and enthusiasm. Join other job seekers each week for mutual support, encouragement, inspiration, and empowerment in your job search. Job Seekers Connection energizes and motivates participants by teaching valuable career search strategies and techniques. You are invited to exchange job leads, business cards, resumes, networking techniques, and interviewing tips. The topics addressed each week are based on input from the group—so come prepared to articulate the kind of job you are seeking.

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  • 2018 Jun 18

    How to Bid on Contracts as a Small Business

    9:30am to 12:00pm

    Location: 

    Harvard Ed Portal, 224 Western Ave., Allston

    Join us for an inside perspective of the government contracting system and learn the criteria on which contract awards are determined, discover resources to begin or continue your search, and learn successful methods to navigate the world of government contracts. This workshop is designed to assist small businesses in finding the resources they need, answer questions around the contracting process, and provide insight into a world of opportunity. The workshop is presented by SCORE volunteer Aimee Melvin....

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  • 2018 Jun 13

    Creating a Positive First Impression: The Cover Letter

    6:00pm to 8:00pm

    Location: 

    Harvard Ed Portal, 224 Western Ave., Allston

    Now that you’ve prepared a resume, what else can you do to create a positive impression with the hiring manager?

    In this workshop you will learn how to write a customized cover letter that will enhance your resume and influence a recruiter to put you forward for an interview.

    Topics include the importance of research, how to connect the elements of the role with your skills and experience, using your network to learn about contacts within the company, highlighting two of your main achievements, four key points to express your interest in the job,...

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  • 2018 Jun 11

    Building Career Connections: The Informational Interview

    6:00pm to 8:00pm

    Location: 

    Harvard Ed Portal, 224 Western Ave., Allston

    Building Career Connections Series

    An estimated 70% of people use their network to find a job. Join the Harvard Ed Portal for three events to grow your network and expand your career opportunities! Participants are encouraged to attend all three.

    The Informational Interview

    When it comes to building your career and landing a new position, you’ve probably heard how important it is to network. Informational interviewing helps to build connections, gain information, and uncover new career possibilities. In this...

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  • 2018 Jun 11

    Monday Job Seekers Connection

    11:00am to 12:30pm

    Location: 

    Harvard Ed Portal, 224 Western Ave., Allston

    Connecting with other job seekers can make all the difference between exhaustion and enthusiasm. Join other job seekers each week for mutual support, encouragement, inspiration, and empowerment in your job search. Job Seekers Connection energizes and motivates participants by teaching valuable career search strategies and techniques. You are invited to exchange job leads, business cards, resumes, networking techniques, and interviewing tips. The topics addressed each week are based on input from the group—so come prepared to articulate the kind of job you are seeking.

    ...

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  • 2018 Jun 06

    Resume Writing

    6:00pm to 8:00pm

    Location: 

    Harvard Ed Portal, 224 Western Ave., Allston

    In this workshop, participants will create a strong, effective resume. We will discuss the pros/cons of different resume formats, what constitutes compelling resume content, how to emphasize/de-emphasize content (including downplaying dates or any other irrelevant info), re-casting your resume for a career change and more.

    Instructor: Ginny Rehberg, Rehberg Management Group.

    Ginny Rehberg is the President of Rehberg Management Group, a leading career advisory,...

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  • 2018 Jun 05

    Over 40 Job Seekers Connection

    6:30pm to 8:00pm

    Location: 

    Harvard Ed Portal, 224 Western Ave., Allston

    The Over 40 Job Seekers Connection is a networking group that focuses on the unique challenges facing individuals over the age of 40 who are pursuing or transitioning to a new career or searching for a new job. Led by Ginny Rehberg, President of Rehberg Management Group, each session has a facilitated discussion on topics including ageism, discrimination law, discussing career changes or transitions, overcoming being “overqualified,” and shattering stereotypes.

    The group will have a limited number of spaces, so please reserve your spot ahead of time by...

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  • 2018 Jun 04

    Building Career Connections: Networking Tips for Job Search

    6:00pm to 8:00pm

    Location: 

    Harvard Ed Portal, 224 Western Ave., Allston

    Building Career Connections Series

    An estimated 70% of people use their network to find a job. Join the Harvard Ed Portal for three events to grow your network and expand your career opportunities! Participants are encouraged to attend all three.

    Networking Tips for Job Search

    A dynamic and interactive session with guest speaker Sabrina Woods, an experienced career development specialist who has a passion for both networking and teaching lively workshops.

    In this workshop you will receive...

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  • 2018 Jun 04

    Monday Job Seekers Connection

    11:00am to 12:30pm

    Location: 

    Harvard Ed Portal, 224 Western Ave., Allston

    Connecting with other job seekers can make all the difference between exhaustion and enthusiasm. Join other job seekers each week for mutual support, encouragement, inspiration, and empowerment in your job search. Job Seekers Connection energizes and motivates participants by teaching valuable career search strategies and techniques. You are invited to exchange job leads, business cards, resumes, networking techniques, and interviewing tips. The topics addressed each week are based on input from the group—so come prepared to articulate the kind of job you are seeking.

    ...

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