Past Events

  • 2018 Aug 13

    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 Aug 07

    Learning From Your Competition

    9:30am to 12:00pm

    Location: 

    Harvard Ed Portal, 224 Western Ave., Allston

    One of the best ways to prepare for starting your own business is to understand how similar businesses operate. Sometimes they'll be your direct competitors, but often your best resource. It’s both easy and practical to learn what they’re doing by talking openly with the owners and managers of those businesses. Beyond that, there is an enormous amount of free information available online about competitors from business websites, trade associations, and government records.

    In this free workshop, you’ll learn how to find owners and managers who will be happy to talk with...

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  • 2018 Aug 06

    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 Aug 02

    Exhibition Reception: Dreams, Memories, and Déjà vu

    5:00pm to 7:00pm

    Location: 

    Harvard Ed Portal, 224 Western Ave., Allston

    Join the Harvard Ed Portal for a reception celebrating the latest Crossings Gallery exhibition, Dreams, Memories, and Déjà vu. Artist Beth Plakidas connects with visitors by sharing remnants of her personal struggles with loss. By using the healing experience of building a shrine and collecting and organizing small treasures, Dreams, Memories, and Déjà vu takes the viewer on a spiritual quest to find fulfillment through loss.

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  • 2018 Aug 01

    Learn to Code with Robots

    1:00pm to 4:00pm

    Location: 

    Harvard Ed Portal, 224 Western Ave., Allston

    Learn to code—with robots! Root is a robot that moves, draws, erases, plays music, and has over 50 sensors and actuators. Students ages 8-12, will learn to code by playing games, following tutorials, and engaging in creative exercises. This three-hour workshop is free, but there are limited spots—RSVP to reserve your child’s place today!

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  • 2018 Jun 27

    Become a Skilled Interviewer

    6:00pm to 8:00pm

    Location: 

    Harvard Ed Portal, 224 Western Ave., Allston

    Prepare for every step in the interview process—from the phone interview to the crucial final meeting. Whether you are an experienced or novice interviewer, this session will help you learn how to put your best forward and respond to questions with more confidence and conviction!

    Participants will gain an understanding of behavioral interviewing, practice giving descriptive answers, and learn questions you legally can and cannot be asked. Attendees will also be given a packet with practice questions and a tip sheet for writing thank you notes.

    Instructor:...

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  • 2018 Jun 25

    Building Career Connections: Networking in Action

    6:30pm to 8:00pm

    Location: 

    Harvard Ed Portal, 224 Western Ave., Allston

    Practice your networking skills while enjoying light refreshments, participating in organized activities, and meeting new people! Be prepared with your elevator pitch and networking introduction, as you give others an opportunity to learn about you. Whether you are actively looking for a job, or being proactive about developing your network, this fun and dynamic session will help you grow your connections and develop your networking expertise.

    Optional workshop 6:00-6:30: Creating Your Pitch.

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  • 2018 Jun 25

    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 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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