Workforce and Business Development

  • 2018 Sep 24

    Monday Job Seekers Connection

    Location: 

    Harvard Ed Portal, 224 Western Ave., Allston
    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

    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 Sep 25

    Test Your Career Path: Using Career Assessments for Future Direction

    Location: 

    Harvard Ed Portal, 224 Western Ave., Allston
    Repeats every week every Tuesday until Tue Oct 02 2018 .
    6:00pm to 8:00pm

    Can’t decide on your career direction? Not sure what occupations might fit your personality, interests, and skills? This four-part workshop can provide you with guidance by taking three of the most popular career assessments—Myers-Briggs Type Indicator, Strong Interest Inventory, and SkillScan—and discussing the outcomes with a career coach.

    Our meeting dates are September 11, 18, 25 and October 2 from 6:00pm-8:00pm at the Harvard Ed Portal. You must attend all sessions. Workshop size is limited to 15 to ensure you get the support and attention you need. This...

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  • 2018 Sep 26

    Business Bootcamp for the Working Artist

    Location: 

    Harvard Ed Portal, 224 Western Ave., Allston
    9:30am to 12:00pm

    Who says there is no clear path to becoming a successful artist? This workshop demystifies the business steps artists take when starting their career or building their practice to the next level. Learn the eight most important things to get your artwork out of the studio and into the hands of a buyer. This workshop is a condensed version of the popular Boston SCORE Business Bootcamp tailored specifically for artists.

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  • 2018 Sep 26

    Microsoft Word Practice Session for Allston-Brighton Residents

    Location: 

    Harvard Ed Portal, 224 Western Ave., Allston
    10:00am to 12:00pm

    Need a refresher on your Microsoft Word skills? Join us for a practice session!

    Participants will be guided through practice activities to refresh their Microsoft Word skills. Activities are based on beginner and intermediate skill level. You are also welcome to bring a project you are working on to get assistance. It is recommended you attend our Beginner or Intermediate Word class before registering.

    No need to bring a computer. This session is taught using our laptops.

    Please note: You must...

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  • 2018 Oct 01

    Monday Job Seekers Connection

    Location: 

    Harvard Ed Portal, 224 Western Ave., Allston
    11:00am to 12:30pm

    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 Oct 02

    Test Your Career Path: Using Career Assessments for Future Direction

    Location: 

    Harvard Ed Portal, 224 Western Ave., Allston
    6:00pm to 8:00pm

    Can’t decide on your career direction? Not sure what occupations might fit your personality, interests, and skills? This four-part workshop can provide you with guidance by taking three of the most popular career assessments—Myers-Briggs Type Indicator, Strong Interest Inventory, and SkillScan—and discussing the outcomes with a career coach.

    Our meeting dates are September 11, 18, 25 and October 2 from 6:00pm-8:00pm at the Harvard Ed Portal. You must attend all sessions. Workshop size is limited to 15 to ensure you get the support and attention you need. This...

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  • 2018 Oct 04

    Starting a Specialty Food Business

    Location: 

    Harvard Ed Portal, 224 Western Ave., Allston
    9:30am to 12:00pm

    Looking to turn your love of baking into a business? Have you considered marketing your secret family recipe as a specialty food product? Join the Harvard Ed Portal and SCORE Boston for a free workshop about Starting a Specialty Food Business. This workshop will introduce a variety of factors behind starting a successful food business. Attendees will also learn about valuable resources in Massachusetts that are available for manufacturing, packaging, and selling specialty food products.

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  • 2018 Oct 05

    Intermediate Microsoft Word for Allston-Brighton Residents

    Location: 

    Harvard Ed Portal, 224 Western Ave., Allston
    9:00am to 4:00pm

    Use Word more efficiently by automating tasks and creating complex documents that include lists, tables, charts, graphics, and newsletter layouts. Learn to merge data to personalize correspondence and labels. Take advantage of timesaving features, and elements to improve the consistency and appearance of documents.

    Prerequisites: Beginner Microsoft Word or...

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  • 2018 Oct 10

    The Brand Called You!

    Location: 

    Harvard Ed Portal, 224 Western Ave., Allston
    6:00pm to 8:00pm

    What is my personal brand? What’s the difference between my brand and my skills? Do I have a “reputation” and what am I known for? How do I enhance my brand for career success?

    Success at work involves not only what you do (skills) but also how you do it (brand). Your reputation at work whether positive, neutral, or negative has major impact on your career goals and direction. This session will give you the insights you need to build your brand, increase your influence, and expand your career success.

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  • 2018 Oct 15

    Monday Job Seekers Connection

    Location: 

    Harvard Ed Portal, 224 Western Ave., Allston
    11:00am to 12:30pm

    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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