Workforce and Business Development

  • 2017 May 26

    Microsoft Word for Beginners

    9:00am to 4:00pm

    Location: 

    Harvard Ed Portal, 224 Western Ave., Allston

    Enhance your basic Microsoft Word skills for career success! Microsoft Word for Beginners will teach you how to create, edit, and format documents, insert simple tables and create lists, and employ a variety of techniques for improving the appearance and accuracy of document content. You must be familiar with using personal computers.

    Course participants will learn how to:

    • Navigate and perform common tasks in Word, such as opening, viewing, editing, saving, and printing documents, and configuring the application.
    • Format text and paragraphs.
    • Perform… Read more about Microsoft Word for Beginners
  • 2017 May 26

    Friday Job Seekers Connection

    Repeats every week every Friday until Fri Dec 08 2017 .
    9:00am to 11:00am

    Location: 

    Charlesview Community Center, Computer Lab 123, Antwerp Street Extension, Brighton, MA

    Connect with others in a supportive and professional setting while conducting an effective online job search! Career specialists will offer technical and practical job search assistance—as well as encouragement and support—to anyone who is unemployed, underemployed, or seeking a career change. You will be able to identify jobs that align with your skills and experiences, edit your resume to highlight your strengths, and customize your cover letter to directly apply for jobs online. Come prepared to clearly articulate what kind of job you are seeking. We encourage you to bring electronic… Read more about Friday Job Seekers Connection

  • 2017 Jun 02

    Friday Job Seekers Connection

    9:00am to 11:00am

    Location: 

    Charlesview Community Center, Computer Lab 123, Antwerp Street Extension, Brighton, MA

    Connect with others in a supportive and professional setting while conducting an effective online job search! Career specialists will offer technical and practical job search assistance—as well as encouragement and support—to anyone who is unemployed, underemployed, or seeking a career change. You will be able to identify jobs that align with your skills and experiences, edit your resume to highlight your strengths, and customize your cover letter to directly apply for jobs online. Come prepared to clearly articulate what kind of job you are seeking. We encourage you to bring electronic… Read more about Friday Job Seekers Connection

  • 2017 Jun 05

    Monday Job Seekers Connection

    Repeats every week every Monday until Mon Jun 19 2017 except Mon Jan 16 2017, Mon Feb 20 2017, Mon May 29 2017.
    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.

    Read more about Monday Job Seekers Connection

  • 2017 Jun 07

    Microsoft Outlook for Beginners

    9:00am to 4:00pm

    Location: 

    Harvard Ed Portal, 224 Western Ave., Allston

    Learn how to use Microsoft Outlook to enhance your career communication skills! This workshop will teach you how to manage and organize email, calendar appointments, contact information, and more. Additionally, you’ll learn how to work with attachments, format message text, schedule meetings, and respond to meeting invitations. You must be an Ed Portal member and familiar with using personal computers.

  • 2017 Jun 08

    Intellectual Property Basics: The Lay of the Land for Small Businesses

    8:30am to 11:00am

    Location: 

    Harvard Ed Portal, 224 Western Ave., Allston

    Do you own a small business? Please join us and SCORE Boston for a workshop on the basics of intellectual property, including what intellectual property you may own, how to protect it, and how it can add value to your small business. This program is a great resource for businesses at all stages and will cover patent, trademark, copyright laws, and much more!

    Please register online.

  • 2017 Jun 08

    First Impressions & Job Interview Etiquette Workshop

    11:00am to 12:30pm

    Location: 

    Harvard Ed Portal, 224 Western Ave., Allston

    Do you take control of the job interview?  Do you demonstrate strength and self-confidence in your networking?  Are you comfortable with social networking and making connections? Develop these skills and enhance your job interview etiquette and first impression at our free interview workshop.

  • 2017 Jun 09

    Friday Job Seekers Connection

    9:00am to 11:00am

    Location: 

    Charlesview Community Center, Computer Lab 123, Antwerp Street Extension, Brighton, MA

    Connect with others in a supportive and professional setting while conducting an effective online job search! Career specialists will offer technical and practical job search assistance—as well as encouragement and support—to anyone who is unemployed, underemployed, or seeking a career change. You will be able to identify jobs that align with your skills and experiences, edit your resume to highlight your strengths, and customize your cover letter to directly apply for jobs online. Come prepared to clearly articulate what kind of job you are seeking. We encourage you to bring electronic… Read more about Friday Job Seekers Connection

  • 2017 Jun 12

    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.

    Read more about Monday Job Seekers Connection

  • 2017 Jun 16

    Friday Job Seekers Connection

    9:00am to 11:00am

    Location: 

    Charlesview Community Center, Computer Lab 123, Antwerp Street Extension, Brighton, MA

    Connect with others in a supportive and professional setting while conducting an effective online job search! Career specialists will offer technical and practical job search assistance—as well as encouragement and support—to anyone who is unemployed, underemployed, or seeking a career change. You will be able to identify jobs that align with your skills and experiences, edit your resume to highlight your strengths, and customize your cover letter to directly apply for jobs online. Come prepared to clearly articulate what kind of job you are seeking. We encourage you to bring electronic… Read more about Friday Job Seekers Connection

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