Workforce and Business Development

  • 2017 Aug 18

    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

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  • 2017 Aug 21

    Monday Job Seekers Connection

    Repeats every week every Monday until Thu Aug 31 2017 except Mon Jan 16 2017, Mon Feb 20 2017, Mon May 29 2017, Mon Jul 03 2017, Mon Jul 10 2017, Mon Jul 17 2017, Mon Jul 24 2017, Mon Jul 31 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.

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  • 2017 Aug 23

    Job Search Time Management Strategies

    10:00am to 12:00pm

    Location: 

    Harvard Ed Portal, 224 Western Ave., Allston

    Feeling overwhelmed and disorganized in your job search? Come learn time management tools to help you become more productive and efficient in your search. Attendees will learn tips to:

    1. Minimize distractions and obstacles;
    2. Clear your workspace to increase productivity;
    3. Align your resources to better serve you;
    4. Plan your job search to stay focused on
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  • 2017 Aug 25

    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

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  • 2017 Aug 28

    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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  • 2017 Sep 01

    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

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  • 2017 Sep 05

    Faculty Speaker Series: High Growth Entrepreneurship and the Importance of Strategy

    7:00pm to 8:30pm

    Location: 

    Harvard Ed Portal, 224 Western Ave., Allston

    Are you interested in entrepreneurship but not sure where to start? Join the Harvard Ed Portal and Professor Steven Rogers, Senior Lecturer of Business Administration at Harvard Business School, for an interactive session with a focus on the Entrepreneurship Spectrum. This discussion will identify the numerous ways in which people can pursue entrepreneurship, including an exploration of High Growth vs. Lifestyle Entrepreneurship. Other topics that will be covered include innovation, entrepreneurial finance, and strategic thinking with a specific focus on why successful entrepreneurs

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  • 2017 Sep 07

    Microsoft Excel for Beginners

    9:00am to 3:00pm

    Location: 

    Harvard Ed Portal, 224 Western Ave., Allston

    This course is intended for individuals who wish to gain the foundational understanding of Microsoft Office Excel that is necessary to create and work with electronic spreadsheets.

    Pre-requisites: Participants must be familiar with using personal computers and should have experience using a keyboard and mouse. Participants should also be comfortable working in the Windows environment and be

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  • 2017 Sep 08

    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

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  • 2017 Sep 15

    Intermediate Microsoft Excel

    9:00am to 3:00pm

    Location: 

    Harvard Ed Portal, 224 Western Ave., Allston

    This course is intended for individuals who wish to begin the higher-level Excel functionality to analyze and present data.

    Prerequisites: Microsoft Excel for Beginners or equivalent knoweldge

    Workshop Objectives: Create advanced workbooks and worksheets, including advanced formulas, tables, PivotTables, Pivot Charts and data filtering.

    Agenda:

    1. Customizing the Excel Environment
    2. Creating Advanced Formulas
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