Workforce and Business Development

  • 2017 Jun 26

    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.

    Read more about Monday Job Seekers Connection

  • 2017 Jun 28

    Using Age to Your Advantage

    11:00am to 12:30pm

    Location: 

    Harvard Ed Portal, 224 Western Ave., Allston

    Do you feel your age is a barrier to getting a job? This workshop focuses on the age-related issues that can arise when you’re looking for a job and provides practical suggestions for dealing with them. After completion of the course, you will understand the benefits you bring to an employer because of your age, strategies for getting an interview, how to overcome age-related objections some employers may have, and how to answer age-related questions that may arise in an interview.

  • 2017 Jun 30

    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 Jul 07

    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 Jul 11

    AAUW Women's Salary Negotiation Workshop

    6:00pm to 8:00pm

    Location: 

    Harvard Ed Portal, 224 Western Ave., Allston

    Gain the skills and confidence to successfully negotiate your salary and benefits package at a free American Association of University Women (AAUW) Work Smart Salary Negotiation Workshop at the Harvard Ed Portal.

    Participants will learn how to

    • Quantify and articulate their value
    • Conduct objective market research to determine a target salary
    • Create a strategic pitch and respond to offers

    Women working full time in the United States typically are paid just 80 percent of what white men are paid—and it’s even worse for women of color.* AAUW Read more about AAUW Women's Salary Negotiation Workshop

  • 2017 Jul 14

    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 Jul 21

    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 Jul 28

    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 Aug 04

    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 Aug 07

    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

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