Workforce and Business Development

  • 2019 Jan 21

    Monday Job Seekers Connection

    Repeats every week every Monday until Tue Dec 03 2019 .
    11:00am

    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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  • 2019 Jan 22

    Taxes for Artists - Daytime Session

    12:00pm to 2:00pm

    Location: 

    Harvard Ed Portal, 224 Western Ave., Allston

    What can I deduct? Should I bring receipts to my accountant? Is my art a business or a hobby? What is a Schedule C? How do I deduct my home studio?

    The Boston Foundation's Live Arts Boston program and the Harvard Ed Portal are proud to present a workshop with Hannah Cole, a tax expert who specializes in working with creative businesses and artists. A long-time working artist with a high-level exhibition history, Hannah founded Sunlight Tax to respond to the financial...

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  • 2019 Jan 22

    Taxes for Artists - Evening Session

    7:00pm to 9:00pm

    Location: 

    Harvard Ed Portal, 224 Western Ave., Allston

    What can I deduct? Should I bring receipts to my accountant? Is my art a business or a hobby? What is a Schedule C? How do I deduct my home studio?

    The Boston Foundation's Live Arts Boston program and the Harvard Ed Portal are proud to present a workshop with Hannah Cole, a tax expert who specializes in working with creative businesses and artists. A long-time working artist with a high-level exhibition history, Hannah founded Sunlight Tax to respond to the financial...

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  • 2019 Jan 23

    Identify Your Ideal Market Position to Grow Faster

    9:30am to 12:00pm

    Location: 

    Harvard Ed Portal, 224 Western Ave., Allston

    B2B growth is hard to achieve! Many new companies make it harder by not collecting market data on their ideal buyer and positioning strategy. The key to new market launches or early sales growth is rapid, intentional-testing of buyer interest.

    In this workshop you will learn how to:

    • Build a unique value proposition for your product or service that can be tested in the market
    • Develop a set of prospecting campaigns to test interest by market segment and buyer role
    • Evaluate the quality of first meetings generated by your...
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  • 2019 Jan 26

    Fixit Clinic

    11:00am to 2:00pm

    Location: 

    Harvard Ed Portal, 224 Western Ave., Allston

    Bring your broken, non-functioning items including jewelry, electronics, clothing, and more to the Harvard Ed Portal for a Fixit Clinic! We provide the space, tools, and coaches to help you tinker, troubleshoot, and even fit your items. This is an all-ages, do-it-yourself event that’s fun and educational.

    Kids of all ages, tinker with abandon at the new “Take-Apart Table!” We will be dissecting computers, printers, toys, audio equipment, small appliances like fans, lamps, and more, under the competent supervision of experienced Fixit Clinic coaches.

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  • 2019 Jan 28

    Monday Job Seekers Connection

    11:00am

    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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  • 2019 Feb 04

    Monday Job Seekers Connection

    11:00am

    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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  • 2019 Feb 05

    Digital Marketing—Video is Worth A Million Words

    9:30am to 12:00pm

    Location: 

    Harvard Ed Portal, 224 Western Ave., Allston

    In this workshop, we will discuss the most effective types of video for each industry, how to distribute and implement your video content, and highlight the benefits of doing so effectively. If you are just starting your business or trying to grow it, this workshop will give you the inside track on the next step in digital marketing.

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