First impressions do count! Market yourself and gain an edge in today’s job market by learning how to write an effective resume and cover letter. From writing effective accomplishment statements to deciding what to include and what to leave out, this workshop discusses, step-by-step, how to build and improve your resume and cover letters. Presented by Linda Spencer, Associate Director, OCS. To participate, pre-register at ...Read more about HES: Resume & Cover Letter Writing For Working Professionals (Webinar)
Join us for a webinar featuring Jonathan Khalily, 2018 alum in the Master of Liberal Arts, Finance at Harvard Extension School. Jonathan currently works as a Director at Transition Acquisitions. Transition Acquisitions invests in opportunistic commercial real estate assets within New York City; strategically focused on office, retail, and industrial properties. At Transition Acquisitions, he underwrites and analyzes new investments to add to their portfolio while also managing various on-going developments that range in scope and size. To participate, pre-register at... Read more about HES: Career Path Spotlight: Real Estate Finance (Webinar)
Interview skills can make or break your chance of receiving an offer. This webinar will focus on the dynamics of conducting a winning interview. Learn how to effectively prepare and research for an interview, and how to handle difficult questions. Strategies for in-person, phone and video interviews will be covered. Presented by Linda Spencer, Associate Director, OCS. To participate, pre-register at https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/6317034454167558669. Please join at least five minutes before the workshop... Read more about HES: Ace Your Interview (Webinar)
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Join us for the Harvard Extension School Job Fair! Career fairs and expos are a great way to meet representatives from different types of organizations, to learn about internship and full-time positions, and to discover exciting opportunities. For more information about this event, including the list of participating organizations, please visit the Harvard Extension School Job Fair website: ocs.fas.harvard.edu/hesjobfair. Registration is required. Extension School degree students, alumni, and certificate students can register through an... Read more about HARVARD EXTENSION SCHOOL JOB FAIR
Learn the skills to negotiate your salary during the job search process. Explore how to research and to articulate your value to prospective employers. Salary negotiation is a business discussion. Strategize how to place yourself in a power position so you do not leave money on the table. Presented by Linda Spencer, Associate Director, OCS. To participate, pre-register at https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/6126383535957738253. Please join at least five minutes before the workshop is scheduled to begin.
Are you looking for flexibility, more variety in the skills you use, independence from office politics and the ability to shift your work as the demands of your life change? If so, working in the gig economy by creating a portfolio career might be the answer. Instead of working a traditional full-time job, portfolio careers allow you to work multiple "gigs" made up of a combination of project work, contract work, part-time work and self-employment. Since 50% of jobs in the future will be of a gig nature (depending on industry), learning how you can become part of this new economy is a... Read more about HES: Working in the Gig Economy: Creating a Portfolio Career (Webinar)
LinkedIn is an incredibly powerful tool for building and maintaining your professional network. Join us to be guided step-by-step through enhancing your profile and networking for job leads. We'll discuss your headline, skills, summary, and adding links to show examples of your work. Additional topics: ways to reach out to alumni and other professionals, asking for informational interviews, growing your reputation and how to benefit from participating in groups. This session will be taught by Career Coach... Read more about HES: LinkedIn for Networking, Career Building, & the Job Search (Webinar)