Ditch Your Debt

Countway Library, Minot Room

Create a customized repayment strategy to become debt-free and help you save money. Credit card debt and student loans will be discussed. Audience: This course is intended for Harvard staff, faculty, post docs and affiliates Pre-requisites: n/a Cost: None Late Drop/Cancel Fee: None If you have any questions please contact hlctraining@hsph.harvard.edu.

Enabling a Culture of Speaking Up (Managers-Only)

Countway Library, Minot Room

This half-day, 3-hour class explores organizational and individual factors that foster speaking up in the workplace as well as factors that get in the way of speaking up. Speaking up in this class is defined as courageously sharing ideas, feedback or disagreement, even when it might be uncomfortable to do so. The class will offer managers techniques for creating a culture where people do feel encouraged to speak up through…

Better Sleep for Better Health

Countway Library, Minot Room

This session will build your knowledge of the deep connections between sleep and the many aspects of physical, emotional and cognitive health. By means of questions and answers, attendees will learn about their own sleep and be able to recognize symptoms of the most common sleep disorders. Better sleep is attainable by anyone! We will discuss the far-reaching effects of insufficient sleep and learn about the many effective treatments for…

The Art of Giving Feedback

Countway Library, Minot Room

As professionals, we are all striving to grow professionally and personally. A key driver of human growth and development comes from receiving feedback, yet so many of us struggle to give feedback to others. Giving feedback can feel challenging and extremely unpleasant, and yet it’s a critical skill in both work and life. In this workshop, you will learn a practical approach to effectively giving feedback and will leave with…

How to Prepare as an Internal Candidate

Countway Library, Minot Room

This 1-hour training will provide you with a strategy, tips, and resources to be a strong internal candidate. We’ll review how to use Harvard’s on line recruitment system, with opportunity to ask questions about the recruitment process.   You will learn Goals for seeking another opportunity at Harvard. Important steps in preparing yourself as a solid internal candidate. Fundamentals to the internal recruitment process.   Your Commitment as a Participant…

Affirmative Action Overview

Countway Library, Minot Room

During this Lunch and Learn we will discuss Harvard’s obligations as a federal contractor in the area of Affirmative Action and Equal Employment Opportunity. In this session we will discuss Federal Contractor Obligations, Affirmative Action, Equal Employment Opportunity and how these connect and contribute to efforts at diversity, inclusion and belonging. We will review how these obligations affect and impact talent recruitment, selection, onboarding, data collection and reporting obligations.

Conversations that Take Courage

Countway Library, Minot Room

This course will help you to reflect on conversations that take courage whether they involve managing up, engaging as a team member or addressing a challenging situation. You will take time to self-reflect on your own style and to prepare and implement the key elements for a successful conversation. This course is facilitated by a member of the Harvard Longwood Campus Ombuds Office and contributes to development of the following…