Welcome to the information and registration page for the Work Life Seminars. View the FY16 Harvard Longwood Campus Work/Life & Professional Development Calendar (7/2015-6/2016) for dates and times of Work/Life courses. For a description of the courses and specific course numbers, view the HLC Work/Life & Professional Development Course Catalogue.
Scroll down to register for specific courses offered in the upcoming months. Unless noted otherwise, please register through PeopleSoft>Self Service> Learning and Development>Request Training Enrollment>Search by Course Number>Enter the Category HLC, Course Number (listed next to each course title below)
Understanding the I9 Process (Category CWD, Course Number HRS300)
Wednesday, March 23
Countway Library, Ballard Room
Note: This training is strongly recommended for new and existing staff members responsible for completing I-9 forms, and for those of you who may be new or would just like to get a better understanding of the I-9 Employment Verification process. In this class, individuals will learn about the process for completing the I-9 form for new employees and the process of re-verifying employees with expired visas. This class will cover both staff and academic employee types. There will be in-class exercises to reinforce some of Harvard’s more common I-9 scenarios
To register please go to: PeopleSoft>Self Service>Learning and Development>Request Training Enrollment>Course Number>Category enter CWD and the Course Number HRS300
Effective Strategies for Recruiting a Diverse Team (PRO410)
Thursday, March 24
Countway Library, Ballard Room
Recruiting for a diverse team is essential to Harvard University. By building a diverse team, you will expand the perspectives and approaches from which decisions are made. Not only is diversity recruitment essential to our mission, but it is the law. As a Federal Contractor, Harvard has an obligation to make “good faith efforts” in the recruitment of minorities, women, individuals with disabilities and veterans. At this course you will learn about why diversity recruitment is important, how to think differently about your staffing needs and gain skills to reduce unconscious bias during the interview process. This course contributes to development of the following competencies: Values, Diversity, Building a high performing team.
To register please go to: PeopleSoft>Self Service>Learning and Development>Request Training Enrollment>Course Number>Category enter HLC and the Course Number PRO410
Year End Assessments: Helpful Tips for Staff and Managers
(Staff PRO206) (Managers PRO205)
Wednesday, March 30, Countway, Ballard Room: Staff 1:30-2:30pm, Managers 3:00-4:00pm
Wed. April 13, Countway, Ballard Room: Staff 10:00-11:00am, Managers 11:30am-12:30pm
Thursday, April 28, Countway, Ballard Room: Staff 1:30-2:30pm, Managers 3:00-4:00pm
Thursday, May 12, Countway, Minot Room: Staff 1:30-2:30pm, Managers 3:00-4:00pm
This one-hour workshop is designed to help you prepare for meaningful year-end assessments. From writing a clear summary, to giving and receiving feedback, we will explore useful tools and examples. Whether you are using the ePerformance Standard Form, Summary Form, or Exception Form, the content is relevant.
To register please go to: PeopleSoft>Self Service>Learning and Development>Request Training Enrollment>Course Number>Category enter HLC and the Course Number
(S- PRO206) or (M- PRO205)
Managing A Leave of Absence (PRO250)
Thursday, April 14th
Gordon Hall, Waterhouse Room
Managing A Leave of Absence will help provide an understanding of the Leave of Absence process, including the roles and responsibilities of both the employee and manager involved before, during and after a leave. The discussion will include an overview of eligibility for each employee class (Admin & Professional\ Non-Exempt\Post Doc), types of leaves, guidelines, and time entry. The leave types covered will include: FMLA, Short Term Disability, Maternity and Parental, Workers Compensation, Long Term Disability, Military Leave, Domestic Violence Leave and Personal Leave. The competencies for this course are Organizational Awareness, Accountability, Attention to Detail, Planning/Organizing.
To register please go to: PeopleSoft>Self Service>Learning and Development>Request Training Enrollment>Course Number>Category enter HLC and the Course Number PRO250
HLC Welcoming a Baby? Thinking of Adopting? New to Child Care? (WLB100)
Presented by: Erin Ringuette
Tuesday, April 5, 12:00pm-1:30pm
Countway Library, Minot Room
This monthly seminar provides an overview of the multiple resources offered to Harvard employees as well as employees of the Longwood Medical Area. Topics covered include a review of various child care options and how to find child care that’s right for you. We also review benefits available to each employee type and their various pay schedules, planning your leave, mother’s rooms and other key information for new parents from the Harvard Longwood Community. Please note: registration of this course through PeopleSoft>Self Service> Learning and Development>Request Training Enrollment>Search by Course Number>Category HLC, Course Number WLB100 will result in the course being listed as complete and viewable under Individual Training Summary in PeopleSoft. For the purpose of confidentiality, you may also register by emailing Erin Ringuette (email@example.com) with your name, the course name and date you wish to attend.
Home Buying Course
Tuesday, April 12
Countway Library, Ballard Room
This course will help demystify the home buying process. The following topics will be covered:
*How much can I really afford to pay and what type of mortgage makes the most sense?
*What is a Purchase and Sale Agreement?
*How does the process, from offer to acceptance to closing, work?
*How can I best price my home and prepare it for sale?
Note: Register at http://www.huhousing.harvard.edu/home-buying/seminars
Bright Horizons Webinar Library offers recorded webinars on a variety of topics; parents can watch at their convenience.
General information about seminars
- Please feel free to bring your lunch.
- Harvard Longwood Campus map.
- These seminars are FREE (unless noted otherwise)
- Work/Life Seminars are provided by the Harvard Longwood Campus (HLC) Human Resource Departments
If you have any questions about upcoming seminars please email firstname.lastname@example.org