Upcoming Workshops: Career Development – In The Know – Work/Life & Wellbeing

Making Meaningful Connections

The continued positive response to the Meaningful Connections curriculum resulted in HLC colleagues making many connections across the campus over the past year. Keep the energy going in FY’19 by continuing to take advantage of the robust curriculum offered below. Three content suites comprise the Meaningful Connections curriculum:  Work-Life & Wellbeing, Interpersonal Focus and In The Know. To find out how Meaningful Connections began and how we developed the curriculum click here. For questions about HLC courses or registration, email hlctraining@hsph.harvard.edu.

FY’19 Meaningful Connections Work/Life & Professional Development Calendar
Click here for the FY’19 Meaningful Connections: Work-Life & Professional Development Calendar July 2018 – December 2018. For detailed course information, read the HLC Work-Life & Professional Development  Course Catalogue.

Harvard University encourages persons with disabilities to participate in its programs and activities. If you anticipate needing any type of accommodation or have questions about the physical access provided, please contact hlctraining@hsph.harvard.edu in advance of your participation.

 

Career & Professional Dev. –  In The Know Courses | Work/Life & Wellbeing Courses,Webinars & More | CWD on the HLC/UMT/Harvard Leadership | Harvard HR and Benefits Workshops

 

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Career & Professional Development/Interpersonal Focus Classes In The Know Classes

 

 

 

 

Performance Management
Please click here for the latest information on training and tools.

HLC Understanding the I9 Process
Wednesday, October 10th: 10:00am – 11:00am, TMEC Learning Studio 106
Instructor:
T. Weekes
HTP course information/class registration
In this lecture-style class, students 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.
Audience: New and existing staff members responsible for completing I-9 forms and those who may be new or would just like to get a better understanding of the I-9 Employment Verification process
Pre-Requisites: None
Cost: None
Late Drop/Cancel Fee: None
Please contact hlctraining@hsph.harvard.edu with any questions.

A New Perspective: Pursuing Your Goals with the Immunity to Change Method
Wednesday, October 24th: 12:00pm – 3:00pm, Countway Library, Minot Room
Instructor:
S. Katsman
HTP course information/class registration
In this class you will learn why determination and will power are often not sufficient to achieving your goals. You will uncover hidden forces that work against your best efforts and get tools for addressing these forces so that you can make the changes you want to make by working smarter, not trying harder. The Immunity to Change method for achieving personal and professional goals was developed by Harvard professors Bob Kegan and Lisa Lahey and has been used by thousands of people from all walks of life to make meaningful and sustained changes.
Upon completion of the Immunity to Change class, you are invited to register for the HLC Peer Coaching Program: Gaining momentum with the Immunity to Change Method, offered to support you in making meaningful and sustained progress towards your most important improvement goals.
Audience: This course is intended for Harvard Longwood Campus staff, faculty, post docs and affiliates.
Pre-requisites: None
Pre-work: None
Participation for the entirety of this course is required to receive credit in the Harvard Training Portal. Late arrivals and early departures will be marked as “unsuccessful”.
Please email hlctraining@hsph.harvard.edu with any questions.

Flex Work Information and Classes:
Harvard University aims for excellence in its administrative operations and the employment experience it provides. Flexible work arrangements can contribute to this excellence, providing the potential for employees to perform consistently at the highest levels, work together efficiently and effectively to meet the University’s mission and business objectives, and maintain a good quality of life. To find out more about the Flexible Work Guidelines and for classes happening in Cambridge click here.

Evaluating A Flex Proposal (Managers)
Thursday, November 1st: 10:00am – 11:00am, Countway, Ware Room
Instructor: S. Katsman
HTP course information/class registration
This session includes an in-depth look at how to evaluate a flexible work arrangement proposal based on Harvard’s University-wide flexible work guidelines. The facilitator will review the essential ingredients of a flex proposal; how to assess your own attitude about workplace flexibility in general and flex for individual employees specifically; how to identify ways to evaluate the success of an arrangement after a trial period; and what to do when employees disclose personal reasons behind the proposal that trigger your emotions or certain legal requirements–or both. Issues of trust, candid conversations, transparency, and fairness will also be explored.
Audience:
This course is intended for Harvard Longwood Campus staff and faculty managers Pre-work: Optional pre-work includes a review of the online guidelines athttps://hr.harvard.edu/flexwork

Developing A Flex Proposal (Staff)
Thursday, November 1st: 1:00pm – 2:00pm, Countway, Ware Room
Instructor:
S. Katsman
HTP course information/class registration
This session is an in-depth look at how to develop a flexible work arrangement proposal based on Harvard’s University-wide flexible work guidelines. Nancy Costikyan, the director of Harvard’s Office of Work/Life, will review the essential ingredients of a flex proposal; how to assess your manager’s attitude about workplace flexibility; the timing of conversations with your manager; when and how to avoid getting into the personal considerations behind the proposal; and how to identify ways to evaluate the success of an arrangement after a trial period. Issues of trust, brave conversations, transparency, and fairness will be also be explored.
Audience:
This course is intended for Harvard Longwood Campus staff, faculty, and post docs
Pre-work:
Optional pre-work includes a review of the online guidelines at https://hr.harvard.edu/flexwork

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Work/Life & Wellbeing Classes

 

 

 

 

Work/Life resources for the Harvard Longwood Campus community can be reached via e-mail: worklife.hlc@harvard.edu.

Welcoming A Baby? Thinking of Adoption? New to Childcare?
Thursday, October 25th: 10:00am – 11:30am, Landmark Center, HMS Alumni Affairs Cnf. Rm, 5th Floor West
HTP course information/class registration
This seminar provides an overview of the multiple resources offered to Harvard paid benefits eligible employees. Topics covered include a review of various child care options and how to find childcare that’s right for you. A general review of the benefits available to each employee type and their various pay schedules, planning your leave, lactation rooms and other key information for new parents from the Harvard Longwood Campus. Feel free to bring and enjoy your lunch!
Note: registration of this course through the Harvard Training Portal will result in it being listed as complete and viewable under training history. For the purpose of confidentiality, you may also register by emailing hlctraining@hsph.harvard.edu with your name, the course name and date you wish to attend.
Audience: Harvard Longwood Campus staff, faculty, and post docs
Pre-Requisites: None
Please email hlctraining@hsph.harvard.edu with any questions.

Stress-busting with Meditation
Tuesdays, 12pm – 1pm, locations vary by date
This workshop is a total wellbeing approach to managing stress. Class will begin with light yoga exercises to help participants relax. Then participants will be guided through breathing techniques to further promote relaxation. After these initial relaxation techniques, the course leaders will guide participants through a 20 minute meditation, with time for reflection and sharing afterwards. Walk-ins welcome!
Audience:
This course is intended for Harvard Longwood Campus staff, faculty, post docs, affiliates, and students.
Please note: You must bring a signed copy of the release attached at the class level in order to participate in this class. If you are under 18yrs, please email hlctraining@hsph.harvard.edu as there may be extra paperwork needed.
Pre-requisites: None Pre-work: None Cost: None
9/4- Lahey – HTP registration 
9/11- Lahey – HTP registration
9/18- 12:30 – 1:30, Minot Room – HTP registration
9/25- TMEC Learning Studio Rm106 – HTP registration
10/2 – Lahey – HTP registration
10/9- Lahey – HTP registration
10/16 – Lahey – HTP registration
10/23- TMEC Learning Studio Rm106 – HTP registration
10/30- Lahey – HTP registration
11/6- Lahey – HTP registration
11/13- Bibring – HTP registration
11/20- Ballard Room – HTP registration

Mindfulness Meditation
Tuesdays from 12:30-1:20PM,Kresge 201
Note:
6/19/18- no room availability
7/17/18 – held in FXB G03 instead of Kresge 201
Silent meditation for 20 minutes. Reading from works by Thich Nhat Hanh and other teachers. Short discussion afterwards. We would love for you to join us. For any questions, please email darond@hsph.harvard.edu.

Bright Horizons Webinars
Bright Horizons Webinar Library offers recorded webinars on a variety of topics; parents can watch at their convenience.

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Center for Workplace Development Classes: On the HLC, UMT & Harvard Leadership

CWD classes on the HLC
Click on the class link below for CWD on the HLC class information and to register. For a complete list of  CWD classes offered in Cambridge (and on the HLC) click here or visit https://hr.harvard.edu/files/humanresources/files/cwd_courses.pdf.

Email for Action:  Monday, Nov. 5th, 1:00pm – 4:00pm, Gordon Hall Waterhouse Rm.
Click for more information and to register

Project Management: Wednesday, Dec. 5th, 9:30am – 4:30pm, Countway Minot Rm. *Registration Deadline*: Before November 27th
Click for more information and to register

Universal Manager Training
To learn about this CWD program, click here.  This program equips managers with knowledge and skills in the core areas of Employment Law, HU Policies, WorkLife, Leaves of Absence, Civility, Safety, and Diversity.  This program is required for all managers and supervisors (new managers should attend within their first year at Harvard). For more information and to register, go to the Harvard Training Portal (trainingportal.harvard.edu) and enter Universal Manager Training under Search in the upper right-hand corner.

Harvard Leadership Development Programs
Please click here for a description of available programs and options.  To enroll contact:
– Chan – ebrennan@hsph.harvard.edu
– HMS – skatsman@hsph.harvard.edu
– HSDM – judith_vance@hsdm.harvard.edu

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Harvard University Human Resources Classes, Information & Benefits Office Workshops

Wellbeing at Harvard
Click above to find issues of the Your Life Well Lived, a monthly digest of wellbeing resources for Harvard faculty and staff.

Outing and Innings
Outings and Innings is coming to the Harvard School of Dental Medicine! Click here for dates and the location. Click here to see events happening for the month.

Financial Education Calendar September-October 2018
From the Harvard Benefits Office
View this calendar to see what is being offered in the world of financial education over the next few months –you are just one click away from setting up a one-on-one or watching a webinar or signing up for an in-person presentation when they are offered.

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