• 12AM - 12AM EDT 23 Sep 2016 – 24 Sep 2016
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Reunion 1:1 Alumni Coaching

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You are invited to meet with a Career Coach for individual consultation on all aspects of the career development process such as decision-making, resume review, job search strategies, networking, and evaluating offers. The sessions can be booked anytime between 9am and 4pm both Friday and Saturday. We'll open signups one month prior to reunion. Questions? Email cpd@hbs.edu.
  • 10AM - 4PM EDT 23 Sep 2016 – 24 Sep 2016
  • Career Program

Reunion LinkedIn Makeovers

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Meet with a CPD coach to begin or update your LinkedIn profile and get tips on how to best use LinkedIn throughout a job search and to reinforce your professional image. We will open signups one month prior to reunion. Questions? Email cpd@hbs.edu
  • 8AM - 5PM EDT 2 Jun 2016
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HBS MBA Alumni Career Rebootcamp

Led by Professor Tim Butler and facilitated by a team of experienced HBS career coaches, the day-long Career Reboot Camp program is based on Career & Professional Development's (CPD) success with team-based career development programs. Participating MBA alumni will work together as a board and share perspectives to help one another achieve their potential for professional development.

This program is for you if you are:

  • in a career transition point,
  • looking for time and reflection on what will bring you happiness at work, and
  • interested in engaging with alumni facing similar situations.

Participants will work through exercises to reflect on their key career interests, what's important to them in work and life, and create a plan to move forward towards a career with more satisfaction and meaning. Each alumnus will be placed in a board of advisors team comprised of four alumni participants and one career coach. There is approximately 1½ hours of required pre-program preparation. There is a fee for this workshop. Space is limited.

*Scholarships are available if you are unemployed.

For questions on Career Reboot Camp contact Career & Professional Development at cpd@hbs.edu.

  • 12PM - 1PM EDT 12 May 2016
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Adding Resilience to Your Career Toolkit

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How can we handle adversity in our lives, whether it is the day-to-day stressors we face or major turbulence that hits us periodically? According to Professor Joshua Margolis, it is possible to build resilience by taking charge of how one both thinks about and reacts to adversity.
  • 12PM - 1PM EDT 6 Apr 2016
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Pitching to Venture Capitalists? Learn from an Expert

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Are you pitching--or getting ready to pitch--a new business idea? Sounds easy, but it is complicated and tricky. Join Ray Rothrock (MBA 1988), Partner Emeritus at Venrock, as he shares lessons from his more than 25 years of experience in the venture capital business in Silicon Valley. Ray will share insights from his experiences with--both giving and hearing--over 10,000 investment presentations.
  • 12PM - 1PM EDT 22 Mar 2016
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Interviewing Matters

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Are you preparing for an interview? Or, do you have one on the horizon? Former HBS MBA Admissions Director Brit Dewey will share insights on what it takes to have a successful interview based on her years of experience in interviewing hundreds of MBA candidates and in hiring for HBS, Bain & Company, and Goldman Sachs.
  • 12PM - 1PM EST 23 Feb 2016
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How to Make Your Boss (& Teams) Love You

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How do you stand out, add value to your teams and make your boss, your clients, and your colleagues love you? Jodi Glickman, president and founder of Great on the Job and regular blogger for Harvard Business Review, will unwrap the GIFT of Great on the Job (Generosity, Initiative, Forward Momentum, Transparency) and strengthen your foundation as a leader in your organization.
  • 12PM - 1PM EST 11 Feb 2016
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Sales Skills Everyone Needs

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Are you a sales professional looking to break through the noise? Could you use some insight into leveraging social dynamics and modern persuasion techniques? Whether you are a seasoned sales rep looking to sharpen your skills, or an entrepreneur looking to unravel the mysteries of selling for the first time, Jeff Hoffman’s Essential Skills workshop is suited for anyone seeking immediate results.
  • 12PM - 1PM EST 21 Jan 2016
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How to Snag - and Keep - Your Dream Job

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In the old days, a good career was linear. It began at prestigious universities and progressed through prestigious organizations, with few diversions or deviations along the way. Now, a career is like a collage, and prestige in jobs matters far less than impact. Life's too short to polish your resume with jobs you don't enjoy doing. Professional polygamy is the new norm. So what does the "perfect job" look like?
  • 12PM - 1PM EST 9 Dec 2015
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How to Stay Current in the Tech Space

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Are you currently working in the tech industry? Or, are you thinking of exploring a new career within the space? In an industry that is constantly changing, it can be difficult to keep up with current trends. Mark Hardie, a product innovator with years of experience in the tech space, will share how you can stay up to date on and effective in the industry.
  • 12PM - 1PM EST 17 Nov 2015
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Is Entrepreneurship Right For You?

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Are you considering pursuing an entrepreneurial career? Professor Tim Butler will share his latest research on the markers that differentiate entrepreneurs from non-entrepreneurs. Using the CareerLeader assessment tool, Professor Butler will demonstrate how your interests, motivators, skills and work culture preference play a significant role in determining your satisfaction and happiness as an entrepreneur.
  • 12PM - 1PM EDT 28 Oct 2015
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Harnessing Social Media for Thought Leadership, Networking, and Job Searching

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LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter, Google+, Klout, Hootsuite, Blogs … #Overwhelmed? The world of social media for business professionals is getting increasingly complex. Sasha Grinshpun, HBS MBA 2002 and founder/ executive coach at sasha360.com, will provide the best-in-class tips for navigating social media to help with job searching, networking and thought leadership. Whether beginner or advanced in social media, this webinar is for you.
  • 12PM - 1PM EDT 7 Oct 2015
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Stand Out: How to Develop your Breakthrough Idea

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Too many people believe that if they keep their heads down and work hard, they’ll succeed. But that’s simply not true anymore. In an increasingly competitive marketplace, ideas matter–and it’s become essential for both companies and individuals to innovate. In this webinar based on her new book, Stand Out: How to Find Your Breakthrough Idea and Build a Following Around It, HBR and TIME contributor Dorie Clark explains how to develop powerful ideas and ensure they spread.
  • 12PM - 1PM EDT 24 Sep 2015
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Transitioning Beyond Your First or Second Post-HBS Job

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Are you thinking of making a job change? Unlike other career moves, the moves early in your career may be different than those later in life. Conducting honest self-assessment and redefining your career vision are often essential to determining next steps in an early switch. HBS Career Coaches Michele Biamonte and Doug Lester will help you assess whether this is the right time to make a change or if you should further investigate opportunities within your organization. If now is the time, they will provide insights into how to approach the job search so that you can land in the area where you are most likely to thrive and excel.
  • 12PM - 1PM EDT 22 Apr 2015
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Facing a Job Transition When You Are of a Certain Vintage

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Are you a baby boomer concerned with how your age may influence your current job performance or future career prospects? Have you read that it’s harder for “older” professionals to find work? Join Laurie Matthews (MBA 1983), former advertising agency executive and current director of Career and Professional Development at HBS, and Warren Radtke, internationally recognized executive coach and career management consultant as they share insights and strategies from their professional and personal experience.
  • 12PM - 1PM EDT 1 Apr 2015
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The Art of Savvy Self-Promotion

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It is important to promote yourself in the workplace in order to create the visibility and credibility you need to be successful. Savvy self-promotion involves understanding your value proposition and then communicating this effectively to others. Bonnie offers specific tips on how to position yourself so that key stakeholders and decision makers see the value you bring to the organization.
  • 12PM - 1PM EDT 17 Mar 2015
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Developing Board Options for Your Future

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This webinar is for HBS alumni who wish to add more for-profit board assignments to their portfolio or those who wish to begin moving from non-profit to for-profit boards.
  • 9AM - 10AM EST 26 Feb 2015
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Working Across Cultures: Developing Behavioral Adaptors Leads to Success

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In our global economy, more and more professionals work with clients, suppliers, colleagues, supervisors and team members that belong to a culture other than their own. You have probably heard about (or attended) training programs and cultural sensitization workshops designed to increase cross-cultural effectiveness, yet the results are mixed at best. Global Integration Consultant Jugal Choudhary (AMP 183, 2012) proposes an alternative approach based on 30 years of experience working with international and global business organizations and on published research.
  • 9AM - 10AM EST 11 Feb 2015
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Mastering the Meeting & Upping Your Influence

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Have you ever received feedback that you need to be more assertive in meetings? Do you ever feel uncomfortable interrupting others? Or do you get interrupted in meetings? Recent research confirms that speaking time in meetings is highly correlated with being perceived as a leader. Increasing your impact in meetings can be a significant tool in your self-promotion toolbox. Join Nancy Joyce, CEO of Joyce Advisors with experience at companies like Apple, DoubleClick (now Google), Digitas and Gilt Groupe and an expert in the Art of Authentic Self Promotion as she shares proven strategies for increasing your impact in meetings and upping your influence at work.
  • 12PM - 1PM EST 21 Jan 2015
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How do HBS Careers Progress? 2014 Alumni Survey Results

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Have you ever wondered about the career paths of fellow HBS alumni? Perhaps you are considering a career change and would like to make an informed decision, or you may just be curious about the types of roles HBS alumni pursue beyond graduation. The 2014 Alumni Career Pathways Survey explores the decisions and experiences that shape alumni career paths 5, 10, 15, and up to 30 years after graduation. Harvard Business School’s Lauren Murphy and Christine Van Dae will present the findings from this study to illustrate the potential trajectory of career choices.
  • 12PM - 1PM EST 4 Dec 2014
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Entrepreneurship Through Acquisition: Is it Right for You?

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Increasing numbers of HBS alumni are acquiring smaller firms, becoming their CEO and principal owner. Meanwhile, HBS courses on this topic have become among the most popular and sought after by our second year students. What financial and career opportunities exist in this area and how is buying your own existing business accomplished?
  • 12PM - 1PM EST 4 Nov 2014
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Developing Your Leadership Potential: A Roadmap for Getting to the Top of Your Game

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We all know that continuing to develop ourselves as leaders is critical, but what do we really need to do and how do we do it? What do the most successful leaders do to develop themselves? Executive coach, leadership development consultant, and senior partner with Isis Associates LLC, Nina Bowman (MBA 1994) will help you understand the key steps you need to take to reach your potential. She will also discuss why high achievers and successful people need to be especially vigilant about their development and why we all need to own our development.