Fall webinars and programs will be announced later this summer. View past webinars on the Job Search, Venture Capital, Social Media, and more under the PAST tab.
  • 12 PM – 1 PM EST, 07 Mar 2017
  • Webinars: Career

Getting on Boards in 2017: Trends & Insights

As companies seek to address the challenges and opportunities brought about by digital disruption, driving global growth, and entering new markets, their boardrooms are also in transition. Board directors are looking around the table and recognizing the need to bring new perspectives into the boardroom. The demand for technology, marketing, financial, geographic, and core industry expertise in the boardroom will continue to grow in 2017, as will the interest in bringing more people of diverse backgrounds - gender, ethnicity, age, etc. to the table.
  • 12 PM – 1 PM EST, 09 Feb 2017
  • Webinars: Career

Leading Diversity: What Top Managers Need to Know

Workforce diversity is a reality. If you are not addressing the challenges of a diverse workforce today, then demographic change, globalization, the purchasing power and demands of diversity markets, as well as the advantages of a diverse workforce mean that you will be confronting those challenges tomorrow. Yet, progress toward creating competitive advantage through diverse workforces has been interminably slow as many employees fear and resist diversity. Bias demonstrably permeates talent decisions, and employees and managers find it difficult to follow leaders who don't demonstrate a clear commitment to diversity.
  • 12 PM – 1 PM EST, 08 Dec 2016
  • Webinars: Career

Build a Stand-Out Resume

It is no secret that your resume is critical to landing the job you deserve, and you need to be sure it is an accurate and powerful reflection of your story. Everything from the content messaging and positioning to the template needs to be outstanding. Join Jill Huggett, certified career coach and resume writer and founder of Bridgepath Career Advisors, to find out exactly how to get your resume into the best shape ever.
  • 12 PM – 1 PM EST, 05 Dec 2016
  • Webinars: Career

The Startup Rules of Three

Do you have a brilliant idea for a startup? Becoming a successful entrepreneur requires more than just an inspiring concept and a plan for development. There is a reason as many as 75 percent of venture capital-backed startups fail, and nearly 95 percent of all start-ups fail. Join Jeff Wald (MBA 2002), president and cofounder of WorkMarket, as he discusses the lessons learned during his time as a startup founder, a venture capitalist, and an active angel investor/adviser.
  • 12 PM – 1 PM EST, 15 Nov 2016
  • Webinars: Career

Joining the Right Startup

Startups are like infants: brand new, exciting, bursting with hope and potential. Unfortunately, if you're thinking about joining a startup, that excitement doesn't help much. It often confuses the issues about which deals could succeed and which could fail or, more importantly, which deal is the best fit for you.
  • 12 PM – 1 PM EDT, 26 Oct 2016
  • Webinars: Career

Avoid the Mid-Career Slump

Do you feel stuck in your career? Are you working hard yet not making as much progress as you would like? Are you afraid you are plateauing prematurely or, even worse, heading for burnout? Or maybe you feel you're not performing to your potential? Welcome to the mid-career slump. Linger here too long and you could be in for a long, demoralizing slog. When you handle the mid-career slump properly, you can take charge of your career and make the next leap forward.
  • 12 PM – 1 PM EDT, 28 Sep 2016
  • Webinars: Career

5 Happiness Hacks That Drive Productivity, Sales, and Creativity

According to Harvard Business Review, happy people are 37% more productive, have 31% higher sales, and are three times more creative than their peers. In this webinar, Neil Pasricha (MBA 2007) provides models to create lasting happiness including building diverse support networks, managing energy and stress, and leveraging time management. Through researching top leaders for his book, The Happiness Equation, working as director of Leadership Development at Walmart, and consulting for multiple large corporations, Pasricha developed unique frameworks to create happiness in individuals and drive engagement and high-performance results inside organizations.
  • 12 PM – 1 PM EDT, 20 Sep 2016
  • Webinars: Career

Become an Entrepreneur Without Leaving Your Day Job

What if there was a way to pair the stability of a day job with the excitement and upside of entrepreneurship? Using proven strategies and a range of case studies, author and serial "10% Entrepreneur" Patrick J. McGinnis (MBA 2004) will explain how you can integrate entrepreneurship into your career. In doing so, you will benefit from diversification, upside, and a new set of skills that will make you more successful at your day job.
  • 12 PM – 1 PM EDT, 13 Sep 2016
  • Webinars: Career

How Organizations Are Using LinkedIn to Find Talent

Organizations are increasingly using LinkedIn to find talent. Do you know what they are looking for? LinkedIn’s Bradley Lawrence (MBA 2013) will share key insights into understanding how organizations are utilizing LinkedIn. After this webinar, you will: Gain a deeper understanding of how organizations and recruiters find talent on LinkedIn, Learn how to increase your opportunity to get noticed by recruiters, and Understand the key elements to creating an engaging LinkedIn profile.
  • 12 PM – 1 PM EDT, 12 May 2016
  • Webinars: Career

Adding Resilience to Your Career Toolkit

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.
  • 12 PM – 1 PM EDT, 06 Apr 2016
  • Webinars: Career

Pitching to Venture Capitalists? Learn from an Expert

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.
  • 12 PM – 1 PM EDT, 22 Mar 2016
  • Webinars: Career

Interviewing Matters

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.
  • 12 PM – 1 PM EST, 23 Feb 2016
  • Webinars: Career

How to Make Your Boss (& Teams) Love You

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.
  • 12 PM – 1 PM EST, 11 Feb 2016
  • Webinars: Career

Sales Skills Everyone Needs

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.
  • 12 PM – 1 PM EST, 21 Jan 2016
  • Webinars: Career

How to Snag - and Keep - Your Dream Job

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?
  • 12 PM – 1 PM EST, 09 Dec 2015
  • Webinars: Career

How to Stay Current in the Tech Space

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.
  • 12 PM – 1 PM EST, 17 Nov 2015
  • Webinars: Career

Is Entrepreneurship Right For You?

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.
  • 12 PM – 1 PM EDT, 28 Oct 2015
  • Webinars: Career

Harnessing Social Media for Thought Leadership, Networking, and Job Searching

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.
  • 12 PM – 1 PM EDT, 07 Oct 2015
  • Webinars: Career

Stand Out: How to Develop your Breakthrough Idea

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.
  • 12 PM – 1 PM EDT, 24 Sep 2015
  • Webinars: Career

Transitioning Beyond Your First or Second Post-HBS Job

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.