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    Weekly business agenda

    Monday, Feb. 19

    CAREERS

    Free coaching session

    Those looking for clarity on career direction are encouraged to visit JVS CareerService for a one-on-one career coaching session. Coaches will answer questions about interviews and offer advice on careers and resumes on a first-come, first-serve basis for 20 to 30 minutes. Monday, 1 to 3 p.m., 75 Federal St., 3rd floor, Boston. Free. No registration necessary.

    Tuesday, Feb. 20

    WORKSHOP

    Jazz up your resume

    For those whose resumes need a little pizazz, JVS CareerService is holding a workshop on how to target your resume to a specific position. Participants will learn to identify required skills and experience in a job description and adapt their existing resume. Tuesday, 1 to 2:30 p.m., 75 Federal St., 3rd floor, Boston. Free. Register online or go to the business agenda at bostonglobe.com.

    ADVICE

    Build a startup team

    Listen to advice from experienced entrepreneurs on how to get a company off the ground. Learn how to recruit a core team, protect your interests, and manage investors’ expectations. The host, Boston Entrepreneurs’ Network, will provide food and drinks. Tuesday, 6 to 8:45 p.m., Draper Laboratory, Hill Building, One Hampshire St., Cambridge. Members free, non-members $10. Register online or go to the business agenda at bostonglobe.com.

    Wednesday, Feb. 21

    PANEL DISCUSSION

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    The Wharton Alumni Angel Network of Boston is hosting a panel discussion featuring Scott Dessain and Scott Fishman, who co-authored a book on how to navigate the biotech industry and avoid startup failure. There will be time for networking, questions, and refreshments. Wednesday, 6 to 8 p.m., Alley Cambridge, 10 Ware St., Cambridge. Members free, non-members $20. Register online or go to the business agenda at bostonglobe.com.

    WORKSHOP

    Identify good business ideas

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    SCORE Boston is hosting a workshop on evaluating future business plans. Learn whether or not your idea has the potential to become a successful business. Participants will consider key questions to determine the practicality of possible business ventures. Wednesday, 6 to 7:30 p.m., Roxbury Innovation Center, 2300 Washington St., Boston. Free. Register online or go to the business agenda at bostonglobe.com.

    Thursday, Feb. 22

    MEET UP

    Resources for Massachusetts manufacturers

    Attend the next Boston Manufacturing Meetup to learn about programs, incentives, and resources available to Massachusetts-based manufacturers from organizations such as Mass Development, MassMEP, and MassTech. There will be networking, a panel discussion, and complimentary beer and pizza. Thursday, 5:30 to 8 p.m., MassChallenge, 21 Drydock Ave., Boston. Free. Register online or go to the business agenda at bostonglobe.com.

    WORKSHOP

    Get the most out of LinkedIn

    Business owners who conduct business face-to-face or over the phone are invited to a workshop presented by SCORE Boston. Transform your LinkedIn presence from a passive channel to a proactive tool. Participants will learn how to make connections with the kind of prospects that will boost business. Thursday, 5:30 to 6:30 p.m., Venture Cafe, 1 Broadway, 5th Floor, Cambridge. Register online or go to the business agenda at bostonglobe.com.

    Friday, Feb. 23

    FORUM

    Business meets talent

    Meet and support your company’s future interns by joining Mayor Martin J. Walsh, education chief Rahn Dorsey, software company Red Hat, and the Boston Public Schools to connect businesses with rising high school talent. The culmination of a four-day STEAM learning experience called CO.LAB, students will share their stories. Forum followed by lunch and networking. Friday, 10:15 a.m. to noon, Red Hat Boston, 300 A St., Boston. Free. Register online or go to the business agenda at bostonglobe.com.

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