Monday, Feb. 19
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
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.
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
Why most biotech startups fail
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.
Identify good business ideas
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
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.
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
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.Events of note? E-mail us at email@example.com. Follow us on Twitter @GlobeBiz.