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#14886/0635  COMMON JOB INTERVIEW MISTAKES: What NOT To Say or Do!
Having all the right credentials and experience doesn’t count for much if a candidate comes off as unprepared, unmotivated, and unprofessional in an interview. This video shows how to avoid that fate with concrete advice from experts, eye-catching graphics that reinforce core concepts, and clear-cut dramatizations that illustrate interview dos and don’ts.


#13160/0545  DEVELOPING A CAREER PORTFOLIO
This program covers a range of aspects relating to the compilation of a career portfolio, including defining a career portfolio, collection of information relevant to both specific and generic skills, and putting it all together. Serious job-seeking requires serious preparation. Viewers get direction and explanation on how to make the best impression in presenting themselves to potential employers. Grades 8 to A


#14670/0635  DISABILITIES AT WORK: Successful Job Hunting for People with Disabilities (3 Programs)
This three-part series helps people with disabilities gain the confidence, awareness, search tools, and interview strategies necessary to take the job-hunting bull by the horns. From online resources that can pinpoint skills and interests - to organizations and Web sites that can clarify legal questions - to concrete advice on preparing a resume, completing an application, and sitting down face-to-face with a potential employer - this is an up-to-date guide to greater prosperity, empowerment, and productivity. Inspiring case studies and expert interviews are featured throughout. There are three 28 minute programs in this series: EFFECTIVE JOB SEARCH FOR PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES SMART RESUMES AND APPLICATIONS FOR PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES JOB INTERVIEW ESSENTIALS FOR PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES


#14655/1015  EXPERT JOB SEARCH STRATEGIES FOR THE EX-OFFENDER (3 Programs)
This series helps job seekers with a troubled background understand the importance of creating a career plan, how to create a resume that gets noticed by employers for the right reasons, and what it take to succeed in the job interview. Each of the three programs contains interviews with correctional officials and offers advice tailored to the formerly incarcerated. CAREER PLANS AND GOALS RESUME REALITIES INTERVIEW TECHNIQUES


#14938/0483  FIRST IMPRESSIONS
Students will learn the importance of making a strong first impression as the manager of a video store interviews eight young individuals for a part-time position. Students will evaluate the applicants, make a decision and then see what happens!Grades 7 to A


#11589/0405  FROM PAROLE TO PAYROLL: A Process of Persistence (3 Programs)
For the ex-offender, finding a job is one of the most difficult and important steps toward building a new and productive life. Many think it's actually impossible. This series of four programs offers hope by introducing ex-offenders to the latest information and techniques in selecting a career and getting a job. The package includes three DVDs and one Workbook: FINDING A JOB 23 minutes RESUMES AND JOB APPLICATIONS 20 minutes THE JOB INTERVIEW 22 minutes THE EX-OFFENDER'S JOB SEARCH COMPANION: Getting a Good Job Despite Your Record 72 pages


#14498/1290  FROM SPORTS TO CAREER
Why would prospective employers be at all interested in learning about a job applicant's previous participation in athletics? What attributes can be learned from sports that are useful on the job? Viewers learn about teamwork, reliability, cooperation, endurance: habits athletes learn from sports and the very attributes employers want. Grades 6 to A


#10132/1945  GET A JOB! Interviews and Resumes DVD
Value Pack. Both DVD and VHS for one price!! Gives young people entering the job market some strong pointers on how to (and how not to) impress prospective employers with realistic interview/resume skills that can be worked on in practice sessions. Grades 7 to 12


#11532/0635  GOING HOME: Teens Re-entering Society (2 Programs)
*WINNER! 2008 Telly Award All former inmates have a hard time adjusting to life outside prison, but teenagers face their own specific set of challenges after doing time. This two-part series shows how that adjustment process often plays out and how its hardships can be minimized. Covers the major sources of conflict that young people will encounter when reentering society. FROM THE INSIDE: Personal Challenges for Teens Reentering Society ON THE OUTSIDE: Social Challenges for Teens Reentering Society


#14653/1015  GOOD FIRST IMPRESSIONS
Most employers form an impression of a job seeker in the first few seconds of the interview. If that impression is negative, few job seekers are able to change the employer's mind. Armed with the guidance in this program, job seekers won't have to worry about recovering from a bad first impression. They'll know just what it takes to make a great impression right from the get-go.


#12658/0635  IN YOUR EAR: The Job Interview
With so much at stake in today’s job market, an interview has to be handled just right. This program follows a career and communications coach as she takes an anxious job seeker under her wing. In a heady prep session, the coach and her client discuss the importance of eye contact, confident body language, confident tone, and good grammar and vocabulary. Focuses on dispelling naive expectations and forcing the potential employee to proactively 'drive the interview'.


#16050/1015  KEYS TO GETTING HIRED FOR JOB SEEKERS OVER 50 VIDEO SERIES (3 Programs)
Job seekers over 50 have many obstacles to overcome. Many employers perceive that older job seekers lack energy, motivation, and adaptability. Younger hiring managers may be reluctant to hire an employee many years older than them, and some firms may even discriminate due to perceived health issues that would cause the company’s insurance premiums to increase. In short, older job seekers face hidden discrimination that makes job seeking even more difficult than it already is. Fortunately, this new three-part closed captioned video series will assist those job seekers in overcoming the additional barriers they have, and get a good job quickly. JOB SEARCH STEPS THAT GET RESULTS FOR JOB SEEKERS OVER 50 Viewers learn how to efficiently market themselves as excellent job candidates. In this program, viewers discover how to expand their network, find open positions, stay motivated, and overcome employment obstacles. 13 minutes RESUMES AND COVER LETTERS THAT WORK FOR JOB SEEKERS OVER 50 The resume and cover letter have a job: to quickly convince employers to contact the candidate. In this program, viewers discover how to customize these documents to effectively introduce themselves to employers and get interviews. The video presents information on the different types of resumes and includes tips from professional career coaches for creating, formatting, and submitting resumes and cover letters. 9 minutes ACE THE INTERVIEW AND GET THE JOB FOR JOB SEEKERS OVER 50 Research, practice, and preparation are essential for interview success. This program shows how to master these important steps and know what to expect in different types of interviews. Viewers learn how to make a great first impression and convince employers you are the right person to hire. 17 minutes *** The three programs are delivered on one DVD and are Closed Captioned ***


#16030/1015  KEYS TO GETTING HIRED VIDEO SERIES
"HIGHLY RECOMMENDED! " 3.5 stars (out of four) VIDEO LIBRARIAN Pro-active, informed, and prepared job seekers land better jobs in less time. With the help of this three-part series, viewers learn the best networking strategies; receive resume and cover letter ideas and tips; and discover the best ways to prepare for and ace the interview. Featuring career coaches and former job seekers, KEYS TO GETTING HIRED SERIES also reveals the most effective ways to uncover job leads, connect with employers, and why employers make the hiring decisions they do. While the DVDs do not need to be shown sequentially, the best impact is for job seekers to view all three. JOB SEARCH STEPS THAT GET RESULTS Viewers learn how to efficiently market themselves as excellent job candidates. In this program, viewers discover how to expand their network, find open positions, stay motivated, and overcome employment obstacles. 11 minutes *A full-length preview of this title is available upon request RESUMES AND COVER LETTERS THAT WORK The resume and cover letter have a job: to quickly convince employers to contact the candidate. In this program, viewers discover how to customize these documents to effectively introduce themselves to employers and get interviews. The video presents information on the different types of resumes and includes tips from professional career coaches for creating, formatting, and submitting resumes and cover letters. 9 minutes *A full-length preview of this title is available upon request ACE THE INTERVIEW AND GET THE JOB Research, practice, and preparation are essential for interview success. This program shows how to master these important steps and know what to expect in different types of interviews. Viewers learn how to make a great first impression and convince employers you are the right person to hire. 18 minutes *A full-length preview of this title is available upon request *** The three programs are delivered on one DVD and are Closed Captioned *** Each program is also available separately


#10104/0405  LANDING A JOB IN THE TRADES
Not everyone aspires to work in an office, a bank or in retail. Some people want to do real blue collar work and those people are as essential to today's world as ever. Landing a job in a trade of choice can be just as challenging as any other. Viewers get to-the-point exposure on the realities of dealing with labor-specific resumes, interviews and how to start working their way up the ladder. Grades 9 to 12


#11533/0635  PAROLE: Getting Out and Staying Out
Prison life is hard - but for most ex-convicts, life on the outside is tough, too. This video follows paroled prisoners as they re-enter civilian life and face challenges both large and small.


#14658/1015  QUICK RESUME AND COVER LETTER
Many people spend too long trying to create the perfect resume and end up neglecting their cover letter and delaying their job search. This program shows viewers how to get over the initial hurdles of writing a winning resume and cover letter to get them on the inside track to success.


#16114/1280  RESUMES, COVER LETTERS AND PORTFOLIOS for EX-OFFENDERS: Necessary Tools for Landing the Interview
If you have a troubled past you may think you'll never get a 'real' job. But, with the right tools, finding a good job is not impossible. To start, you'll need a stellar resume, and attention-getting cover letter, and an up-to-date portfolio. Knowing what to leave out of your resume and cover letter, and how to include experience and training you may have received while in prison are key. This video will help take some of the guesswork out of your unique job search, explain the must-haves and explore the how-tos of resumes, cover letters, and portfolios. Viewers will learn about the different types of resumes; which one is the best match to their skills, qualifications, and experience; as well as how to write a cover letter that will motivate an employer to invite them for an interview; and, why they should expand their work story with a portfolio and positive online presence. *Includes Instructor's Guide


#16113/1280  RESUMES, COVER LETTERS AND PORTFOLIOS: Necessary Tools for Landing the Interview
Searching for a job is a process ... not always easy and oftentimes, well, work! Part of the process includes preparing the following: a stellar resume, an attention-getting cover letter, and an up-to-date portfolio. In this program, viewers will learn about the different types of resumes and when to use each; how to best match their skills, qualifications, and experience with the requirements of the position; how to write a cover letter that would motivate an employer to invite them for an interview; and, why they should expand their work story with a portfolio and positive online presence. *Includes Instructor's Guide Grades 9 to A


#12171/0635  RESUMES: A How-To Guide
Getting inexperienced job seekers to understand that they really can make their chances of landing the job they want a lot better with some good basic preparatory work is the aim of this video. Preparing a great resume is the focus. Viewers learn about different types of resumes, what advantages there are to each, and most important, how to best present their own personal interests and life experiences.


#16170/1015  ROAD TO RE-ENTRY (THE): A Five Part Series
When transitioning out of incarceration, individuals face many barriers to a successful reentry. This video series guides individuals through the essential steps they’ll need to take to overcome challenges and pursue long-term success and fulfillment after their incarceration. Through a positive, encouraging approach, the program motivates individuals to become self-sufficient and make the right decisions to put themselves on track to a successful reentry. Viewers gain valuable tip sand insight from experienced professionals working in reentry programs. The video series also features formerly incarcerated individuals who describe their reentry experiences in candid, honest interviews that will resonate with viewers. Each program is approximately 25 minutes and is sub-titled in English. RECONNECTING WITH FAMILY AND COMMUNITY MEETING YOUR BASIC NEEDS MAKING HEALTHY CHOICES FINDING EMPLOYMENT SUCCEEDING ON THE JOB


#13397/1290  SECRETS: Landing and Keeping a Job
Skills that will land jobs and help people to hold them often go beyond the specific applied things that make up that job. Such transferable skills including communication skills, problem-solving skills, and teamwork are essential almost everywhere. Viewers get a humorous look at why such skills are important. Grades 9 to A


#11335/1280  STARTING FRESH SERIES: Finding a Job with a Troubled Background (3 Programs)
*Awarded 3 ½ stars by Video Librarian! Being able to get a job and hold it may be the best remedy against recidivism. It is also one of the hardest things for those who have been involved in crime or other judicial problems to achieve. This series of three 20-minute programs offers tips and techniques while encouraging patience and perseverance. FINDING A JOB (WITH A TROUBLED BACKGROUND) JOB INTERVIEWING (WITH A TROUBLED BACKGROUND) RESUMES AND COVER LETTERS (FOR THOSE WITH A TROUBLED BACKGROUND)


#13002/0545  TEN THINGS NOT TO DO IN AN INTERVIEW
Ok interview day! I really need this job so I'll polish up my flashiest nose ring, make sure they notice these great new tattoos on my neck, wear my best b-boy outfit, and show them just how 'bad' I really am! How can I lose?! Maybe there are ten other things I can do in this interview to really impress those *$(%&%^$ bosses ... Grades 8 to A


#15915/0483  WHO WOULD YOU HIRE and WHO WOULD YOU FIRE? (2 Programs)
This new two-volume, interactive DVD series lets your students decide who should be hired and who should be fired. In each volume, six young people have been chosen to interview and the students watching the interviews get to decide who is the best candidate for the job and who will be fired! Two 28-minute programs WHO SHOULD I HIRE and WHO SHOULD I FIRE. Includes Teacher's Guides for both programs. The menu allows easy access to each interview. Both programs are Close Captioned for the hearing impaired. Grades 8 to A


#13581/0635  YOU'RE HIRED! Job-Winning Interview Strategies
Being interviewed for a job is stressful for almost everyone but it's really amazing how many people go into an interview without any preparation. Viewers learn how to prepare themselves properly for a job interview while lowering the level of stress involved and raising this chance of success in the interview process.


#11666/1280  YOU'RE HIRED! Skills You Need to Get the Job You Want
It really is unfortunate and frustrating for all concerned that people looking for work do not seem to realize that developing certain skills and being able to show potential employers that they have them is what will get them the job they want. This video explains. Grades 9 to A


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