There's nothing like preparation to calm the pre-interview jitters! After watching this video, viewers will know how to define personal employment goals; research a company of interest; do mock interviews for practice; dress for success; make a good first impression; communicate strengths, skills, accomplishments, and more; ask and answer a wide variety of pertinent questions; and follow up strategically via phone, mail, or e-mail. The core message? Preparation pays off!
Use this four-part DVD series to introduce viewers to the green side of 16 career clusters. Each DVD covers four related areas and four or more intriguing job opportunities within them. Ideal for learners plotting out their future or for workers seeking greener pastures.
The Business of Green (HOSPITALITY & TOURISM / BUSINESS MANAGEMENT & ADMINISTRATION / INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY / FINANCE)
Reducing Water Pollution (HEALTH SCIENCE / AGRICULTURE, FOOD & NATURAL RESOURCES / EDUCATION & TRAINING / ARTS, A/V TECHNOLOGY & COMMUNICATIONS)
Combating Climate Change and Improving Air Quality (TRANSPORTATION, DISTRIBUTION & LOGISTICS / LAW, PUBLIC SAFETY, CORRECTIONS & SECURITY / MANUFACTURING / SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY, ENGINEERING & MATHEMATICS)
Energy Efficiency in the Home (ARCHITECTURE & CONSTRUCTION / GOVERNMENT & PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION / HUMAN SERVICES / MARKETING)
Tools of the Trade is a 6-part series of programmes that present inventories of the most common and most basic tools used in specific trades. Each programme opens the trade's toolbox so students can delve into its basic tools and materials, including their purpose and proper usage. Students will view brief demonstrations of rudimentary tasks with the tools, and gain an understanding of safety precautions, code concerns, and industry tips, if applicable.Inside the Plumber's Toolbox
Inside the Carpenter's Toolbox
Inside the Welder's Toolbox
Inside the Mason's Toolbox
Inside the Electrician's Toolbox
Inside the Automotive Technician's Toolbox
Getting hired as a carpenter, electrician, manicurist, or any other tradesperson requires the same professional attitude that all job candidates must show. This video explores essential self-marketing practices that transform job-seekers into wage-earners, focusing on the best ways to display valuable skills and personality characteristics. With straightforward explanations, helpful graphics, and interviews with job-search experts and real-world employers, the programme illustrates how to structure a resume based on skills and background, how to compose a cover letter, how to behave and communicate during an interview, and how to follow up with a winning thank-you letter. Special emphasis is placed on building an upwardly-mobile approach, encouraging applicants to display enthusiasm, leadership potential, and a willingness to learn. This is a realistic and reliable demonstration of the steps that lead to landing a job in the trades.
Complete Job Search System Series
This comprehensive, concise, five-part job search series is ideal for introducing job seekers to information and techniques that will be helpful in selecting a career and getting a job...
|The Right Job For Your Personality|
|Evaluating Different Careers|
|Finding A Job|
|Interviewing For A Job|
|Succeeding On The Job|
Careers in the Sciences Series
This three-part series helps students appreciate the vast horizons that science offers, highlighting the personal and financial benefits of many scientific professions and the opportunity to do work that will transform the human experience.
|Careers In The Earth Sciences|
|Careers In The Life Sciences|
|Careers In The Physical Sciences|
So You Want To Work In An Office? Series
This series provides students with an insight into the office environment to help them with their career decisions and give them a head start in the office world...
|Communicating In The Office|
|Introducing Basic Technologies|
|Introducing The Office|
|The Essentials Of Office I.T.|
Vo/Tech: Ins and Outs Series
This fast-paced, entertaining, and intriguing series introduces several occupations in the vast career pathway of vocational and technical trades...
|HVAC: Heating, Ventilation & Air-Conditioning|
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