Overview - COMPLETE JOB SEARCH SYSTEM - 5 VIDEOS/ VHS
Product Type: Video
Number of Videos: Five 15- to 20-minute VHS cassettes
Age Appropriate Level: Middle School, High School, Adult, Special Education
Job seekers get valuable information and practical techniques in selecting a career in a comprehensive five-part series that focuses on solid content, enlightening interviews, and helpful tips. Designed for a wide variety of viewers, each useful and entertaining video is 15 to 20 minutes long.
Planning Your Career.
Viewers learn how to select a satisfying and rewarding career by engaging in a reflective, self-assessment process. This process helps to achieve an understanding of self by looking at different aspects of life including interests, skills, education, training, values, and lifestyle. A variety of personal information is identified and organized into a form that helps makes the most of making informed career decisions.
Based on the common-sense idea that people do their best when doing what they really like to do, the program shows viewers how to relate interests, skills, education, training, values, and lifestyles to specific occupations. The video shows viewers how to find an occupation with job requirements that match personal interests. It also shows how to research the numerous sources of career information available.
Finding a Job.
Discusses practical steps to take when actively seeking a job, from the conventional to the unconventional, in an excellent overview of the best and quickest ways to get a job. Traditional approaches such as want ads, resumes, job application, employment services are explained, as well as modern-day techniques such as networking, informational interviews, the Internet, and the Yellow Pages. The video discusses the advantages and disadvantages of each method, while emphasizing the importance of using all available methods to find the largest choice of job offers in the least amount of time.
Interviewing for a Job.
Covers preparing for the interview, dressing for the interview, using body language to advantage, articulating skills and abilities, answering difficult questions, and handling salary and benefit issues. An important and intimidating step in the job search process, job interviews also represent the most crucial part of the entire process. The popular video emphasizes on being prepared and relaxed in a thorough and comprehensive coverage of this vital topic.
Succeeding on the Job.
Discusses not only how to survive on the job, but also how to get ahead. Subjects include attitude, timeliness, dress, ethics, grooming, teamwork, conflict resolution, and getting along with co-workers. Common-sense narration provides a background for interviews with employers who give solid advice to the newly hired employee.