DVDs for Job Seekers
Access Unlimited: the job search series for people with disabilities (2004)
Finding a job can be challenging. For people with disabilities, the barriers are even greater. Although laws prohibit discrimination, many employers hesitate to hire, or even interview, people with disabilities. This three-part series presents practical, proven strategies that will show you where to begin and what you need to know to find employment in a wide range of careers.
Careers in Nursing (2004)
Nurses are considered to be the backbone of the health care community. They perform hands-on and managerial duties. Learn more about the responsibilities of a nurse to see if this exciting and diverse field is a good match for you.
Dude, I Need to Find a Job (2004)
Join high school senior Will as he attempts to find a job. Learn the importance of a good resume, where to look for jobs, how to 'sell' yourself at an interview, good communication skills, and how to gain the competitive edge and build self-esteem.
Education and Social Services (2009)
This program profiles several educators and social service providers in an effort to demostrate the what their work is like. including a preschool teacher, a vocational education instructor, and a school administrative assistant as well as a drug and alcohol abuse conselor, a social and human services assistant, and a recreation worker From the Top Careers in Two Years series.
Get a job! interviews and resumes (2006)
This dvd outlines skills people need to find work in today's competitive market.
How to Prepare a Job Winning Resume (2005)
Discusses ways to get the best possible results from résumés and cover letters.
Interview Success: landing the job (2004)
Explores how to find job opportunities and discusses the importance of a resumé and cover letter. Outlines steps to take while preparing for an interview and illustrates what to do during and after an interview.
Interview the Best: the process (2008)
This instructional program caters to job-seekers everywhere by exploring multiple facets of the interview process and teaching viewers how to handle those aspects most adroitly. By explaining to each viewer what most interviewers/recruiters look for in candidates, how to zero in on one's own strengths and communicate those strengths to the interviewer, and which components of the recruitment process are most vital, the program will dramatically increase one's overall effectiveness in landing not merely a job, but the right job.
6 Steps to a Successful Acting Career (2009)
Intended for use by aspiring actors, this video discusses many aspects of the acting business including getting started, the types of work available, necessary skills, self-promotion, the daily life of an actor, and setting career goals. Features interviews with an acting teacher/theatre director, a casting director, a talent agent, a talent manager, a photographer, and several working actors. Special features include information intended specifically for aspiring child actors.
Succeeding in Your Interview (2003)
Describes ways for vocational students to prepare for successful job interviews. From the V ocation Interviewing series.
Other job seeker materials include test preparation books for the ASVAB, CDL, CPA, and GED tests and more; resume writing templates and tutorials as well as books and electronic resources for career guidance, vocation selection, and interviewing tips and tricks.
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