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141.

Investment Banker—Career Q&A: Professional Advice and Insight

What is it like to be an investment banker? In this Career Q&A video interview, Joel Magerman talks about his career path, what he does on the job, and the keys to success in investment banking. He also offers candid advice on breaking into the profession as well as insight into the industry’s biggest challenges and how the field may change in the next ten years.
Online
2017
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Beam on: Careers at the Synchrotron

Physicist Roger Rassool finds out who does what at a Synchrotron, and why they love their jobs. He discovers that many of them are young, and that you don't necessarily need a PhD to work at this highly specialized facility. In fact, not everyone working there is even a scientist. The people he meets are: KYLIE ROGAN, Admin Officer/Project Support; Dr MARK BOLAND, Accelerator Physicist ; TRENT SMITH, Technician; SAM MICKLE, Accelerator Operator; Dr KIA WALLWORK, Beamline Scientist; ALAN JACKSON, Technical Director. Along the way, Roger discovers the basics of how a synchrotron works, and some of its uses. This program will be of interest to both science and careers teachers. Its style is informal and very user-friendly.
Online
2017; 2007
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Nurse Practitioners—Career Q&A: Professional Advice and Insight

What is it like to be a Nurse Practitioner? In this Career Q&A video interview, Sharon Yang talks about her career path, what she does on the job, and the keys to success as a nurse practitioner. She also offers candid advice on breaking into the profession as well as insight into the industry’s biggest challenges and how the field may change in the next ten years.
Online
2018
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Quality Customer Service

The hospitality industry is a dynamic, highly competitive, customer-focused industry. It is one of many industries that rely heavily on its customers and their satisfaction to succeed in the business environment. This program introduces quality customer service, including, how understanding customer needs can improve service levels, different customer service strategies, and the role of management in maintaining quality customer service standards. Understanding the importance customer service plays in the hospitality industry not only provides a competitive edge, but also highlights the many benefits that can be gained from improving and delivering quality customer service.
Online
2015; 2010
145.

Genetic Counselors—Career Q&A: Professional Advice and Insight

What is it like to be a genetic counselor? In this Career Q&A video interview, Elizabeth Monsat talks about her career path, what she does on the job, and the keys to success working in genetic counseling. She also offers candid advice on breaking into the profession as well as insight into the industry’s biggest challenges and how the field may change in the next ten years.
Online
2018
146.

Forensic Accountants—Career Q&A: Professional Advice and Insight

What is it like to be a forensic accountant? In this Career Q&A video interview, Ron Forster talks about his career path, what he does on the job, and the keys to success in forensic accounting. He also offers candid advice on breaking into the profession as well as insight into the industry’s biggest challenges and how the field may change in the next ten years.
Online
2017
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Drug Developers—Career Q&A: Professional Advice and Insight

What is it like to be a drug developer? In this Career Q&A video interview, Robert Hormann talks about his career path, what he does on the job, and the keys to success in drug development. He also offers candid advice on breaking into the profession as well as insight into the industry’s biggest challenges and how the field may change in the next ten years.
Online
2018
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Tax Accountant—Career Q&A: Professional Advice and Insight

What is it like to be a tax accountant? In this Career Q&A video interview, Bret Johnson talks about his career path, what he does on the job, and the keys to success in tax accounting. He also offers candid advice on breaking into the profession as well as insight into the industry’s biggest challenges and how the field may change in the next ten years.
Online
2017
149.

Human Resources Consultants—Career Q&A: Professional Advice and Insight

What is it like to be a human resources consultant? In this Career Q&A video interview, Kathleen Walker talks about her career path, what she does on the job, and the keys to success working as an HR consultant. She also offers candid advice on breaking into the profession as well as insight into the industry’s biggest challenges and how the field may change in the next ten years.
Online
2018
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Internet Store Managers—Career Q&A: Professional Advice and Insight

What is it like to be an internet store manager? In this Career Q&A video interview, Nesha Sanghavi talks about her career path, what she does on the job, and the keys to success managing an Internet store. She also offers candid advice on breaking into the profession as well as insight into the industry’s biggest challenges and how the field may change in the next ten years.
Online
2018
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Investment Banking Analysts—Career Q&A: Professional Advice and Insight

What is it like to be an investment banking analyst? In this Career Q&A video interview, David Hou talks about his career path, what he does on the job, and the keys to success as an investment banking analyst. He also offers candid advice on breaking into the profession as well as insight into the industry’s biggest challenges and how the field may change in the next ten years.
Online
2017
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Working in Successful Hospitality Teams

Creating a successful team environment in the Hospitality Industry is essential to an efficient and profitable business. Teamwork, team structure and communication are key elements in creating this successful team. This is particularly important in the Food and Beverage sector. Individual and team roles need to be clearly defined, goals and objectives need to be achievable and feedback and development constructive. Communication needs to be clear and concise and always conveyed in a friendly, respectful and professional manner. Successful teams make for a successful business
Online
2015; 2009
153.

Chemical Engineers—Career Q&A: Professional Advice and Insight

What is it like to be a chemical engineer? In this Career Q&A video interview, Wayne Tammereli talks about his career path, what he does on the job, and the keys to success in chemical engineering. He also offers candid advice on breaking into the profession as well as insight into the industry’s biggest challenges and how the field may change in the next ten years.
Online
2017
154.

Can I Help You?

In this film, entrepreneurPete Williams discusses how retailers should greet customers. He says "Can I Help You" is a cliche, and customers reflexively fend it off with cliches they have developed. He gives advice on alternative approaches to engage with the customer.
Online
2015
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Exploring Pathways in Hospitality and Tourism

Apprenticeships and traineeships combine work and structured training. Traineeships have many features in common with apprenticeships, although traineeships usually last only one to two years instead of three to four years. This program covers the skills and attitudes generally expected of an apprentice or trainee and illustrates four specific examples in the Tourism and Hospitality Industry.
Online
2015; 2008
156.

Animal Trainers—Career Q&A: Professional Advice and Insight

What is it like to be an Animal Trainer? In this Career Q&A video interview, Dana Vachon talks about her career path, what she does on the job, and the keys to success training animals. She also offers candid advice on breaking into the profession as well as insight into the industry’s biggest challenges and how the field may change in the next ten years.
Online
2018
157.

Careers in Hospitality

Explores various career opportunities in the field of hospitality and management.
Online
2015; 2000
158.

One-Week Job [electronic resource]

After graduating from college, Sean Aiken created The One-Week Job Project. His goal: to work fifty-two jobs in fifty-two weeks in search of his passion. He traveled across North America, reinventing himself as a firefighter, a stock trader and more. The true story of one guy who set out to find his passion and discovered a movement.
Online
2010
159.

Picture This: The Worst Job in the World

Why are some people prepared to do, and even enjoy, work the vast majority of us would loathe? From an undertaker to a maggot farmer, from a toilet cleaner to a miner, and from a prostitute to a slaughterhouse butcher, these silent heroes exhibit a rich sense of humor in the face of danger and dirt, and a powerful pride in what they do.
Online
2019; 1994