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Buffett & Gates Go Back to School

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The two wealthiest men in America, Bill Gates and Warren Buffett, give business students at the University of Nebraska advice on how to get a job, how to find success, and how to help change the world.
DVD
2006
Clemons (Stacks)
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Exceptional Interviewing Tips [electronic resource]: View From the Inside

The job interview is one of the most taxing and stressful experiences that we go through in our lives. This video guides the viewer through the interview process with an enthusiastic host and representatives from four of the most successful businesses in the country. These representatives give advice on how to conduct yourself professionally in the interview situation and how to impress the interviewer with your poise and personality. The video is divided into three sections: what to do before, during, and after the interview. It begins by preparing the viewer with several tips for an impressive resume and suggestions for developing a strong mental attitude before the interview. To aid this preparation, fifty of the most frequent and most difficult questions asked in an interview are [...]
Online
2005; 1996
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May I Help You? Commendable Customer Service [electronic resource]

This video teaches beginning workers how to provide good customer service through maintaining a good attitude, projecting positive body language, using the correct tone of voice, and developing rapport with the customer. Also explains and demonstrates proven techniques to placate angry customers. Better service leads to customer satisfaction and is good for both the career of the capable employees and future of the company.
Online
2006; 1992
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Casual Success [electronic resource]: Clothing for Work and Leisure

With companies of all sizes moving toward a corporate casual dress code, our clothing choices have changed dramatically as the lines between work and leisure have begun to blur. This video allows viewers to review corporate dress requirements, look at some of the options for leisure wear, and see how they can purchase clothing to serve both areas of their lives..all from the perspective of getting the most out of a clothing budget.
Online
2005; 2000
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Employee Skills [electronic resource]

Instructs students how to prepare for a job interview with a potential employer. Basic food service job skills are discussed along with appropriate work behavior, professional appearance, and suitable attitude. Viewers will be able to apply practical ideas to the job search as well as in the workplace. They will also see what employers want in an applicant and use that knowledge to get a good job in the food service industry.
Online
2006; 1992
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Conflict Resolution and Etiquette [electronic resource]

The ability to defuse confrontation and arrive at a solution that is acceptable to everyone involved is a quality that all employers value. This video illustrates how to courteously resolve office conflicts by depersonalizing them, opening the lines of communication, and examining all options in order to come to an agreement. Brainstorming with coworkers is presented as a means of developing consensus.
Online
2005; 2000
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Communication Skills [electronic resource]

Presentations, reports, video conferences, e-mail, telephone calls-more than ever, excellent communication skills are a prerequisite for entry into all sorts of careers. This video provides guidance in strengthening both verbal and nonverbal communication. The importance of carefully targeting the message to be conveyed, minimizing outside distractions, listening attentively, and developing an awareness of body language are stressed.
Online
2005; 2000
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Business Communication [electronic resource]: Listening

Mark is exasperated-he has to redo a sales report because a coworker did not hear the directions-and a customer is furious because someone did not listen to his special shipping instructions. In this dramatization, Mark and his colleagues attend a seminar on listening skills and learn about the steps to good listening, emotional filters and hot buttons, and active/passive and reflective listening.
Online
2005; 1996
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Business Communication [electronic resource]: Writing

On his first day on the job, Mark already has a writing assignment. How should he begin? In this dramatization, Mark quickly learns the four steps to good writing-plan, write, revise, and edit-as well as the differences between a memo, a letter, and a report. Revisions are displayed on his computer screen as he actually makes them, providing concrete examples of the writing process in action.
Online
2005; 1996
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Business Communication [electronic resource]: Speaking

Mark's public speaking nightmare has materialized into reality: he must present his department's new marketing plan to the board of directors. This dramatization tracks Mark's preparations, during which he learns good speaking techniques, effective methods for organizing a speech, tips for minimizing stage fright, and the importance of nonverbal communication.
Online
2005; 1996
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Business Communication [electronic resource]: Reading

If Mark and his colleagues are to meet a tight research deadline, they will have to read faster-and smarter-than ever. This dramatization illustrates the value of taking a time-saving approach to reading, which includes using skimming and active reading techniques, taking advantage of reader-friendly devices designed to help pinpoint information, and diligently concentrating on the content target zone.
Online
2005; 1996
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Problem Solving [electronic resource]

Problems are a natural part of the business world, so learning how to solve them efficiently is extremely important. This video demonstrates problem-solving skills for workers in wide range of occupations. Key elements of successful problem solving, such as staying focused, collecting all of the pertinent data, examining the situation from multiple perspectives, and knowing when to ask for assistance, are highlighted. In addition, role-play, active listening, and a positive attitude are offered as proactive measures to help reduce the frequency and severity of work-related problems.
Online
2005; 2000
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Professional Image [electronic resource]

The secret to presenting a professional image goes much deeper than external appearances. This video investigates not only the visible factors of proper attire and hygiene, but the issues of attitude, professional self-esteem, familiarity with technology, and knowledge of business trends as well. The image a person communicates through written correspondence and in after-hours settings is also addressed.
Online
2005; 2000
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Stress Management [electronic resource]

Poor stress management, stemming from factors such as impending deadlines, work overload, and procrastination, can lead directly to burnout, one of the top reasons for quitting a job. This video identifies workplace stressors and offers guidelines for reducing their impact to a safe level. Proven principles of stress management, including proper nutrition, adequate rest, and non-work-related pastimes, are emphasized as keys to good health and better overall job performance.
Online
2005; 2000
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First Impressions [electronic resource]: Etiquette and Work Habits for New Employees

A bad first impression is hard to shake.something Jason, Marita, and Chris are about to find out on their first day at work. This video will save your students from common workplace blunders by showing them how to present a polished appearance, use positive body language, and demonstrate a can-do work ethic. Donna Panko, a professional corporate image consultant, shares her knowledge while the Wall of Wasted Opportunities-an animated rogues' gallery of employees who blew their first impression-memorably drives the program's message home. Correlates to the career standards from the National Occupational Information Coordinating Committee.
Online
2006; 2005
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Thank You for Calling! [electronic resource]: Effective Telephone Techniques

This video provides students with the basic skills needed to handle all types of business telephone communications. Shows the viewer how to deal with the proper procedures for answering the telephone, taking messages, screening calls, and handling irate callers. Presents the steps for placing calls, including a brief look at the telephone directory, local and long distance calls, efficient use of the telephone, and more.
Online
2006; 1992
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Getting the Job [electronic resource]: Job Search and Networking

After a jobseeker has decided what industries and positions to target, and after he or she has created a stellar resume and work sample presentation, it's time to start the hunt. This program helps viewers make that leap of faith and fortitude with down-to-earth advice on where to look, who to talk to, and how to avoid common pitfalls. Viewers learn how to sift through online employment resources, including major Web sites like Monster.com as well as more niche-oriented sites; how to read between the lines when scanning and analyzing job postings; how to capitalize on job fairs, employments agencies, and on-campus interviewing; and how to access the "hidden" market of jobs that aren't advertised. The latter topic segues smoothly into an intensive look at networking - exploring the di [...]
Online
2011
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Getting the Job [electronic resource]: Cover Letters, Interviews, and Job Offers

A job search is like climbing a mountain. With the summit in sight you must become more focused than ever, because the final steps are the trickiest-and, potentially, the most satisfying. This program guides viewers through that last push, from crafting a cover letter around a specific employer's expectations to the range of responses a bona fide job offer might warrant. Viewers learn about the structure of an effective cover letter and encounter real-world examples of cover-letter strategies. Tips on preparing for an interview (from dressing properly to overcoming nervousness) are followed by a dramatization of how a typical interview might play out, as well as several challenging questions an applicant can expect-and ask. The video's final portion covers guidelines for smart salary [...]
Online
2011
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Getting It Right at the Interview [electronic resource]

Job interviews are, by nature, challenging and stressful-but they don't have to be a complete mystery. This program illustrates the basic interview format that most applicants can expect and the best way to deal with each phase of it. Featuring a dramatized case study, the video follows a discouraged young woman who has gone through a series of disastrous interviews. With help from an interview coach, she learns how to identify her strengths, practice with mock interviews, implement listening and communication skills, adopt a professional appearance, use appropriate body language, and convey potential with the S.T.A.R. system. Correlates to all applicable National and State Educational Standards including the NCLB Act.
Online
2009
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The Job Seeker [electronic resource]: Interview Dos and Don'ts With Sue Morem

As a nationally known career expert, Sue Morem understands what it takes to stand out from a crowd of would-be employees! Whether your students are looking for their first job or their next job, The Job Seeker will give them a definite edge in a very tight employment market. Over the course of the video, several college students take part in rigorous mock interviews so viewers can learn from what they're doing right - and wrong. What trips them up? Tightly focused post-interview critiques, combined with general tips on interview preparation and follow-up, will help students make their pitch with poise and self-confidence when it's their turn to sit in the job seeker's hot seat.
Online
2009